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Anthony Joshua Not Rushing To Fight In USA

Nigerian, British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is “in no rush” to fight in the United States. The 28-year-old will defend his IBF and WBA titles against Carlos Takam in front of 70,000 fans at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 28 October.It will be the Watford-born fighter’s second stadium bout, and his next move is expected to be into ...

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Anthony Joshua: Takam Fight Will Be Harder Than Pulev

Anthony Joshua is under no illusions about the threat posed by late replacement Carlos Takam ahead of his world heavyweight title defence in Cardiff on October 28. Joshua has revealed he was ambushed by Takam in a hotel lobby shortly after the first defence of his IBF crown against Dominic Breazeale in 2016 – and knows the Frenchman will be ...

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Anthony Joshua Now To Battle Takam Who Will will ‘run through walls’

It was a twist of fate which handed Anthony Joshua his early opportunity to become world heavyweight champion last year. Now he has been warned he faces a fighter who will “run through walls for this one” as Carlos Takam stepped in as a replacement in Cardiff next week. Joshua’s trainer, Rob McCracken and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, were today ...

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Moses Itua Gives Boxing Lifeline To Ojokoro Kids

Moses Itua may never have looked like the man to give youngsters around the Ijaiye, Ojokoro area of Lagos a chance of life through boxing but that is exactly what he is working at now. As a young man, Itua was a decorated fighter in taekwondo but the UK based Nigerian has thrown his weight and cash towards developing young ...

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Anthony Joshua named Boxer of the Year

Anthony Joshua has been named the Boxer of the Year at the British Boxing Board of Control’s awards dinner in London. The IBF and WBA heavyweight champion was recognised for his achievements for the 12 months from August 2016, in which he successfully defended his IBF title against Eric Molina before winning that defeating Wladimir Klitschko. Tony Bellew, George Groves, ...

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Anthony Joshua Targets Unification Bout Early 2018

Nigerian born British IBF and WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua intends to face the winner of the bout between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz early next year, according to Eddie Hearn. Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that Anthony Joshua has his sights set on a unification bout with either Deontay Wilder or Luis Ortiz in 2018. The 27-year-old will defend ...

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TAKE THE MEDICINE Anthony Joshua Steps Up Training With A month To Pulev showdown

ANTHONY JOSHUA is leaving no stone unturned ahead of his world title defence against Kubrat Pulev next month. After stunning the boxing world by defeating, and then retiring, the legend that is Wladimir Klitschko, Watford fighter Joshua has been ordered to face the mandatory IBF challenger. Anthony Joshua gets into some serious training ahead of Kubrat Pulev fight Anthony Joshua ...

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Anthony Joshua next opponent: AJ’s style Perfect For Parker, claims Barry

Anthony Joshua could fight Joseph Parker after Kubrat Pulev bout Joshua gets in the ring with Kubrat Pulev in late October in his first fight since beating Wladimir Klitchsko in their stunning Wembley Stadium bout earlier this year. And despite his showdown with the Bulgarian still being more than a month away, jostling has already started to become the Londoner’s ...

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Parker Plans Anthony Joshua Fight After Fury Is Dealt With

Joseph Parker has said he plans to base himself in the UK for the next 18 months as he builds up to a potential fight against Anthony Joshua WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker says he can “bring out the weaknesses” in Anthony Joshua in a unification bout. Parker defended his title by beating Hughie Fury on points in Manchester ...

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Bernard Hopkins: ‘Anthony Joshua not a superstar yet’

Former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins believes that Anthony Joshua is not a superstar yet ahead of the Englishman’s fight against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in October. Former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins has said that Anthony Joshua is not a superstar yet, and must prove himself against the likes of American Deontay Wilder. Joshua faces a bout against Bulgarian Kubrat ...

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