Home » BOXING

BOXING

Tyson Fury Reveals Date For Anthony Joshua, Promises Boxing Lessons

Tyson Fury has revealed that a date has been set for a blockbuster bout between him and Anthony Joshua and has promised to teach the Watford-born fighter a “boxing lesson” when the two lock horns in the ring. Fury, 28, has not fought since upsetting the odds to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and his career has taken a …

Read More »

2017 African Boxing Championship: National Team Departs for Congo May 25

Boxing Federation (NBF) Coach Tony Konyegwachie has said that the country’s boxers to the African Boxing Championship will leave for the event on May 25. Konyegwachie said in Abuja that the competition in Congo-Brazzaville would begin on May 27. The coach also said the boxers were currently in a closed camp in Lagos. “We have about 30 boxers in the …

Read More »

Anthony Joshua, Klitschko Rematch Set For October At Principality Stadium

Welsh rugby could have an impact on Anthony Joshua’s next move with scheduled autumn internationals putting the boot into the initial plans for a November return. It is looking highly likely that the IBF and WBA heavyweight champion will face Wladimir Klitschko in an immediate rematch after their enthralling classic at Wembley last month. Klitschko, who dropped Joshua in the …

Read More »

Ogun State Awaits Joshua

Ogun State indigenes await the visit of one of their own, the new world boxing champion, Anthony Olufemi Joshua. The British-born Nigerian broke Ricky Hatton’s record by picking up in excess of £15million as prize money for his victory over Wladimir Klitschko last Saturday. Before then, the record for the largest purse was held by Ricky Hatton who 10 years …

Read More »

Joshua To Be Hosted In Sagamu

Nigerian-born British heavyweight world boxing champion, Anthony Olaseni Olufemi Joshua is likely to be hosted to a grand reception at Sagamu, Ogun State, should plans by members of his extended family see light of the day. This much was revealed by a member of Joshua’s Nigerian family, Adedamola Joshua, who said they are preparing for a special celebration in honour …

Read More »

Dele Jonathan Was Poor – Opaleye

Chairman of Oyo State Amateur Boxing Association, Akintunde Opaleye has lamented that late champion, Dele Jonathan, died because of a lack of financial support to manage his poor health conditions. The former Commonwealth champion died in his Ibadan home on Saturday after battling prostate enlargement for about seven years. Opaleye, who frowned on the manner Nigeria treat its sporting heroes, …

Read More »

Hayden Panettiere Fiancee Helping Klitschko Cope with defeat

When Anthony Joshua added the WBA and IBO world heavyweight titles to his IBF crown at Wembley on Saturday (29 April), there was a strong sense that he also ended the career of 41-year-old boxing stalwart, Wladimir Klitschko. Twenty-seven-year-old Panettiere made her name while still a teenager when she starred as Claire Bennet in the original version of the US …

Read More »

Anthony Joshua: From bad boy bricklayer to boxing’s first billionaire?

When the dust settles after a blockbuster night at Wembley Stadium, when 90,000 fans in attendance set a post-war record the man-of-the moment, Anthony Joshua MBE, can give himself a pat on the back. He left it all in the ring, he went down, he got back up, and he won against the most dominant heavyweight of the 21st century. …

Read More »

Obisia Gets KO Over Anthony Joshua

…Champ Plans Nigerian Visit Former national boxing coach and one time contender to the world welterweight crown, Obisia Nwankpa, has been roundly condemned for allowing Nigerian born Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseeni Joshua, who now holds three of the world boxing titles from making him a full blooded Nigerian when the British born Nigerian came begging to represent Nigeria ahead of the …

Read More »

How Isaac Ekpo Lost WBA Title To German Through Technical Decision

Making his first defense of his WBA World super middleweight title, Tyron Zeuge (20-0-1, 11 KOs) defeated number 3 WBA Isaac Ekpo (31-3, 24 KOs) by a 5th round technical decision on Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Association title at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany. The 24-year-old Zeuge built up a lead through five rounds. The bout …

Read More »