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.
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed the sanctioning body plans to speak with Tyson Fury about his ‘status’ as champion.
Anthony Joshua has been backed to beat Tyson Fury – but only if he catches the Gypsy King cold.
Retired ring great Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, Mayweather Promotions chief executive Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN on Monday.
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.
For some reason, there are people out there who think it’s a good idea to fight Mike Tyson.
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.
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 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.
But the American, who retired with a perfect 50-0 fight record, doesn’t fancy coming back to fight “any of the younger guys”.
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been ranked the second-richest sportsperson in the United Kingdom.
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.
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.
Anthony Joshua (AJ) and Kubrat Pulev have been handed three weeks to choose a location for their world title fight, with Britain and Croatia on the current shortlist, according to the Bulgarian’s manager, Ivaylo Gotsev.
Mike Tyson has picked his five favourite modern day boxers but omitted WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua from the list.
Former American world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he is not returning to boxing and has also debunked claims he is broke.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says it has successfully restored peace along the Kabusa-Apo axis of Abuja after a violent clash between EndSARS and ProSARS protesters.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with the attacks and arson on Police Stations in Benin.
A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola, was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.
Marcus Rashford was once again the hero as he scored a late goal to claim a 2-1 away win for Manchester United over Paris Saint-Germain in Group H, in Tuesday’s Champions League.
The governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has declared a 24-hour curfew on the state, effective from 11:59 pm (today), until further notice.
Former Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguaveon is a few details away from becoming the coach of Malian club Stade Malien.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in Ogun State from now till October 26.
The Police Command in Oyo State on Tuesday confirmed the burning of the Ojoo Police Station by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest in Ibadan.
At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.