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Ameobi Leads Notts County To Battle Luton In England’s Second Tier

LUTON and Notts County remain neck-and-neck at the top of League Two after both teams won 2-1 on Saturda and ex-Nigerian international, Shola Ameobi has been a standard bearer. The Hatters stay top of the table due to their vastly superior goal difference after victory at Crewe. Danny Hylton’s 12th league goal of the season set them on their way …

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Anthony Joshua Receives Verbal Jabs From Parker

“If I was born on that side of the world I would be doing the same thing, if he was born here, he would be doing the same thing here that I’m doing,” Parker told boxing website GladrapChannel, believing market forces dictated their status. Parker makes no apologies for his aggressive approach over the last week or two where he …

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Wilder Vows To End Joshua’s Career

American heavyweight boxing champion, Deontay Wilder has issued a strong fresh threat to Nigerian-born British triple world title holder, Anthony OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua, with a verdict that he will end his rival’s career. Though the prospects of a blockbuster fight between both fighters is yet to take proper shape, Wilder is raising the ante already and declared: ‘I am the man …

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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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