After producing one of the greatest upsets of all time by dethroning Joshua at Madison Square Garden six months earlier, Ruiz piled on the pounds in the rematch – weighing in at an astonishing 284lbs – and was left to rue his excessive pre-fight “eating and partying” as Joshua comfortably outpointed him to reclaim his championships.
British boxer, Tyson Fury, has spoken about his victory over Deontay Wilder last year and revealed why he licked blood off the American’s body.
Both fighters have been touted to finally meet in the ring to finally decide who is the best heavyweight in the world.
Mexico’s Oscar Valdez dethroned Miguel Berchelt on Saturday, knocking him out with one second left on the 10th round in a stunning upset, to claim the World Boxing Council junior lightweight title in Las Vegas.
The undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Kamaru Usman demonstrated why he is rightly referred to as “The Nigerian Nightmare” and why he deserves to be accorded every respect he had earned in the sport and in his weight category with yesterday’s Technical Knockout performance.
According to legendary promoter Bob Arum, Tyson Fury against Anthony Joshua is the biggest heavyweight fight since Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier.
Deontay Wilder has launched an explosive rant at sacked coach Mark Breland after he said his career is “over” in a recent interview.
Eddie Hearn has revealed the small matter of whose name appear first still needs to be decided for the heavyweight showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua.
According to the Brit, a world heavyweight title showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could be announced in the next two weeks.
American Shields’ deal with the PFL allows her to compete in boxing and MMA simultaneously, with her maiden cage outing set to take place a little over two months after her undisputed junior middleweight title fight with Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 5.
Floyd Mayweather has vowed to take part in no fewer than three exhibition bouts in 2021 as he eyes up lucrative fights against a trio of celebrities.
New Zealand-Nigerian mixed martial arts ace Israel Adesanya, is determined to move up into the heavyweight division in future his coach John Bareman has revealed.
Nigeria’s Oto Joseph will take on Anama Dotse of Ghana for the Commonwealth Eliminator title in the lightweight category.
Tyson Fury’s eagerly-anticipated heavyweight title unification fight with Anthony Joshua is unlikely to be held in the UK.
On Saturday, former two-weight world champion Irish mixed martial artist, Conor McGregor, was left stunned on his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as his American opponent, Dustin Poirier, defeated him resoundingly in their UFC 257 rematch.
National team boxers have been unable to use the facilities at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center at Colorado Springs since March.
Eddie Hearn has hinted at a possible venue for the long-awaited heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.
British heavyweight boxer Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua’s talk of retirement has raised questions about his desire, but still believes his rival will want to settle their long-running feud.
World Boxing Council heavyweights champion Tyson Fury’s U.S promoter Bob Arum says he is hopeful of finalising a deal for a super-fight with Anthony Joshua in the next two weeks.
Evander Holyfield has confirmed he’s in talks to fight Mike Tyson once more – 34 years after having his ear bitten by his old rival.
Mbappe is one of the hottest prospects in world football, having burst onto the scene with Monaco a few years back. He has since gone on to become a World Cup winner with France and a multiple Ligue 1 champion with PSG.
Nigeria’s Oto Joseph defeated Anama Dotse of Ghana to clinch the Commonwealth Eliminator title in the lightweight category.
The Osun State Government and security agencies met on Monday to strategize on the reported infiltration of the State by herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers.
Nigeria’s leading agro-allied company, Notore Chemical Industries Plc, has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange, its shareholders and the general public of changes to its management.
Pakistani Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that will see her produce dramas and
Bayero University Kano (BUK) has fixed March 18 to 20 for its 2020/2021 Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post UTME).
A schoolboy was killed during violent protests in Senegal at the weekend, officials said, bringing the death toll from days of violence in the country to five.
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said his administration, working in conjunction with the World Bank would spend N27b to rehabilitate some roads in Aba.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed that the killers of Chief Terkura Suswam, elder brother to the Senator representing Benue North East, Senator Gabriel Suswam will be apprehended and brought to justice.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has said that Nigeria has enough potential to repay its debt obligations to China through food export.