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Anthony Joshua Has 80% chance of fighting Deontay Wilder next

Joshua will put his WBA and IBF titles on the line when he faces WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in a unification bout on March 31. Both fighters are unbeaten but if AJ manages to get past the tough Kiwi, Hearn has tipped Wilder to be next up. Speaking to Fight Hub TV, he said: “Our job is to give ...

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Joshua Takes Takam As Sparring Partner For Parker Bout

Nigerian-born British boxing champion of the world, Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua wants to enroll Carlos Takam as his sparring partner, in order to polish his skills for his looming heavyweight unification title clash with Joseph Parker. Boxing purists note that it is an unusual situation given that Takam was Joshua’s last victim, and got beaten by TKO after 10 rugged ...

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Higgins Warns Anthony Joshua Against Underrating Parker

Anthony Joshua is making a “grave mistake” if he is discussing a Deontay Wilder deal instead of focusing on Joseph Parker, says the New Zealander’s promoter David Higgins. The WBA ‘super’ and IBF heavyweight champion is just a few weeks away from his unification clash with WBO title holder Parker on March 31, live on Sky Sport Box Office, but ...

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Parker Warns Anthony Joshua won’t Get Chance To fight Wilder Soon

Joseph Parker has told Eddie Hearn to back down on his promise that Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in 2018 – insisting the best the Briton can hope for is a rematch against him when he takes his world heavyweight titles this month. Joshua vs Wilder is one of the most eagerly anticipated bouts in boxing with the 32-year-old ...

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Anthony Joshua To Spar Former Opponents Takam Ahead Parker Unification Clash

Anthony Joshua will spar former opponent Carlos Takam in preparation for his blockbuster heavyweight fight title with Joseph Parker on March 31. Takam stepped in as a late-replacement for the injured Kubrat Pulev last October before losing by controversial 10th round stoppage. And Joshua has called on his services as he bids to unify the belts in Cardiff this month. ...

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Joshua, Wilder Can Make $250m If They Fight, Says Holyfield

Evander Holyfield, former world heavyweight boxing champion, says Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder stand to make as much as $250m if they face each other. But for that to happen, Joshua will have to beat Joseph Parker in a heavyweight unification bout on March 31 at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Holyfield said if Joshua overcomes Parker, the mega bout against ...

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Wilder Has His Champion Moment in Dramatic Comeback KO Of Ortiz

He was finished. He looked finished. The bell sounded to end the seventh round and all the old criticisms of Deontay Wilder came roaring back. And then it happened. Deontay Wilder had his heavyweight champion moment. Four rounds into the biggest fight of Wilder’s career and you could already see the narratives unfolding. Never should have taken this fight. It ...

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Joshua’s Trainer Says Wilder’s Easier Than Parker

Nigerian-born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua sees Joseph Parker as a tougher challenge than Deontay Wilder, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn. There’s plenty of talk about a showdown between Joshua and Wilder even with the Parker fight still to come on April 1st (NZ time). WBC champion Wilder squares off against Cuban Luis Ortiz in ...

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Hagler Believes ‘AJ’ Is Future Of Boxing

Meanwhile, American boxing legend, ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler has tagged Britain’s Nigerian-born world heavyweight champion, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua as the future of boxing, as long as his backroom staff keep him in line. However, Hagler, the undisputed world middleweight champion from 1980-87 with 12 successful defences, also warned that riches and fame that go with being a champion could also ...

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Anthony Joshua: Wilder Aims To Avoid Mayweather-Pacquiao Drama

Giving unbeaten Luis Ortiz a second chance after the Cuban slugger failed a drug test last October wasn’t something WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder felt he needed to do. This decision was more of a want, based on an internal need for Wilder to do what every boxing fan has been asking him since first winning his title in 2015: ...

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