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Jeff Horn knocks out Gary Corcoran to retain WBO welterweight title

Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Anthony Joshua set for mega fight with Joseph Parker

Negotiations between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker are “going good” as they attempt to finalise a bumper unification fight for Cardiff on March 31, according to The Sun.

Pacquiao launches bid to unearth Chinese boxing stars

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao hopes to unearth the next Chinese world champion and help grow the sport with an academy in the largely untapped country.

Tete makes history with fastest world title knockout

Zolani Tete took just 11 seconds to record the fastest knockout in world championship fight history in Belfast on Saturday night.

I can knock Anthony Joshua out – Joseph Parker

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is still hopeful of a showdown with Anthony Joshua in 2018 and has challenged his fellow world title holders, including WBC holder Deontay Wilder, to see who the real heavyweight champion is.

Why I attacked Tyson Fury – Anthony Joshua

Joshua, who stopped Carlos Takam in the 10th round to defend his heavyweight titles at the Principality Stadium last month, targeted the former WBA, WBO and IBO title holder as part of a stunning outburst on Twitter.

Anthony Joshua taunts heavyweight rivals on Twitter

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua goaded his rivals in a series of provocative Twitter posts on Thursday as he looks to line up his next fight.

Anthony Joshua in talks to fight Joseph Parker

Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealander Joseph Parker are keen to fight each other in a heavyweight title clash early next year, but the finances have to be right for both boxers, Parker’s promoter said on Wednesday.

Tyson Fury offers President Trump role in Anthony Joshua fight

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wants US President Donald Trump in his corner as he mulls “the biggest fight ever” against reigning IBF and WBA champion Anthony Joshua.

Anthony Joshua’s nose ‘not broken’ – doctor

A doctor in the camp of Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua (AJ) confirmed that the Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxer’s nose is not actually broken.

I want Anthony Joshua to fight Tyson Fury – Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said on Sunday he wants to see his fighter take on controversial former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in an all-British showdown next year.

Anthony Joshua to box three times in 2018 – Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn wants to take the world heavyweight champion overseas after his 10th round win over Carlos Takam Saturday.

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.

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.


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