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Tyson Fury during a press conference after the fight. REUTERS-Steve Marcus

Tyson Fury ‘mentally happy’ to be in ring, eyes Wladimir Klitschko-like reign

Tyson Fury said he is no longer boxing for fame, money or titles but that stepping into the ring keeps him “mentally happy” as he targets a long reign as the world heavyweight champion.
Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather demands £500 million to make stunning boxing return

But the American, who retired with a perfect 50-0 fight record, doesn’t fancy coming back to fight “any of the younger guys”.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 3

Anthony Joshua ranks second-richest sportsperson in UK

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been ranked the second-richest sportsperson in the United Kingdom.
Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev bout won’t take place before October – promoter

Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev will be pushed back until at least October because of the coronavirus crisis, his promoter said on Thursday.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 3

Anthony Joshua’s net worth rises by £58m after historic year

The 30-year-old net worth stands at £107m after a successful campaign in 2019 that was him recaptured the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles following a shocking defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in their first fight.
Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Hollyfield says fighting rival Mike Tyson for the third time his career won’t be a problem.

Evander Hollyfield open to Mike Tyson’s trilogy

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Hollyfield says fighting rival Mike Tyson for the third time his career won’t be a problem.
Former boxer Mike Tyson before the fight REUTERS-Steve Marcus-File Photo

‘I’m back’ declares Mike Tyson in training video

Former-world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson continued to tease boxing fans about a possible return to the ring by posting another training video on Instagram on Monday that ended with the message, “I’m back”.

Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev get deadline to find venue

Anthony Joshua (AJ) and Kubrat Pulev have been handed three weeks to choose a location for their world title fight, with Britain and Croatia on the current shortlist, according to the Bulgarian’s manager, Ivaylo Gotsev.
Mike Tyson has revealed the heartwrenching reason why he no longer works out.

Mike Tyson snubs Anthony Joshua from list of top five favourite modern day boxers

Mike Tyson has picked his five favourite modern day boxers but omitted WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua from the list.
Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather Jnr reaffirms retirement from boxing

Former American world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he is not returning to boxing and has also debunked claims he is broke.
World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury’s dad John says has challenged former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to a fight.

Tyson Fury’s dad challenges Mike Tyson for fight

World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury’s dad John says has challenged former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to a fight.
Kubrat Pulev after the press conference Action Images via Reuters-Andrew Couldridge

Kubrat Pulev’s camp favours Roman Amphitheatre in Croatia for Anthony Joshua fight

The IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev’s representative said on Thursday that the world heavyweight title fight against Briton Anthony Joshua could take place in front of a crowd at a Roman Amphitheatre in Croatia.
Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren has disclosed that there is no chance of a rematch between the world heavyweight champion and American Deontay Wilder going ahead without a crowd.

Tyson Fury won’t fight Deontay Wilder without crowd – promoter

Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren has disclosed that there is no chance of a rematch between the world heavyweight champion and American Deontay Wilder going ahead without a crowd.
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson went philosophical in a recent interview x-raying life and drawing some conclusions.

Mike Tyson offered $1 million to fight rugby legend Sonny Williams

Mike Tyson could be tempted back into the ring by a fight with rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams.
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has no desire to slow down – after revealing he plans to continue boxing until the age of 40.

Tyson Fury explains why Deontay Wilder is tougher than Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury maintains that Deontay Wilder was a tougher opponent than Anthony Joshua would be.
Kubrat Pulev has hinted that he would be prepared to accept step-aside money if Anthony Joshua wants to skip their mandatory bout and lock horns with Tyson Fury next instead.

Kubrat Pulev hints he could step aside to allow Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury...

Kubrat Pulev has hinted that he would be prepared to accept step-aside money if Anthony Joshua wants to skip their mandatory bout and lock horns with Tyson Fury next instead.
Amir Khan believes old rival Floyd Mayweather may only be plotting a boxing return because he has spent all of his fortune.

Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather squandered $1 billion fortune

Amir Khan believes old rival Floyd Mayweather may only be plotting a boxing return because he has spent all of his fortune.
Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the world undisputed bout between AJ and Tyson Fury.

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury receive offer for titles unification bout

Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that offer is on the table for Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to meet for the world undisputed heavyweight titles unification bout.

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