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Parker sets sights on Joshua unification bout

New Zealand's Joseph Parker said he had the skills to exploit Anthony Joshua's "weaknesses" after beating Hughie Fury by a majority points decision to defend his WBO world heavyweight title.

Rio Ferdinand to launch professional boxing career

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Gennady Golovkin retained his three world titles Saturday, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up the hype.

Gotv Boxing Night: We’re committed to developing sport – Sponsors

Martin Mabutho, the General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, on Friday in Lagos said the company was committed to the success story of boxing in Nigeria.

Joshua is not yet a superstar – Hopkins

Anthony Joshua must defeat the likes of Deontay Wilder in the United States if he is to become the true face of heavyweight boxing, according to former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins, Skysports reports.

Joshua vs Pulev fight breaks Muhammad Ali’s attendance record

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua continues to be the biggest draw in international boxing history.

I’m prepared for war against Pulev – Joshua

Current holder of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Organisation (IBO) heavyweight titles Anthony Joshua has promised to exhibit a new refined style in his fifth world title fight against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev.

Anthony Joshua ready for Pulev challenge

Britain’s Anthony Joshua said on Monday he is looking forward to showcasing the lessons he learned from his stunning win over Wladimir Klitschko when he puts his world heavyweight title on the line.

Floyd Mayweather wins big again, with a £78,000 jackpot in Las Vegas

A week on from his victory over Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather has enjoyed another big win.

Joshua relishing title defence against Pulev

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua said on Tuesday his mandatory defence against Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev “can’t come soon enough”.

I’ll be out for strong boxing against Joshua – Pulev

Bulgarian pugilist Kubrat Pulev says Anthony Joshua stands no chance against him when he defends his IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight titles on October 28 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.‎

Joshua to defend IBF, WBA titles against Pulev in October

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles against Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on October 28, the two fighters announced on Tuesday.

I don’t have time for girlfriends – Joshua

Nigerian British boxing champion Anthony Joshua has revealed that he has to sacrifice some important personal activities in order to remain on top of his career in boxing. Some of the things he had to put off include issues of love and marriage.

Anthony Joshua to fight Kubrat Pulev Oct 28

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, will take on Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev, for the IBF title on October 28.

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