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Anthony Joshua knocks out Carlos Takam to retain IBF title

Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, defeated Carlos Takam with a tenth-round technical knockout at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on Saturday night.

Anthony Joshua faces Carlos Takam in tricky Cardiff showdown

British-born Nigerian Anthony Joshua returns to the ring at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on Saturday night to defend his IBF and WBA titles against Carlos Takam.

Anthony Joshua hopes Africa calls after Carlos Takam bout

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua hopes his long-held dream to fight in Africa will move a step closer with a successful defence of his IBF and WBA belts against Cameroon-born Carlos Takam on Saturday.

I can dominate heavyweight division for 10 years – Anthony Joshua

Nigerian-born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, believes he can rule the division for a decade.

Anthony Joshua’s defeat of Carlos Takam will confirm Nigeria’s superiority over Cameroon – Solomon...

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor and Solomon Dalung, minister of youth and sports, will be at the ringside to support Anthony Joshua when he fights Carlos Takam on Saturday.

I can knock Anthony Joshua out – Carlos Takam

Carlos Takam is planning to target Anthony Joshua’s body in Saturday’s fight – and has also revealed that he is relying on more than just a shock knockout.

WBC champion Deontay Wilder wants ‘Ultimate Fight’ with Anthony Joshua

World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has stated that his ultimate goal is to fight International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) title holder Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua.

Floyd Mayweather can’t outbox me – Amir Khan

British boxer Amir Khan has promised to give unbeaten Floyd Mayweather a tough time if given a chance to fight the retired American superstar.

Gassiev knocks out Wlodarczyk to keep IBF cruiserweight crown with

Undefeated Russian Murat Gassiev retained his International Boxing Federation cruiserweight world title Saturday with a spectacular third-round knockout of Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, in Newark, New Jersey.

WBO champion Jeff Horn to fight UFC star Conor McGregor

Australia’s Jeff Horn will defend his WBO welterweight title against England’s Gary Corcoran in December before a potential blockbuster bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, reports said Sunday.

Britain’s Tyson Fury promises three big fights in 2018

Britain’s troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury said Thursday he will return to the ring in April and is looking forward to “three big fights” in 2018.

My first son will grow up to be like me – Anthony Joshua

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua says his son will be hardworking, and always ready to make sacrifices like him.

Bellew, Haye announce London rematch

British rivals Tony Bellew and David Haye have agreed to a second instalment of their heavyweight grudge match in December.

Parker sets sights on Joshua unification bout

New Zealand's Joseph Parker said he had the skills to exploit Anthony Joshua's "weaknesses" after beating Hughie Fury by a majority points decision to defend his WBO world heavyweight title.

Rio Ferdinand to launch professional boxing career

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Gennady Golovkin retained his three world titles Saturday, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up the hype.

Gotv Boxing Night: We’re committed to developing sport – Sponsors

Martin Mabutho, the General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, on Friday in Lagos said the company was committed to the success story of boxing in Nigeria.

Joshua is not yet a superstar – Hopkins

Anthony Joshua must defeat the likes of Deontay Wilder in the United States if he is to become the true face of heavyweight boxing, according to former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins, Skysports reports.

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