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Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua can fight anywhere

The British boxer, 30, has not fought since he retained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz Jr last December due to Covid-19.
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Anthony Joshua warns Mike Tyson against comeback

Anthony Joshua is comfortable with the newly-announced fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr but has warned Iron Mike not to get any ideas about taking on the current kings of the heavyweight division.
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.

Anthony Joshua warns Mike Tyson not to eye heavyweight division

Anthony Joshua is comfortable with the newly-announced fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr but has warned Iron Mike not to get any ideas about taking on the current kings of the heavyweight division.
Former boxer Mike Tyson before the fight REUTERS-Steve Marcus-File Photo

Mike Tyson makes boxing comeback against Roy Jones September 12

Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion who retired in 2005, said Thursday he will make a comeback at age 54, fighting Roy Jones Jr. on September 12 in Los Angeles.
Tyson Fury prevailed over Deontay Wilder by seventh-round TKO in one of the most anticipated rematches in recent boxing history Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

WBC proposes talks with Tyson Fury over his status as champion

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed the sanctioning body plans to speak with Tyson Fury about his ‘status’ as champion.
Matchroom boss Barry Hearn is ’95 per cent’ sure Anthony Joshua faces Tyson Fury at the start of next year.

Tony Bellew: Anthony Joshua will oust Tyson Fury early

Anthony Joshua has been backed to beat Tyson Fury – but only if he catches the Gypsy King cold.
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 to pay for George Floyd’s funeral

Retired ring great Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, Mayweather Promotions chief executive Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN on Monday.
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: Anthony Joshua has been avoiding me for five years

Boxing fans are eager to see the duo do battle in the ‘Battle of Britain’ since Fury’s victory against Deontay Wilder earlier this year in Las Vegas, United States of America.
Former boxer Mike Tyson before the fight REUTERS-Steve Marcus-File Photo

Mike Tyson offered upward of $20 million to fight again

For some reason, there are people out there who think it’s a good idea to fight Mike Tyson.
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 Holyfield open to Mike Tyson rematch for charity

Holyfield, 57, who retired in 2014, won their two previous bouts in the 1990s, including the infamous ‘Bite Fight’ in 1997 when Tyson was disqualified.
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Nigerian government forecloses involvement in Bash Ali’s novelty bout

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match (Guinness World Boxing Project), being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali.
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”.

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases top 48, 000

Nigeria on Thursday reported 373 confirmed new cases of the deadly coronavirus to bring the tally in the country to 48, 116 with 34, 309 recoveries and 966 deaths (10 new).
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Actress Ruth Kadiri wants voting abolished in Nigeria

Popular Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri, has stated that voting in Nigeria should be stopped until it is expressly stated that death sentence should be given to politicians and public servants who misuse government funds.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Super Eagles awaits FIFA’s approval for September friendlies –  coach

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, says that the Super Eagles are waiting for the approval of football governing body, FIFA, for the two friendly games proposed for next month in Austria.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Paris Saint-Germain weighing up move for Odion Ighalo

French champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly weighing up a move for Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo.
I said I really need to try to win this, not for this, but for my game and confidence, Serena Williams said of coming back and winning the last four games against older sister Venus to end their 31st meeting. Photo by Dylan Buell-Getty Images

Serena Williams beats Venus to reach Lexington quarter-finals

Serena Williams survived another scare to beat older sister Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4 on Thursday in the latest instalment of their reluctant on-court sibling rivalry.