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Anthony Joshua triggers rematch clause against Usyk as Fury retains WBC title

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Steve Marcus, SkySports. Anthony Joshua quickly triggered the rematch clause in his fight contract against Oleksandr Usyk on the day his rival, Tyson Fury, retained his WBC heavyweight title. On Saturday, Tyson Fury sent Deontay Wilder to the canvas for a third time with a vicious right hand to the head in the Read More…

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Ukrainian Challenger Oleksandr Usyk beats Anthony Joshua by unanimous decision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DAZN/Getty Images, Getty Images. Oleksandr Usyk did exactly what he said he would do: follow an undisputed cruiserweight title success by becoming the unified heavyweight champion of the world by putting on a fantastic performance to dethrone Anthony Joshua via unanimous decision (117-111, 116-112, 115-113) to capture the IBF, WBA (super), and WBO Read More…

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Marvin Hagler Dies At 66

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Former boxing middleweight champion, Marvin ‘Marvellous’ Hagler has sadly died at the age of 66. The cause of death is unknown. Hagler’s wife announced on Facebook that he’d passed away “unexpectedly” at his home in New Hampshire on Saturday. The former IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Hagler (62-3-2, 52 KOs) is remembered for Read More…

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Tyson Fury casts doubts on whether Anthony Joshua fight will proceed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: TalkSport. WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury 30-0-1 (21) has cast fresh doubt on whether his mooted four-belt unification bout with WBA, WBO and IBF counterpart Anthony Joshua 24-1 (22) will ever take place. The 32-year-old self-styled Gypsy King revealed the fight is no closer to being signed than it was a year ago Read More…

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Mike Tyson Warns: Joshua Can’t Afford To Telegraph Punches With Fury

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Boxing247. Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is really looking forward to the potential full division unification between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. The retired boxer is backing Fury to win. As the story goes, Fury’s father was a big fan of Tyson and named him after the Hall of Famer. During his breakdown Read More…

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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury clash on the verge of being signed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Boxing247, GQ. Contracts for a tantalising four-belt heavyweight unification fight between WBA, WBO and IBF champion Anthony Joshua 24-1 (22) and WBC counterpart Tyson Fury 30-0-1 (21) are expected to be signed within two weeks. Fury’s US-based co-promoter Bob Arum says he is “95 per cent confident” of getting the deal over the Read More…

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Babyface’s shot at WBF Title ‘chance of a lifetime’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Flykite Boxing Nigeria, GoTV Nigeria/Twitter. West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde, has described his forthcoming World Boxing Federation (WBF) International title clash with Ghana’s Emmanuel Quartey as a chance of a lifetime. Baby Face is scheduled to fight Quartey in one of the two WBF title bouts at GOtv Read More…

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President Buhari celebrates Anthony Joshua’s victory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Bleacher Report, Tolu Ogunlesi. Sports Ministry too President Muhammadu Buhari says by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Anthony Joshua has given boxing lovers around the world, and particularly in Nigeria, something to cheer. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said Buhari made his feelings Read More…

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Joshua knocks out Pulev to retain heavyweight titles

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Bleacher Report. VIDEO: Joshua gives post-match reaction World boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua knocked out Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev near the end of the ninth round on Saturday to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA belts. The 31-year-old Nigerian-born Briton was close to winning when he floored Pulev in the third round after a Read More…

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Joshua says prepared to go to final bell against Pulev

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: SkySports, DAZN. Britain’s Joshua will start as clear favourite in front of 1,000 fans at Wembley Arena for the fight that was postponed in June because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m prepared to go to the final bell. I’m a 15-round fighter, not a 12-round fighter,” Joshua, who reclaimed his titles by beating Read More…