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Rilwan Lawal Desires Highpoint In Boxing

Emergent Nigerian boxer, Rilwan Lawal says he wants to punch his way up the boxing ladder after he defeated Enoch Lamptey at the Aborigines Beach Resort, Keta, Ghana, in round two on his pro debut on November 3. Rilwan knocked down Lamptey in round two of their six-round super bantamweight bout and, though, the Ghanaian got up, he eventually surrendered ...

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Anthony Joshua Chose To ‘Fight Fire With Fire’ In Fury Twitter Tirade

Anthony Joshua says that his decision to hit out at Tyson Fury on twitter was brought about by a need to “fight fire with fire”. Joshua, who stopped Carlos Takam in the 10th round to defend his heavyweight titles at the Principality Stadium last month, targeted the former WBA, WBO and IBO title holder as part of a stunning outburst ...

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Tyson Fury responds to Anthony Joshua’s expletive-filled Twitter attack

Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua on Thursday launched an expletive-filled Twitter attack on his potential rivals, telling Tyson Fury ‘get fit you fat f—‘ and mocking WBO champion Joseph Parker that he was awaiting a signed contract to fight next year. All part of the fun of the developing heavyweight boxing circus. Joshua retained his IBF, WBA & IBO world ...

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Joshua, Wilder To Lock Horns In 2018

Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Anthony OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed that his ward will face America’s Deontay Wilder for a unification bout in 2018. Wilder called out the IBF and WBA champion after defending his WBC title against BermaneStiverne on Saturday, and Hearn says there is “absolutely no question” Joshua will fight him next ...

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Tyson Deported On Arrival At Chile Airport

Former world heavyweight boxing champion, ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson was barred from entering Chile on Thursday because of his criminal record. The American had travelled to Chile at the invitation of a TV channel and to take part in an advertising campaign, but he was barred because of his conviction back home in 1992. Tyson was convicted of raping a teenage ...

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Anthony Joshua’s Fight With Wilder Set For Twickenham, Hearn

Eddie Hearn has said that Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight showdown with Deontay Wilder could take place at Twickenham, after early plans to return to Wembley Stadium were scuppered by scheduling problems. Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko in front of a capacity 90,000 crowd at Wembley in April, equalling the pre-war British boxing attendance record of Len Harvey vs Jock McAvoy, set ...

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Wilder Annihilates Stiverne In One Round, Calls Out Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder told them to get the ambulance ready for his opponent on Saturday night. And the heavyweight champion made good on his promise by obliterating Bermaine Stiverne in the first round at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and now says his target is triple world champion, Anthony Joshua. It was a savage assault by Wilder, who rectified ...

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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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