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American Deontay Wilder has agreed terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year, in a bout that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000, ESPN reported on Monday.
American Deontay Wilder will have a contract in front of him by the end of this week for a world heavyweight unification bout with Britain’s Anthony Joshua, the latter’s promoter Eddie Hearn said Tuesday.
Nigerian-born British world boxing champion Anthony Joshua insists negotiations for the highly anticipated heavyweight clash between him and Deontay Wilder must be realistic as he waits to find out who his next opponent will be.
The 32-year-old American, who retired after the Rio Olympics in 2016, picked up an astonishing 23 Olympic gold medals, as well as three silvers and two bronze.
Tony Bellew appeared to have all but ended David Haye’s career with a fifth-round stoppage win over his rival British heavyweight in their grudge re-match in London on Saturday.
Deontay Wilder says he does not believe his unification fight with Anthony Joshua is in any doubt, despite his $50m offer not being accepted by his prospective opponent’s team.
Anthony Joshua is unconvinced American Deontay Wilder’s team have the 50 million dollars that they are offering for a title unification bout, the British boxer’s promoter Eddie Hearn has said.
Deontay Wilder told Anthony Joshua “the money’s in the bag” as prospects rose Wednesday of a blockbuster world title unification bout between the unbeaten heavyweights.
Promoter Eddie Hearn will hold a meeting with Deontay Wilder’s team in New York next week as negotiations continue for a fight against Anthony Joshua for all the heavyweight world titles.
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s next fight is “very likely” to be against Deontay Wilder or Alexander Povetkin, promoter Eddie Hearn said Friday.
Anthony Joshua has been dared to fight in America by Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller, who has taunted “he’s not as powerful as he thinks”.
Deontay Wilder is ready to travel across the Atlantic to face Britain’s Anthony Joshua in a bout to determine the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, the American’s co-manager said Monday.
Former undisputed world boxing heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has praised Anthony Joshua for the manner he overcame Joseph Parker in their unification bout in Cardiff on Saturday night.
Tyson Fury, the Manchester born former heavyweight champion was far from impressed with the 12 rounds of fighting by Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker on Saturday night.
Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was "not time to sit back and enjoy the ride", after beating Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday.
Anthony Joshua, the British-Nigerian heavyweight champion, is expected to earn between £18 million and £20 million, about a billion naira, after beating New Zealander Joseph Parker in the unification fight in Cardiff on Saturday.
About thirteen persons were reportedly killed and two villages razed on Friday in the raging inter- communal conflict between the people of Ukele in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and their Izzi neighbours of Ebonyi State.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Sunday that failure to save the nuclear deal after the exit of the United States would be "very dangerous" for Tehran.
The police in Lagos have arrested 21 persons over the killing of a man at Alapere-Ketu, following a clash by two cult groups.
Nigeria players including William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Elderson Echiejile have reacted to Carl Ikeme's positive health update.
The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to collaborate with the Board to check activities of beggars in the area.
The Parish Priest of Blessed Iwene Tansi Catholic Church, Phase VI Trans-Ekulu in Enugu, Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Ani, has vowed to inaugurate a committee that will enforce proper dress code for women in the parish.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday in Lagos said gas supply to generating stations had built up gradually after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) restored a ruptured pipeline.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.
Three people died in south London after being hit by a train, police said Monday, amid reports they may have been graffiti artists.
The Eagles Square, the arena of the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention was busy and choked by supporters who turned up in large numbers to cheer their candidates in spite of the Saturday rain in Abuja.