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WWE legend The Great Khali to wrestle in US again

WWE legend The Great Khali to wrestle in US again

The Great Khali, whose real name is Dalip Singh Rana, made his WWE debut in April 2006 where he attacked The Undertaker.

Jan 07, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Barack Obama leads tributes for Muhammad Ali, `The Greatest`

Barack Obama leads tributes for Muhammad Ali, `The Greatest`

Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion and colorful civil rights activist whose fame transcended the world of sports and made him an iconic figure of the 20th century, died Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson`s disease. 

Jun 05, 2016, 05:10 AM IST
Pro boxers allowed in Olympics but Vijender Singh won't be there in Rio Games – Find out why!

Pro boxers allowed in Olympics but Vijender Singh won't be there in Rio Games – Find out why!

In a landmark decision, AIBA threw the Olympic doors open for professional boxers.

Jun 01, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Watch: Today in History, February 10

Watch today in History to learn the important event and occurrences that took place on this very date.

Feb 11, 2016, 00:08 AM IST
Mike Tyson wants to watch 'Saala Khadoos'

Mike Tyson wants to watch 'Saala Khadoos'

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is willing to watch R Madhavan's latest film "Saala Khadoos," co-produced by Rajkumar Hirani.

Feb 02, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
Conor McGregor wins interim featherweight UFC title

Conor McGregor wins interim featherweight UFC title

 Conor McGregor lived up to the expectations as the Irish fighter recovered from a serious beating to hand a Technical Knockout to America's Chad Mendes in a classic Mixed Martial Art UFC 189 interim featherweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here.

Jul 12, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
UFC contender Conar McGregor confident of 'dismantling' Floyd Mayweather

UFC contender Conar McGregor confident of 'dismantling' Floyd Mayweather

He may the champion in Mixed Martial Arts, but UFC contender for the interim featherweight title Conar McGregor said that he would love to get into the boxing ring and dismantle undefeated welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather.

Jul 08, 2015, 17:15 PM IST
Mike Tyson lands role in Kung Fu biopic 'Ip Man 3'

Mike Tyson lands role in Kung Fu biopic 'Ip Man 3'

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has landed a role as a street fighter in "Ip Man 3".

May 12, 2015, 11:16 AM IST
Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to shatter sportsman's annual pay record

Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to shatter sportsman's annual pay record

Floyd Mayweather's fight against Manny Pacquiao on May 2 will help make the American boxer's 2015 earnings shatter the all-time record for a sportsman's annual pay, Forbes.com has said.

Apr 03, 2015, 14:29 PM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: `No fear` Brendon Mc Cullum believes he`s backing a winner

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: `No fear` Brendon Mc Cullum believes he`s backing a winner

New Zealand captain Brendon Mc Cullum believes he`s backing a winning horse with his all-out attack approach to Saturday`s World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies despite the high stakes involved.

Mar 20, 2015, 11:19 AM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies Darren Sammy recalls Buster Douglas-Mike Tyson contest

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies Darren Sammy recalls Buster Douglas-Mike Tyson contest

Former captain Darren Sammy perhaps put it best when he likened the West Indies’ quarter-final against joint hosts New Zealand to a boxing match of Buster Douglas against the once feared Mike Tyson.

Mar 19, 2015, 11:43 AM IST
Mike Tyson once fell asleep on 'double date' with Madonna

Mike Tyson once fell asleep on 'double date' with Madonna

 Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has admitted he fell asleep during a 'double date' with singer Madonna.

Mar 07, 2015, 15:47 PM IST
Mike Tyson weighs in on Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

Mike Tyson weighs in on Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather`s usual conservative style might not be enough to hold off Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao, former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson has warned.

Mar 07, 2015, 14:31 PM IST
Mike Tyson up for music career?

Mike Tyson up for music career?

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, who has been announced as a featured artist in Madonna's new album, says he would love to try his luck in the music industry.

Jan 24, 2015, 16:50 PM IST
Was sexually abused as a child: Mike Tyson

Was sexually abused as a child: Mike Tyson

  Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio.

Nov 01, 2014, 03:31 AM IST

Boxing promoter Goossen dies at 64

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who handled some of the biggest names in the sport including Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins, died from liver cancer on Monday. He was 64.

Sep 30, 2014, 06:13 AM IST

Mike Tyson says Jamie Foxx would need `steroids` to play him in biopic

Mike Tyson recently revealed that Jamie Foxx has been tapped to play him in a biopic and joked that he would do steroids to look more physically imposing.

Aug 07, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in biopic

Mike Tyson has reportedly talked to Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx to play him in an upcoming biopic on the boxer`s life.

Jul 30, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Expect biting words as Mike Tyson praises Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson will serve as the presenter for fellow former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at next month`s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Hall officials announced Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

Pamela Anderson, Russell Brand and Mike Tyson approached for `Vernon God Little`

Pamela Anderson, Russell Brand and Mike Tyson are in talks to bag roles in director Werner Herzog`s new movie `Vernon God Little`.

Feb 09, 2014, 08:33 AM IST