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Okorodudu Seeks Better Support For National Boxers

Former national boxing champion and coach, Jerry Okorodudu has sued for support for  the country’s boxers, ahead of the 2018  Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The boxers are currently camped at Lagos National Stadium ahead of the Games which hold Down Under from April 4 to 15, but Okorodudu has alleged that they are not being taken care of ...

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Joshua: I Get Three Dope Tests Every Five Days

Nigerian-born British world boxing champion, Joshua OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua has disclosed that he always ensures he keeps abreast with dope regulations and sometimes takes drugs tests three times in five days. This comes as confirmation of an earlier report thatJoshua is undergoing rigorous anti-doping testing to KO Joseph Parker’s baseless “king of steroids” slur. The Kiwi WBO champion casually threw out ...

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Warren: Anthony Joshua vs Fury Would Be Biggest Gross In UK Fight history

Promoter Frank Warren tells The Independent that he thinks a heavyweight showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury is the fight people want, and that he’s willing to help facilitate it. Warren says a potential purse split should be 50/50 — something Eddie Hearn might disagree with — but then mentions that he doesn’t see any real roadblocks with the ...

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Anthony Joshua Intensifies Gym Work Ahead Parker Clash

With just over two months to go until his return to the ring, Nigerian born, British World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua is shaping up nicely after putting in the hard yards at the gym. The world heavyweight champion faces Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on March 31, where he beat Carlos Takam in October. And trainer Jamie Reynolds has ...

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Wilder To Confront Anthony Joshua In Cardiff

WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder will be making a trip across the pond this March to watch Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker in person, as part of the Sky Sports commentating team. And while Wilder will be providing some color commentary for the bout, he still anticipates making a spectacle of confronting Joshua in the ring to demand a huge ...

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Joshua/Parker Fight Hits More than 70,000 Tickets

The heavyweight unification fight between Nigerian–born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua and Joseph Parker has already sold out more than 70,000 tickets. The March 31 bout is already proving to be a box office hit, with tickets being snapped up rapidly ahead of the much-talked about world heavyweight title unification fight in Cardiff, Wales. Tickets went ...

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Adekuoroye Maintains Feats At Pro-wrestling League

Nigerian mats woman, Odunayo Adekuoroye at the weekend sustained her remarkable feats, with another sterling outing for Mumbai MaharathiWrestling Club at the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in India. She defeated Pooja Dhanda of Haryana Hammers’ team 4-2 on day 12 of the championship, after an early win over Marwa Amri of Veer Marathas 5-1, her second win of the PWL ...

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Hearn Warns : Joseph Parker Won’t At Anthony Joshua’s Punches

Promoter Eddie Hearn has questioned Joseph Parker’s plans to “laugh” at Anthony Joshua’s punches when the two meet in the ring on March 31. Joshua, who last fought against Carlos Takam on Oct. 28, is looking to add the WBO heavyweight belt to his WBA and IBF straps with victory over Parker in Cardiff. However, the New Zealander is just ...

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Anthony Joshua May Never Fight In US As He Wilder At Wembley

Anthony Joshua believes it is a possibility he could go his whole career without fighting in the United States. Britain’s best boxers have always tried to crack America after success on the home front and some — Lenox Lewis, Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan included — had multiple fights there. But WBA-IBF world heavyweight champion Joshua, who has fought exclusively ...

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Kamaru Usman Challenges Convington At UFC

USA-based mixed martial arts star, Kamaru Usman has thrown a daring challenge at number three ranked Colby Covington, as he aims to go beyond the feat of his recent sixth straight win in the UFC. Usman, who is nicknamed The Nigerian Nightmare, defeated Norwegian Emil Meek by unanimous decision on Sunday, to continue his unbeaten run in the UFC welterweight ...

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