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Anthony Joshua Set For Kubrat Pulev As Klitschko Retires

Wladimir Klitschko’s shock retirement has stunned boxing and leaves Anthony Joshua set for a match up against Kubrat Pulev next. Joshua declared on Wednesday that he wanted Klitschko to agree to a rematch by the end of the month in order for a November bout to take place in Las Vegas, with promoter Eddie Hearn already starting talks over a ...

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Okorodudu Lauds Ajagbe Over Knockout

A boxing Coach, Jerry Okorodudu, on Wednesday commended Nigeria’s sensational boxer, Eje Ajagbe, for starting his professional career on a good note. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former amateur boxer, who represented the country at the 2016 Rio Olympics, defeated Tyrell Herndon of the U.S. in his first professional bout. The 23 years-old Ajagbe knocked out ...

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Anthony Joshua Says Mike Tyson Would Have BATTERED me!

ANTHONY JOSHUA has shunned talk that he might have been able to beat Mike Tyson had the two heavyweights been active at the same time. Anthony Joshua does not think he is good enough to have beaten Mike Tyson in his prime Tyson reigned as the unified, undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in the late 1980s and is regarded ...

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Anthony Joshua Will Not Fight on Mayweather vs McGregor Duel

That’s what Anthony Joshua said to Floyd Mayweather back in May, but there is almost no chance of the two-belt World Heavyweight champion fighting in Las Vegas next month. Mayweather takes on Conor McGregor in one of the most talked about fights in history on August 26, just three months before Joshua’s expected rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. That fight has ...

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Klitschko Will Beat Joshua In Rematch, Says Obisia

Former Nigerian boxer and boxing coach Obisia Nwakpa has sensationally tipped Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko to defeat Nigeria-born Anthony Joshua in the proposed International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight title rematch scheduled for November 11 in Las Vegas, United States of America. Joshua, 27, knocked out the 41-year-old former champion in the unification fight on April 29 ...

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Joshua Accepts Klitschko Fight In USA

Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Anthony Joshua has accepted a title rematch with Vladimir Klitschko in Las Vegas, USA on November 11. Promoter Eddie Hearn has applied successfully to stage the mega-bucks spectacular in Nevada, where the new hi-tech T-Mobile Arena has been reserved provisionally under the auspices of the MGM Grand group, which is helping bank-roll ...

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Anthony Joshua Visits Mayweather’s Las Vegas Gym Ahead Money Man’s Fight Against McGregor

Joshua took a photo outside the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas Mayweather will face Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena on August 26 Joshua previously said he wanted to be on the undercard for the upcoming bout Anthony Joshua has swung by Floyd Mayweather’s boxing gym in Las Vegas as anticipation continues to build ahead of the Money Man’s ...

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Masai’s Giants of Africa Picks Six African countries For Camps

Giants of Africa, the organization founded by Toronto Raptors President, Masai Ujiri, has announced it will conduct basketball camps in six countries across Africa in August. Dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa, Giants of Africa will host skills camps in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Senegal in August 2017. The youth focused camps will kick ...

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Kabiru Is Champion Of 2nd Ogun Hall Of Fame Boxing Tourney

Highly enterprising Kabiru Sodiya of Korata Boxing Club, Abeokuta has emerged as champion of the seond edition of “Ogun Boxing Hall of Fame” competition, beating other young boxers over the weekend to the crown. Sodiya who overwhelmed his opponent, Sodiq Popoola from Champion Boxing Club in the 69 kiliogrammes category of the quarterly tournament held at the Alake Sports Centre, ...

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Sodiya Wins Ogun Hall Of Fame Boxing

Highly enterprising Kabiru Sodiya of Korata Boxing Club, Abeokuta has emerged as champion of the second edition of “Ogun Boxing Hall of Fame” competition, beating other young boxers over the weekend to the crown in the talent hunt pugilists’ competition. Sodiya, who overwhelmed his opponent, Sodiq Popoola of Champion Boxing Club in the 69 kilogrammes category of the quarterly tournament ...

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