Home » BOXING (page 4)

BOXING

Joshua Must Fight Povetkin Next – Ryabinskiy

Nigerian-born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua has been told to cooperate with the rules and accept Alexander Povetkin as his next opponent. Povetkin is the mandatory challenger to Joshua’s WBA heavyweight title, and the governing body have given until May 6 for their respective promoters to negotiate a fight, which the Russia fighter’s promoter, AndreyRyabinskiy must be ...

Read More »

Wilder Tempts Anthony Joshua With $50m Fight Offer

WBC heavyweight world champion Wilder issued a video challenge to IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua to meet his demands for a $50m unification showdown Anthony Joshua has been offered a guaranteed purse of $50m (£35.9m) by Deontay Wilder’s team in order to arrange a much-anticipated world heavyweight unification title showdown. Joshua has been given 24 hours to sign the ...

Read More »

‘Three generations strong’: Anthony Joshua Flaunts Photo Of Himself With Dad And Son

The heavyweight world champion is a proud family man Anthony Joshua shared a rare family picture on social media on Saturday showing three generations of Joshuas. The heavyweight, from Watford, Hertfordshire, captioned it: “3 generations strong.” Sat sandwiched in between the 28-year-old boxer and the boxer’s dad is his young son Joseph, who he welcomed in October 2015 with his ...

Read More »

KHAN SNATCHES 39 SECONDS KNOCK OUT

British boxer, Amir Khan marked his return to boxing on Saturday, after a two-year absence, by beating Phil Lo Greco courtesy of a knockout inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. Fighting in his first bout on British soil in five years, Khan had Lo Greco down inside 13 seconds of the opening round, before delivering a standout combination just ...

Read More »

Chiori Blows Hot For May 12 WBF Title Defence

World Boxing Federation Junior Middleweight champion and Global Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight title holder, Gifted Cole Chiori is blowing hot ahead of his title defence next month. Chiori will on May 12, in Atlanta Georgia defend his title against Teemu Touminen of Finland in a scheduled 10- round bout, and the Nigerian lad says he has nothing to fear ...

Read More »

Anthony Joshua Hates WhytePlus Something Shocking

ANTHONY JOSHUA’S rivalry with Dillian Whyte could become one of the most exciting storylines in the domestic heavyweight scene for many years – but for now, both men have bigger fish to fry. Anthony Joshua claimed he would be open to facing Dillian Whyte again later in his career Whyte had been tipped as an outside bet to face Joshua ...

Read More »

Anthony Joshua Lifts 40kg With His Neck, Preparing For Next Opponent

The heavyweight champion is keeping busy as negotiations for a super fight with Alabama big man Deontay Wilder rumble on. Wilder has called Joshua “a joke” but rather than react, Joshua has called for “professionalism” and has directed his energy toward gymwork. In one extraordinary exercise, Joshua lifts 40 kilograms — with his neck. Anthony Joshua is ignoring all the ...

Read More »

Anthony Joshua Close Povetkin As Wilder Negotiations Rumble On

Alexander Povetkin is close to agreeing a fight with IBF, WBA and WBO world champion Anthony Joshua, according to the Russian’s promoter. Povetkin knocked out David Price on the Joshua vs Parker undercard in March to retain his WBA Inter-Continental and WBO International heavyweight titles, and was named as mandatory challenger for his WBA (Super) belt the week after. The ...

Read More »

Klitschko Tips Anthony Joshua To Floor Fury, But Wilder Will Be A Danger

Wladimir Klitschko believes Tyson Fury’s lack of discipline could be an issue if the British heavyweight ever faces Anthony Joshua. Anthony Joshua would “hands down” beat Tyson Fury but may find life tough in a fight against Deontay Wilder, according to Wladimir Klitschko. Ukrainian Klitschko hung up his gloves after last year’s stoppage loss to Joshua, who went on to ...

Read More »

Ayisat Oriyomi Discharged From Australian Hospital

There was joy in Team Nigeria’s camp at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australiaon Thursday, as the country’s female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi rejoined her colleagues, after being discharged from hospital. Oriyomi had been hospitalised on Wednesday, after being battered by Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in a quarter-final bout, but returned to the Games Village in good health. Oriyomi, who ...

Read More »