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Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.

Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz rematch for late 2019

A rematch between Anthony Joshua and his conqueror Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in November or December, says Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn.
Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.

Anthony Joshua: My dad told me to ‘get smarter’

Anthony Joshua’s dad told him to smarten up after his embarrassing defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr.
Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.

Andy Ruiz Jr wants Anthony Joshua rematch in home country Mexico

The Mexican-American produced a shocking upset at Madison Square Garden in New York, ending the British heavyweight star’s title reign with a seventh-round stoppage to claim the WBA ‘Super’, WBO and IBF belts.
Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.

Anthony Joshua vows to ‘get belts back’ after Andy Ruiz’s ‘minor setback’

Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.
Anthony Joshua has played down concerns about his swollen eyes ahead of his world heavyweight title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr in New York tonight.

Anthony Joshua plays down swollen eye ahead title fight

Anthony Joshua has played down concerns about his swollen eyes ahead of his world heavyweight title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr in New York tonight.
Anthony Joshua is not taking his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr. lightly.

Anthony Joshua: Andy Ruiz Jr is dangerous

The Briton will on Saturday defend his IBF, WBA and WBO titles at New York’s Madison Square Garden against
Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz are set to step into the ring together again after their 2018 bout, which the former won in New York.

Deontay Wilder announces rematch with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz

The much expected unification fight between World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and rival Anthony Joshua will not happen so soon as Wilder announced a rematch with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz.
Lawrence Okolie

Lawrence Okolie to defend British and Commonwealth titles

Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie believes he would enjoy beating Jack Massey as the Nigeria-born boxer puts his Commonwealth and British cruiser-weight title on the line.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua not worried about Deontay Wilder ahead Andy Ruiz Jr bout

Anthony Joshua “isn’t worried” about a dangerous shootout with Deontay Wilder in the future, says the British heavyweight star’s trainer Rob McCracken.
Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr: I will knock out Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz Jr believes that he has identified Anthony Joshua’s weaknesses and will show him “no respect” in their world heavyweight title fight.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder: I can’t say I’ll knock Anthony Joshua out

The debate began raging far and wide Saturday night, as soon as referee Harvey Dock counted out Dominic Breazeale.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua eager to fight Deontay Wilder after Andy Ruiz Jr, puts Dillian Whyte...

Anthony Joshua has reiterated that Deontay Wilder is his main objective so Dillian Whyte will have to wait for a rematch.
Efetobor Apochi

Efetobor Apochi returns with Earl Newman fight

Nigeria’s Efetobor ‘Nigerian Pitbull’ Apochi will climb back into the ring tomorrow at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississipi, USA.
World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.

Michael Hunter: I will earn my fight with Anthony Joshua

Michael Hunter intends to earn his world title shot at Anthony Joshua after coming close to being confirmed as a replacement opponent for the British star’s US debut.

Tyson Fury calls for Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder fight

Tyson Fury has called on heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder to fight each other in order to crown an undisputed champion.
Deontay Wilder

Eddie Hearn: Deontay Wilder must be Anthony Joshua’s next opponent

A heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder ‘must happen next’, according to Eddie Hearn.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Deontay Wilder

Dillian Whyte: Deontay Wilder loss wouldn’t shock me

Dillian Whyte insists he will not be shocked if Deontay Wilder’s reign as WBC champion is ended by Dominic Breazeale this weekend.

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