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EXCLUSIVE: UFC heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall on his next fight

UFC interim heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall confirmed he will fight at UFC 304 in July and provided an update on who his opponent will be. The 31-year-old last fought in November 2023 at Madison Square Garden, where he defeated Russian...
Blind Baseball equipment (Courtesy of David Parfett)

Team GB blind baseballer calls for more support for disabled students

A Team GB Blind Baseball player says more support is needed for disabled students taking part in sports at university. David Parfett, a graduate from Liverpool Hope University who also captained the blind cricket team at the Royal National College for the Blind, believes a cooperative approach between universities would be “fantastic”.
Ruth Mwandumba - credit Craig Dower

Liverpool target shooter Ruth Mwandumba aims to boost sport’s diversity

Liverpool target shooter Ruth Mwandumba is working with British Shooting in a bid to improve diversity in the sport. Mwandumba is England’s first-ever black rifle shooting champion, achieving that unprecedented feat in 2018 and repeating the trick in 2022.

“I’d love a night win” – Michael Smith hopeful ahead of Premier League Darts...

St Helens born darts star Michael Smith is optimistic ahead of night 13 of the Darts Premier League, which takes place in Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena on Thursday night. The former world champion takes on Rob Cross in the quarter...
Bath Street Marine Table Tennis Club

Liverpool table tennis club guaranteed seventh win in Veterans Cup

Bath Street Marine Table Tennis Club are guaranteed to win their seventh Frank Murphy Handicap Cup as BSM 4 and BSM 5 meet in the final tonight (April 24). The two sides will face off after victories in two closely fought semi finals against Merseyside Police 1 and Maghull 4.
Nathan Aspinall at the Premier League of Darts in Birmingham

From trainee accountant to darts star – Nathan Aspinall says life is a gamble

Nathan Aspinall epitomises resilience and self-belief. The Stockport darts star left his job as a trainee accountant in 2018 to pursue his dream of being a professional player.
Michael Smith. Credit:Taylor Lanning/PDC

Premier League of Darts heads to Liverpool as Michael Smith eyes play-off spot.

St Helens darts ace Michael Smith sits fifth and reached his fifth nightly final last week losing to Nathan Aspinall. Rob Cross beat Smith in Night three at Glasgow 6-4 however Voltage has since struggled for form and sits seventh. Smith...
Shem preparing for Oktagon debut

Liverpool Next Generation fighters Shem Rock and George Staines secure victories at Oktagon 56

Liverpool Next Generation fighters Shem Rock and George Staines recorded good results in the latest Oktagon MMA series. Rock submitted Stefano Catocoli in the first round and George Staines won on unanimous decision.
Oktagon Bosses: Pavol Neruda and Ondřej Novotný.

Oktagon bosses striving for “Champions League of MMA”

Oktagon promotion co-founders Pavol Neruda and Ondřej Novotný are striving to become the "Champions League of MMA". MerseySportLive visited Birmingham on Saturday to follow local talents Shem Rock and George Staines, who train at Next Generation Gym alongside Patrick Pimblett...
Merseyside Nighthawks

Merseyside Nighthawks look to achieve ‘greater performance’ with sports psychologist

The Merseyside Nighthawks have recruited a second sports psychologist as they aim to improve their performances for the 2024 season. Ethan Smith has been brought to the team to work under the club's psychologist, Emilie Haspel. Smith explained his role ahead...