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Anthony Joshua to face new opponent in June, Jarrell Miller out over doping offence

Joshua was scheduled to defend his WBA, IBF and WBO titles against the American at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
Dereck Chisora

Dereck Chisora slams Jarrell Miller, offers to fight Joshua

Dereck Chisora has offered to replace Jarrell Miller and fight Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June.
Jarrell Miller’s fight with Anthony Joshua will no longer go ahead after Eddie Hearn reported Miller had failed a second drug test. Andrew Couldridge-Action Images via Reuters

Anthony Joshua’s title challenger Jarrell Miller fails second drugs test

Jarrell Miller, who was denied a license by New York boxing officials over a failed test on Wednesday, has failed a second drugs test, the US media reported on Friday.

Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua to get new opponent next week

Anthony Joshua will receive confirmation of his world title challenger in the “early part of next week” with an America-based opponent viewed as the ‘ideal’ choice, says Eddie Hearn.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Boxing needs more corporate support – WABU chief

The President of the West African Boxing Union (WABU), Remi Aboderin, has called on corporate organisations in Nigeria to emulate pay television service provider, GOtv’s support for Nigerian boxing.
Anthony Joshua has admitted that he will have to be lucky against Jarrell Miller on June 1 if he is to retain his heavyweight world title belts.

Anthony Joshua’s opponent Jarrell Miller fails drugs test

Anthony Joshua’s world title fight against Jarrell Miller is now in doubt after the latter tested positive for a banned substance in a Voluntary Anti-Doping Association test.
Anthony Joshua has admitted that he will have to be lucky against Jarrell Miller on June 1 if he is to retain his heavyweight world title belts.

Anthony Joshua: I must be lucky to beat Jarrell Miller

Anthony Joshua has admitted that he will have to be lucky against Jarrell Miller on June 1 if he is to retain his heavyweight world title belts.
Nigerian-born female boxer, Helen Joseph, popularly known as “The Iron Lady” has challenged her counterparts in the United States to a fight, saying she is ready to knock out her competition.

Former IBF champion Helen Joseph wants to put Nigeria on the world female boxing...

Former IBF champion Nigerian-born female boxer, Helen Joseph, popularly known as “The Iron Lady” has challenged her counterparts in the United States to a fight, saying she is ready to knock out her competitors.
Israel Adesanya

UFC: Israel Adesanya targets knockout against American Kelvin Gastelum

Nigeria-born Israel Adesanya believes he can knockout American Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC’s interim middleweight belt title fight holding at the State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Helen Joseph

Nigerian-born Helen Joseph ‘feared’ by American female boxers

Nigerian-born female boxer Helen Joseph, popularly known as “The Iron Lady”, has challenged her counterparts in the United States to a fight, saying she is ready to knock out her competition.
Nigerian boxer, Aliu Bamidele Lasisi (13-0, 8 KO) has set his sights on winning more titles after claiming the vacant WBC International Super-Flyweight crown at the Emirate Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Bamidele Lasisi wants more titles after becoming WBC Int’l champion

Nigerian boxer, Aliu Bamidele Lasisi (13-0, 8 KO) has set his sights on winning more titles after claiming the vacant WBC International Super-Flyweight crown at the Emirate Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua filmed making Eba, listening to Sunny Ade

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua once again showed his Nigerian roots as he was filmed in a short video posted on Twitter, making the popular Cassava flour meal known as Eba with evergreen music from the legendary King Sunny Ade playing at the background.
Deontay Wilder has ruled out a fight for the undisputed championship at heavyweight against Anthony Joshua in 2019.

Deontay Wilder: I’ll fight Anthony Joshua next year

Deontay Wilder has ruled out a fight for the undisputed championship at heavyweight against Anthony Joshua in 2019.
Dubai-based Nigerian Aliu Bamidele Lasisi is desperate to win a world ranking title and spark jubilant scenes among his local supporters at Emirates Golf Club tonight.

Nigerian-born Bamidele Lasisi wins world boxing title for Dubai

Nigerian-born boxer Aliu Bamidele Lasisi who has adopted United Arab Emirates and Dubai as his adopted home, has put the Arab nation on the boxing map.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Coach: Lack of investment robbing Nigerian boxers

A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.
Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight crown on Saturday after battling to a split decision draw against Britain’s Tyson Fury in a pulsating 12-round battle.

Tyson Fury gets date to fight Tom Schwarz

Tyson Fury is heading to Las Vegas to fight Tom Schwarz in his first return to the ring since a dramatic bout with Deontay Wilder last December.

Manny Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao took to social media to poll millions of fans on who they think should be his next opponent, having brushed off calls to hang up his gloves after turning 40.

Aliu Lasisi to defend WBC Int’l Silver title against Keyvin Lara

Dubai-based Nigerian boxer Aliu Lasisi will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver Super Flyweight title against Keyvin Francisco Lara of Nicaragua on the 5th of April, 2019 at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, UAE.

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