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Oladosu Under Threat From Ghanaian Title Contender

Nigerian boxer, Rilwan ‘Real One’ Oladosu will have a mammoth task on his hands to keep his West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight title this Sunday, October 14, as Ghana’s Benjamin Lamptey is desperate to snatch the belt. The title bout is one of the two international contests scheduled for the sports hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, and Lamptey …

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‘Ultimate Fight’ Anthony Joshua To Face Fury versus Wilder Says WBC

By John Hutchinson ANTHONY JOSHUA’S “ultimate heavyweight fight” against Deontay Wilder has moved a step closer after the WBC “ordered the bout”. The two boxers have been at loggerheads over the final details for a unification blockbuster for months now, despite the boxing public demanding the showdown. The WBC are desperate to see Anthony Joshua fight the WBC champion for …

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Wilder Shuns ‘Improved Offer’ To Fight Joshua

American boxer, Deontay Wilder is playing hard to get for a unification fight with Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxing champion of the world, as the USA pugilist has snubbed yet another hefty offer to step into the ring, sports247.ng has gathered. While the whole world is anticipating a huge face-off between both champions next year, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn has disclosed …

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‘Joe Boy’ Vows To Whip Ghanaian Foe On Oct 14

Nigeria’s African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph has vowed to whip, Ghanaian challenger, Anama Dotse, when they clash on October 14 at Teslim Balogun, Surulere, Lagos. The undercards will also feature nine bouts across different weight divisions, the highest number since the show began in November 2014. The headline fight is the West African Boxing Union …

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Ladipo: Home-based Nigerian Boxers Are Very Good

Nigeria Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) president, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo has rated the quality of home-based pugilists in the country very high, and reckons that they can hold their own against any opponent from across the world. Speaking against the backdrop of forthcoming events in the domestic boxing sector, Ladipo, who is also the president-general of Nigerian Supporters …

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Boxing Team Will Win Youth Olympics Gold – Epia

The assistant coach of Nigeria’s boxing team to this year’s Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Peace Epia has promised that they will return home with a horde of gold medals. Epia said in an interview with sports247.ng that the boxing contingent are fully set and ready to win many gold medals for Nigeria at the 2018 Games. Epia, …

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Anthony Joshua’s Next Opponent Could Be Miller As Wilder Talks Stall Again

By Riath Al-Samarrai for Mail of London Anthony Joshua could face Jarrell Miller in New York in April after talks with Deontay Wilder over a Wembley unification showdown stalled again. Dillian Whyte remains the prime option to step in and fight Joshua at Wembley in the increasingly likely event that no breakthrough occurs with Wilder for April 13, but promoter …

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Anthony Joshua Will Hold Titles For Long Time, Say Klitschko

Anthony Joshua will hold his world heavyweight titles “for a very long time”, says former champion Wladimir Klitschko. Briton Joshua, 28, is the IBF, WBO and WBA champion and beat Klitschko by knockout in April 2017. “We will see how much and how big his desire is to stay successful,” said Klitschko. “It’s easy to have success for a short …

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Matchroom make improved offer To Wilder To Fight Anthony Joshua in April

Barry Hearn reveals they have submitted new terms to WBC champ Wilder for a fight with AJ after his clash with Tyson Fury in December By Duncan Wright MATCHROOM say they have made a new improved offer to Deontay Wilder to finally seal a mega-fight with Anthony Joshua next year. WBC world heavyweight champion Wilder is scheduled to make a …

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Wilder Tag Anthony Joshua ‘Coward’ In A Live TV Show

Fighting talk Deontay Wilder calls Anthony Joshua a ‘coward’ during television interview to promote heavyweight clash with Tyson Fury The American was promoting his upcoming fight against Tyson Fury when talked turned to Britain’s heavyweight king Appearing on Good Morning Britain alongside Tyson Fury to promote his 1 December fight, the American was asked about the possibility of meeting British …

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