'It ain’t easy getting people into the country': Dana White cites travel issues for Khamzat Chimaev'

A matter of weeks ago most fight fans hadn't heard the name Khamzat Chimaev but now questions are being asked of UFC president Dana White as to why the Chechen-born Swede isn't fighting for the THIRD time in a month at UFC 252.

Hard twerk pays off: Bellator knockout Valerie Loureda celebrates new fight contract by TWERKING on

Bellator standout Valerie Loureda appears to have the world at her feet as one of the fight game's rising stars celebrated in her own inimitable way after inking a brand new deal with Bellator MMA.

'Mixing business with pleasure': Russian gymnastics queen Aleksandra Soldatova holds impromptu stree

Russian rhythmic gymnastics champion Aleksandra Soldatova decided to hold an impromptu training session while out in Moscow, and shared some pics of her regimen with her Instagram followers.

Russian sports instructor sets STUNNING new Guinness World Record… UNDERWATER! (VIDEO)

Russian sports instructor Vitaly Vivchar has set a new world bench press record lifting a 50kg barbell while being completely submerged.

Arsenal to conduct internal investigation into transfer activity after record transfer Nicolas Pepe

Premier League side Arsenal are to reportedly conduct an internal investigation into the club's transfer policy after record £72 million signing Nicolas Pepe failed to meet the expectations of his gargantuan transfer last season.

'We'll see how it affects my performance': Khabib on moving forward after 'very heavy loss' of fathe

For the first time in his career, Khabib Nurmagomedov will enter a world title fight without the prior guidance of his father and trainer Abdulmanap, and he says he remains unsure of how the loss will impact his performance.

‘I got twisted and a little bit lost’: World No.1 Ashleigh Barty reveals why she quit tennis career

Top-ranked women’s tennis player Ashleigh Barty has revealed why she walked away from the game during the early years of her career, saying she “got lost” and “needed to find herself.”

'It's an evil world we live in': Arsenal fans angry as Gunners splash out on Willian signing, just d

Arsenal have secured the signing of former Chelsea winger Willian on a three-year deal, but the arrival of the Brazilian hasn't been universally welcomed by the club's fans, who remain angry after the layoff of the club's staff.

'My fighting IQ tells me Conor is better standing than Gaethje': Khabib Nurmagomedov opens door to M

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has admitted, perhaps for the first time, that he is willing to accept a rematch with heated rival Conor McGregor after complimenting the Irish fighter's striking technique.

'These guys are TOUGH!': Cyclist reveals HORRIFIC bruises after riders caught in HAILSTORM at Criter

Belgian cyclist Tim Declercq was left battered and bruised after a torrential hailstorm descended on riders during the Criterium du Dauphine race in France.

'I love playing with this lot': Jadon Sancho deals further blow to Manchester United as he details B

Manchester United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho appears doomed to failure after the English youngster spoke for the first time to say he is looking forward to next season after the club's sporting director declared the deal dead.

'We knock people out in the first round': Rising UFC star Sean O'Malley says he can emulate Conor Mc

Sean O'Malley, the rising UFC star with the Irish-sounding name, says that he has everything it takes to emulate the achievements of one of the fight game's most transformative figures, Conor McGregor.