Boxing

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury? Is Deontay Wilder a Forgotten Obstacle?

His silence has been deafening. But somewhere in the Deep South there will have been a rumble, an awakening of Deontay Wilder when he heard his name uttered with such irreverence. The news that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed financial terms for two undisputed heavyweight championship fights in 2021 came with a caveat …

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Boxing: Tyson Fury tells Dillian Whyte He’s Not getting Title Shot

Tyson Fury has told Dillian Whyte not to bank on getting a world title shot against him in the near future. Whyte is waiting as the WBC heavyweight champion’s mandatory challenger, with the fight due to be called in February 2021. The ‘Body Snatcher’ was previously set to get his shot midway through 2020, but …

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Anthony Joshua ‘Absolute focused’ on Fighting Kubrat Pulev in UK

“Wouldn’t it be great to come through all this and stage a world heavyweight title fight in the UK this year” Anthony Joshua’s “absolute focus” is still on a homecoming world title fight against Kubrat Pulev, unless the UK option is “taken out of our hands”, says promoter Eddie Hearn. The Matchroom Boxing boss has …

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Wladimir Klitschko’s Rival World Champ, Sultan Ibragimov Opens Up on Boxing Career

Sultan Ibragimov has been the subject of sensational stories, some barely believable, but none have explained his hasty disappearance as a world heavyweight champion. He will forever be known as Wladimir Klitschko’s most unsatisfying world title win, a dire points decision in the most forgettable unification clash in heavyweight history. But why? Why did Ibragimov …

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Tyson Fury would’ve been a match-up for Muhammad Ali – Bob Arum

“Ali was 6ft3in’ and the guys he fought were about the same size. How would he do against a 6ft9in guy who is an incredible boxer with great footwork?” Muhammad Ali would have struggled “competing” with the much larger Tyson Fury, according to Bob Arum who has promoted both men. Top Rank’s Arum, 88, brought …

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Boxing rematch

WBO reveals what will happen if Anthony Joshua or Andy Ruiz Wins

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has named Oleksandr Usyk as the mandatory challenger to the winner of the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr.   Ruiz Jr shocked boxing fans and pundits when he knocked down Joshua four times on June 1.The rematch is expected to take place in November this year. Whoever wins …

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Andy Ruiz jr vs Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz Jr has demanded £40million to rematch Anthony Joshua in the UK.

Last weekend the Mexican fighter Andy Ruiz jr shocked the boxing world  after dropping Joshua four times, before stopping him in the seventh round. The Brit immediately triggered the rematch clause, with the second fight due to take place in November or December. Andy Ruiz jr said he is likely to pick up £10m for …

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Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua loses to Andy Ruiz Jnr.

It was a remarkable fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where Andy Ruiz 29, American born but with Mexican parents, floored Joshua four times during the course of a seventh-round stoppage, which stunned this famous arena and handed the Briton his first defeat as a professional. As Ruiz becomes Mexico’s first heavyweight world champion, just as …

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