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    ‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury, British heavyweight boxer, has once again directed a scathing media attack at Anthony Joshua, his fellow Briton and the unified world heavyweight boxing champion, to “grow up and fight somebody” of note to defend his heavyweight titles.The 30-year-old former champion, who was stripped of his WBC title, which was then won by the 29-year-old Joshua, after he knocked [...]

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    CONFIRMED: Joshua to defend heavyweight titles on US debut

CONFIRMED: Joshua to defend heavyweight titles on US debut

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, will take on Andy Ruiz Jr on June 1 in New York.The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion was due to face off against Jarrell Miller before the American failed three drugs test.Joshua continued his preparations for the fight in Sheffield despite Miller's failed tests.https://twitter.com/eddiehearn/status/1123528376390684673?s=21Joshua maintained he will be ready for the challenge posed by [...]

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    Fight in doubt as Joshua’s challenger fails drug test

Fight in doubt as Joshua’s challenger fails drug test

World boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua's defence of his world titles is in serious doubt after Jarrell Miller failed a drug test.Joshua is due to put his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight belts on the line against Miller at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1.But the American, who has repeatedly accused Joshua of cheating, could now face [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Anthony Joshua making Eba while listening to King Sunny Ade

TRENDING VIDEO: Anthony Joshua making Eba while listening to King Sunny Ade

Anthony Joshua, world boxing heavyweight champion, does not only love eating Eba, but he has also shown his Nigerian training by making the local staple on camera.In a video, being shared widely on social media, Joshua is seen making Eba, while King Sunny Ade plays in the background.Joshua, who is from Sagamu in Ogun state Nigeria, is also British, but [...]

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    Joshua to defend world titles against undefeated Miller

Joshua to defend world titles against undefeated Miller

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, will defend his titles against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden on June 1.According to Sky Sports UK, it will be Joshua’s first fight in the US as he takes on the undefeated Miller in his home city of New York.Miller, however, has never fought for a world title.The Brit had planned to face Dillian Whyte [...]

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    Glo unveils Anthony Joshua as brand ambassador

Glo unveils Anthony Joshua as brand ambassador

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight boxing champion, has been unveiled as a brand ambassador of telecommunications giant, Globacom.Joshua, who was born by Nigerian parents, was unveiled when the telco presented its new business direction to media executives in Lagos on Friday.Speaking at the event, Bisi Koleoso, deputy chief operating officer of the company, said the previous year ended on a high note for Globacom [...]

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    Anthony Joshua receives OBE from Prince Charles

Anthony Joshua receives OBE from Prince Charles

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight boxing champion, has been presented with an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to sport.The investiture marks the latest accolade Joshua has collected after he was also given an MBE in 2013.Prince Charles had also awarded Joshua his MBE back in 2013.When the imposing fighter shook hands with [...]

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    WATCH: The moment Joshua knocked out Povetkin

WATCH: The moment Joshua knocked out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua on Saturday defeated Alexander Povetkin to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles.Joshua knocked out the Russian in the seventh round at the Wembley Stadium, London.The Nigerian-born boxer handed Povetkin his first knock out defeat in his professional boxing career.Here's the moment it happened.https://twitter.com/937RhythmFm/status/1043625252457259009 [...]

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    Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua, British boxer, has beaten his mandatory challenger, Russia’s Alexander Povetkin by a knockout in the seventh round, to keep hold of the WBA, (Super) IBF, WBO and IBO belts.Joshua born by Nigerian parents, beat the Russian at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday night, to hand the Russian, his first knockout defeat in his professional boxing career.Joshua was very [...]

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    Fury calls Joshua ‘disgrace to boxing’ for not fighting Wilder in US

Fury calls Joshua ‘disgrace to boxing’ for not fighting Wilder in US

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua is a "disgrace" to boxing for not fighting Deontay Wilder in the US.The British boxer says his countryman is scared of fighting Wilder, adding that the heavyweight division deserves better from him.Joshua holds the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO), International Boxing Organisation (IBO) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) titles.He failed to reach [...]

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    Joshua offered $50m to fight Wilder in the US

Joshua offered $50m to fight Wilder in the US

Anthony Joshua has been offered $50million by Deontay Wilder for their heavyweight unification showdown.The proposed fight is expected to take place between September and December at a venue of Wilder’s choice.One of Wilder’s managers Shelly Finkel is understood to have made the offer via email to Hearn. Finkel is offering $50million or 50 percent of the purse, whichever is bigger, [...]

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    Profiles in fortitude and courage

Profiles in fortitude and courage

For those tempted to give up on the Nigerian identity, three recent events should offer some reassurance. Though disparate in circumstances, they nonetheless collectively tell the story of tenacity in the face of denial, character under temptation and courage under peril.After slaying another victim last weekend in Cardiff, United Kingdom to reaffirm his invincibility in the rope square, emerging heavyweight [...]

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    Joshua defeats Parker to unify three world heavyweight titles — and IBO crown

Joshua defeats Parker to unify three world heavyweight titles — and IBO crown

Anthony Joshua, the Nigerian-born British heavyweight star, defeated Joseph Parker in the Principality Stadium on Saturday night to take his record as a professional to 21 victories from 21 fights.Joshua who put his WBA and IBF titles on the line has now added the WBO's strap to his two belts to unify the division in what is his third stadium [...]

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    Joshua: By my 40th fight, no one should be giving me problems

Joshua: By my 40th fight, no one should be giving me problems

Anthony Joshua says he will be "a seasoned professional" by his 40th fight, and by that time, no boxer "will be giving me problems".The WBA and IBF title holder can move one belt away from becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion if he strips Joseph Parker of his WBO belt on March 31."By my 40th fight, no one should be giving [...]

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    Wilder boasts: I will knock out Joshua — the toughest man in the division

Wilder boasts: I will knock out Joshua — the toughest man in the division

Deontay Wilder, World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, has boasted that he will knock Anthony Joshua.The American, who is unbeaten in 40 fights, floored Luis Ortiz via knock out on Saturday. He has knocked out every boxer to have ever faced him.In an interview with talkSport,  Wilder said he will be too strong for Joshua when they eventually meet."And not only do I [...]

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    Joshua and Wilder can make $250m if they fight, says Holyfield

Joshua and Wilder can make $250m if they fight, says Holyfield

Evander Holyfield, former world heavyweight boxing champion, says Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder stand to make as much as $250m if they face each other.But for that to happen, Joshua will have to beat Joseph Parker in a heavyweight unification bout on March 31 at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.Holyfield said if Joshua overcomes Parker, the mega bout against Wilder must take place [...]

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