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Anthony Joshua set for mega fight with Joseph Parker

Negotiations between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker are “going good” as they attempt to finalise a bumper unification fight for Cardiff on March 31, according to The Sun.

Pacquiao launches bid to unearth Chinese boxing stars

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao hopes to unearth the next Chinese world champion and help grow the sport with an academy in the largely untapped country.

Floyd Mayweather ‘adopts’ panda, names it after himself

He hardly has a reputation as the cuddly type, but Floyd Mayweather displayed his softer side as he adopted a baby giant panda in China -- and promptly renamed it "TMT Floyd Mayweather".

Enugu three-day boxing tournament gets new date

The boxing tournament organised by the Enugu State Boxing Association (ESBA) and earlier billed for Nov. 23 to Nov. 25 will now hold from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10.

Manuel Charr ends Germany’s 85-year wait for a world heavyweight boxing champion

Just two years after being shot, Manuel Charr has ended Germany's 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion and dedicated his victory over Alexander Ustinov to his adopted home country.

Manny Pacquiao calls out Conor McGregor for #realboxingmatch

Manny Pacquiao threw down the gauntlet to Conor McGregor — and took a dig at Floyd Mayweather — as he promised to give the mixed martial arts star a “real boxing match”.

Tete makes history with fastest world title knockout

Zolani Tete took just 11 seconds to record the fastest knockout in world championship fight history in Belfast on Saturday night.

I can knock Anthony Joshua out – Joseph Parker

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is still hopeful of a showdown with Anthony Joshua in 2018 and has challenged his fellow world title holders, including WBC holder Deontay Wilder, to see who the real heavyweight champion is.

Muhammad Ali’s cornerman Ferdie Pacheco dies at age 89

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's physician and cornerman, "Fight Doctor" Ferdie Pacheco, died Thursday at his home in Miami, his family announced. He was 89.

Why I attacked Tyson Fury – Anthony Joshua

Joshua, who stopped Carlos Takam in the 10th round to defend his heavyweight titles at the Principality Stadium last month, targeted the former WBA, WBO and IBO title holder as part of a stunning outburst on Twitter.

How Anthony Joshua will become billionaire – Promoter Barry Hearn

Barry Hearn believes Anthony Joshua can fulfil his dream of becoming the first billionaire boxer by 2025, according to Daily Mail.

Mike Tyson barred from entering Chile

Former boxing great Mike Tyson was barred from entering Chile on Thursday because of his criminal record, airport police said.

Anthony Joshua taunts heavyweight rivals on Twitter

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua goaded his rivals in a series of provocative Twitter posts on Thursday as he looks to line up his next fight.

Enugu plans 3-day boxing tournament

The Enugu State Boxing Association (ESBA) is to stage a three-day boxing tournament, aimed at harnessing talents from the grassroots.

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