Anthony Joshua ignored the dress code for BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards Anthony Joshua might be the heavyweight favourite to win the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year tonight. But it seems like he was left in the dark about the dress code of the event being held at Liverpools Echo Arena. Either that, or the 28-year-old professional boxer flouted the rules so he could do his own thing. In a sea of suits, the hunk opted a black poloneck top and matching trousers. Anthony Joshua ignored the dress code for tonights Sports Personality of the Year Awards . Looks like no one was brave enough to tell him . He wore matching black trousers . But it looks like no one was brave enough to call him out on his error. Joshua isnt the only contender for the title, Lewis Hamilton is also in the mix after his latest F1 world title success ahead of Sir Mo Farah, the most decorated British athlete. Other awards to be presented at the glitzy celebration of sporting brilliance include Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, Team of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award. The stars descended on Liverpool tonight as they attended the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. The glitzy bash at Liverpools Echo Arena on Sunday night saw the glamorous attendees line up to show off their finery on the red carpet. Hollyoaks actress Jorgie Porter led the way in a stunning gold sequin dress. The plunging frock put the busty lads mags favourites incredible figure on display. Hollyoaks actress Jorgie Porter brings some showbiz glitz to proceedings . She teamed the figure-hugging dress with a pair of nude court shoes. Jorgie lined her eyes with lashings of liner and pulled her blonde tresses back into an easy ponytail. Meanwhile, Love Island star Gabby Allen also made a big impression in a flowing kimono dress. The wrap dress had a thigh-high slit that put the former personal trainers toned legs on display. Love Island star Gabby Allen is a special guest. Well, she is a personal trainer . She put her toned legs on display . She wore the daring gown with a pair of burgandy velvet heels and statement earrings. Meanwhile, Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Mahkdoom put on a united front after months of estrangement. In their first public appearance as a couple since Amir returned from the Im A Celebrity jungle, husband and wife were all smiles in front of the cameras. Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom make their first public appearance since the boxer left Im A Celebrity . Faryal flaunted her baby bump in high-waist trousers . The boxing champion lovingly put his arm around his wife – who is five months pregnant with their second child. Wearing a navy blue suit with a bright white shirt Amir meant business. His pregnant wife put her baby bump on display in a high-waisted pair of black silk trousers and a floral shirt.