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Tyson Fury Woos Trump To Cow Joshua

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wants US President Donald Trump in his corner as he mulls “the biggest fight ever” against reigning IBF and WBA champion, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua. Joshua successfully defended his titles against Carlos Takam in Cardiff, Wales last Saturday and either WBO champion Joseph Parker or WBC champion Deontay Wilder appear the most likely next ...

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Wike Wrestling Tourney Gets 90 Weight Categories

Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) have increased the weight categories from eight to 10 for the maiden Governor Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship, which will hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State from November  23 to  30. the United World Wrestling’s Bureau officially approved the switch from eight to 10 weight categories across all events in August. The Technical Director of the ...

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Anthony Joshua’s Hopes Of Facing Wilder Hits Storm, As WBC Changes Gear

Dominic Breazeale fights Eric Molina in Brooklyn on Saturday, November 4 They clash on the undercard of Deontay Wilder’s fight with Bermane Stiverne Anthony Joshua had been lined up to meet Wilder in a unification bout next year But the WBC revealed that Breazeale-Molina is a final eliminator for their title The winner of Dominc Breazeale’s fight with Eric Molina ...

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Anthony Joshua Reveals Why Beating Takam Was Difficult

Anthony Joshua acknowledged the fact he had had only 12 days to prepare for Carlos Takam contributed to his struggle to secure the explosive knockout expected of him. Though he consistently dominated the latest defence of his IBF and WBA titles, he took until the 10th round to stop the previously little-known Frenchman, and to significant dissatisfaction. The 36-year-old protested ...

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Joshua Targets Boxing Milestone After Takam Fight

Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Anthony OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua has confessed that he was to make a mark in history by going beyond the IBF and WBA belts, after he faces Carlos Takam at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on Saturday. The 28-year-old Joshua is relishing the “great responsibility” of attempting to become the first man to hold all four ...

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Anthony Joshua Says ‘No problem’ Takam Stepping in… But I’ll be Relieved when….

It’s not been without stress but the biggest star in world boxing returns to the ring this Saturday as Anthony Joshua make his fourth defence of the world heavyweight title in front of 75,000 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. In the opposite corner is mandatory challenger Carlos Takam, the tough, big-punching French heavyweight who got the call following Kubrat ...

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Anthony Joshua Vows to Fight ‘In A Phone Box’

ANTHONY JOSHUA has said he will fight ‘in a phone box’ when he takes on Carlos Takam on Saturday. The Londoner was referring to Takam’s close-range fighting style, meaning he will have to get up close and personal with body shots, rather than relying on his long-arm jab. But this could play into Joshua’s strengths – especially after the devastating ...

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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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