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Promoter Gets Bids For Joshua-Klitschko Rematch In Abuja

ANTHONY JOSHUA has been told there are two bids on the table from Nigeria to stage his world heavyweight title rematch against Wladimir Klitschko, according to The Sun. His promoter Eddie Hearn has been sifting through mega-money offers to put the fight on in Nigeria’s capital Abuja and a decision is expected early next week on where and if the ...

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Tyson Fury To Fight Joshua In Lagos

TYSON FURY wants to fight Anthony Joshua in front of 180,000 in Nigeria, The Sun reports. The two heavyweight boxers are continuing their trash-talking over a potential “Battle of Britain” clash. And one week after the self-titled “Gypsy King” said he “was more Nigerian” than Joshua, Fury has hinted where he would like to see the fight. Talking to iFilmTV, ...

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Fury: ‘I’ll fly Nigeria’ Flag Against Anthony Joshua

 TYSON FURY has blasted back at Anthony Joshua for calling him “boring” – by saying he is “more Nigerian”. The two continue to angle for a “Battle of Britain” heavyweight domestic clash – but it’s clearly only at the “trash-talking” stage at the minute. Tyson Fury took to his Instagram page to slam Anthony Joshua, saying he is ‘more Nigerian’ ...

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Hunter Thinks Ward can ‘outbox’ Nigerian Born Anthony Joshua

Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter believes the light heavyweight king could survive a jump to the top weight class and “outbox” Anthony Joshua. Ward retained his WBA, IBF and WBO light heavyweight titles on Saturday by cementing his status and the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet with a controversial eighth-round stoppage of Sergey Kovalev in their rematch in Las ...

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Nigeria Boxing Ajagba Turns Pro In USA

Nigeria’s lone boxing entrant to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Efetobore Ajagba has quit the amateur ranks for a professional stint in the United States of America, Complete Sports reports. Ajagba, who narrowly lost out in the quarter-finals of the Olympic boxing event to Kazakhstan’s Ivan Dychko, had promised last year that he was done with ...

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Family Prepares For Joshua Visit To Nigeria

Anthony Joshua’s family in Sagamu, Ogun State has stepped up preparations for the homecoming of   the world heavyweight boxing champion. Joshua, who became the world heavyweight champion after defeating Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 11 rounds at Wembley Stadium in April, is set to visit the country in August. One of the uncles of the boxer, Adedamola Joshua, said, “The family ...

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Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Reveals The cheat Food He Can’t Do Without And Its Not Eba

One of the mantras that guides Anthony Joshua’s life in boxing is to “stay hungry.” And after slaying all-time great Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko in a back-and-forth battle for the ages, heavyweight king Joshua can certainly be forgiven for working up an appetite. While he is awaits his next opponent, he has been able to devour his go-to cheat food ...

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Hearn: Joshua Vs Klitschko Rematch May Hold In Nigeria

Nigerian and England-born world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, could have his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in Nigeria. This was revealed by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua, who currently holds the International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) titles, is set to face Klitschko for a second time after his thrilling victory at Wembley ...

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Tyson Fury Reveals Date For Anthony Joshua, Promises Boxing Lessons

Tyson Fury has revealed that a date has been set for a blockbuster bout between him and Anthony Joshua and has promised to teach the Watford-born fighter a “boxing lesson” when the two lock horns in the ring. Fury, 28, has not fought since upsetting the odds to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and his career has taken a ...

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2017 African Boxing Championship: National Team Departs for Congo May 25

Boxing Federation (NBF) Coach Tony Konyegwachie has said that the country’s boxers to the African Boxing Championship will leave for the event on May 25. Konyegwachie said in Abuja that the competition in Congo-Brazzaville would begin on May 27. The coach also said the boxers were currently in a closed camp in Lagos. “We have about 30 boxers in the ...

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