Undefeated WBO junior middleweight champion Liam Smith is looking for the big fights out there. The young British professional boxer is coming off a 7th round knockout victory over his fellow Brit, Jimmy Kelly last December to retain his title. Although he's not looking past Predrag Radosevic in his scheduled defense in June, "Beefy" isn't shy when it came to his desire to fight Kell Brook sometime this year.
The 27-year-old said that Kell Brook is the fight he wants; referring to his countryman, who happens to be the current IBF welterweight champion. As per Fight News, Smith admits he and Brook are acquainted and that he's a good guy.
"But it's a fight that people would love to see," he added. more >>
World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has apologized for some remarks he made against Jews and transgender people.
According to him, transgender people are "freaks of nature", noting how if he overturned the situation and had himself changed into a woman who bore the name "Tysina" is "not normal." He then went on to attack Jewish people, accusing them of brainwashing everyone else. more >>
It now boils down to one match to determine who will win this year's UEFA Europa League and it's England going against Spain.
Liverpool FC will try to revive their rich European history when they face Sevilla at St. Jakob Park in the final of the competition. The matchup is on May 18, 2016 at 2:45 .p.m. ET.
It has been a very interesting year so far in the UEFA Europa League and it has taken center stage despite the previous season when people overlook the teams who take part in this tournament. more >>
A proposed Norwegian bill is aiming to make changing one's gender simply a matter of selecting an option on a website, reports have said, with even children as young as six years old eligible to make such a decision.
Breitbart News reported that the proposed bill would no longer require people who wish to change their gender to undergo any physical transformation, surgeries or lengthy hormone treatment, but instead would set up a website where the option can be easily selected.
The Daily Coller added that children as young as six years of age would also be able to make that choice, as long a both parents agree. The government will step in and decide the child's gender if the parents disagree, however. more >>
The weekend was a blast for Ukraine as Jamala won Eurovision 2016 but despite the celebrations, Russia is in a stir and a Russian senator suggests that his country might skip next year's competition due to the "political" agenda that allegedly made Jamala win.
According to ABC News, Senator Frants Klintsevich told Russian media, "It was not the Ukrainian singer Jamala and her song 1944 that won the Eurovision 2016, it was politics that beat the art." He went on to speculate that there is a huge possibility Russia won't be in the list of contenders for next year's contest.
Jamala's song, "1944," caused many Russians to react negatively as they suggested that her ballad was totally against them. Jamala, on the other hand, reiterated that she wrote the song to honor her great-grandmother's story of the Crimean Tatars being deported by the Soviet Union during the second World War. more >>
In their final matches of the English Premier League season, Manchester United play at home as they host AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford in game week 38. The matchup is on May 17, 2016 at 3 p.m. ET.
It has been an up-and-down season for the Red Devils so far in the campaign but they have a chance to finish fifth in the league if they get a point against Bournemouth.