Boxing

Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba: I need to go the distance

Nigeria’s promising boxing prospect Efe Ajagba expects to fight ranked heavyweights within a year or two and admits he needs to fight boxers that would take him the distance if he needs to progress in the division.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua: Deontay Wilder ‘Starving’ Fans Of Title Fight

Heavyweight kingpin Anthony Joshua believes Deontay Wilder and his team are starving the fans of a title unification fight.
Andy Ruiz Jr

Anthony Joshua to face Andy Ruiz Jr for US debut fight

Andy Ruiz Jr is confident that he will ruin Anthony Joshua’s ambitions of becoming undisputed champion when he challenges Britain’s heavyweight star at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz set to fight Anthony Joshua on June 1st

American heavyweight Andy Ruiz is set to be announced as Anthony Joshua’s opponent on June 1st, according to reports.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua’s US debut opponent to be revealed Tuesday

Anthony Joshua’s opponent for his United States debut is set to be confirmed on Tuesday, according to Matchroom Sport chairman, Barry Hearn.
Efe Ajagba x Michael Wallisch

Efe Ajagba drops Michael Wallisch in two rounds

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Efe Ajagba recorded another second-round knockout victory in a month to increase his rising profile in the heavyweight division.
Nigeria’s Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo successfully defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European title at York Hall, London.

Larry Ekundayo to defend his European IBF Welterweight crown in Lagos

Saleh Gloves Promotions and World Class Athletes Promotions on Friday said that plans were underway for Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo “Natural” to defend his IBF European Welterweight crown on home soil.
Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba dreams of a heavyweight title

The undefeated Nigerian will fight once-beaten Michael Wallisch at the Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Saturday and the 25-year-old Ughelli-born pugilist believes he is prepared to face the 33 year-old German.
Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz refuses to fight Anthony Joshua

Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s opponent on 1 June, the Cuban’s promoter has said.
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: Jarrell Miller does not deserve to be in ring

Anthony Joshua has hit out at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.

Report: Michael Hunter to replace Jarrell Miller as Anthony Joshua’s new title challenger

World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.
Anthony Joshua with his son in the new December issue of GQ magazine (Image- GQ)

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.

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