Ruiz Jr to 'make more history' against Joshua in contentious Saudi rematch
Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr promised on Wednesday that history would repeat itself when he takes on Anthony Joshua in December's controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz goes into the bout trying to defend the IBF, WBA and WBO titles he sensationally took from British fighter Joshua in New York in June.
‘Joshua won’t retire if he loses rematch against Ruiz’
Anthony Joshua will not consider retiring if he loses his money-spinning rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr, according to Eddie Hearn.
IBF strips Alvarez of title, Oscar de la Hoya kicks
Promoter Oscar de la Hoya has called the IBF’s decision to strip Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez of his middleweight title “an insult to boxing”. Alvarez - the sport’s best-paid fighter - won the title from Daniel Jacobs in May to hold the IBF, WBA, and WBC belts.
I will prove Joshua is not a good boxer, Ruiz Jr. boasts
Andy Ruiz Jr. has vowed to prove his stunning victory over Anthony Joshua was no flash in the pan as the Brit is “not good at boxing,” reports ringtv.com. Ruiz was sensationally crowned IBF, WBA and WBO world heavyweight champion by stopping Joshua at Madison Square Garden at the start of this month. The Mexican is set…
WBA ready to help organise Tokyo 2020 boxing competition
The involvement of professional bodies in the boxing tournament at next year’s Olympic Games appears to have moved a step closer after the World...
Prove you are the best, Joshua challenges Wilder
Anthony Joshua has issued a rallying cry to Deontay Wilder for a huge heavyweight clash later this year, reports express.co.uk. Joshua and Wilder are the two world heavyweight champions in boxing. Joshua holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, while Wilder is in possession of the WBC strap. Wilder last fought against Fury to…
Anthony Joshua’s new opponent to emerge this week
A new opponent for Anthony Joshua’s June 1 heavyweight fight in New York will be announced this week, promoter Eddie Hearn says, reports Reuters.
Warri Boys Association cautions Delta people against violence at guber poll
President of the Warri Boys Association (WBA), Lagos branch, Chief Godwin Okene, has charged Delta State electorates to eschew violence and any acts of thuggery, as the nation prepares for the gubernatorial election scheduled March 9, 2019. Okene added that any form of negative activity or anti-social behavior would be inimical to peaceful and orderly…
Anthony Joshua predicts brutal eight-round knockout of Miller
World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has predicted that he would batter his latest opponent, Jarrell Miller before knocking him out in the eight round when the duo face-off later this year, reports dailymail.co.uk. Speaking during a freestyle RAP on American radio yesterday, the heavyweight champion also addressed his opponent’s accusations, made at a heated…
Miller brands Joshua ‘prima donna’ ahead Madison Square Garden showdown
Jarrell Miller branded Anthony Joshua a "prima donna" as their rivalry ignited in New York.
Fury, Wilder’s rematch ‘to be announced on Monday’
A blockbuster rematch between heavyweight fighters Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder is set to be announced on Monday. The pair will meet for a second time after taking a share of the spoils in a controversial draw in December and will now have a chance to fight for a definitive result. Fury was adjudged to…
Anthony Joshua storms Jamaica, keeps fit in gym
Anthony Joshua showed off his ever-imposing physique while on holiday in Jamaica as he continues to soak up the sun during his brief hiatus away from the ring. The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champions of the world overcame his most recent challenge back in September when he felled Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round…