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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua names Wladimir Klitschko hardest puncher he’s ever faced

Anthony Joshua insists Andy Ruiz Jr isn’t the hardest puncher he’s faced, despite the Mexican-American handing him his first career defeat last year.
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have been urged by Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn to “hurry up” with their third showdown in order to pave the way for an all-British world heavyweight title unification fight.

Tyson Fury sends warning to Deontay Wilder ahead trilogy fight

Fury demolished Wilder in their long-awaited rematch in February to reclaim world heavyweight glory.
Tyson Fury prevailed over Deontay Wilder by seventh-round TKO in one of the most anticipated rematches in recent boxing history Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Tyson Fury pays £1.5 million to settle court case with ex-promoter

The Brit has since fought Deontay Wilder twice, drawing the first bout before winning the second last month in Las Vegas.

Anthony Joshua’s promoter reveals talks with Tyson Fury camp going smoothly

Boxing Promoter, Eddie Hearn, has revealed that talks are going smoothly to seal all-Brit showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to determine the undisputed world heavyweight champion.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 7

Anthony Joshua to fight IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev on June 20

Kubrat Pulev has confirmed that his long-awaited fight with Anthony Joshua will take place this summer at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Tyson Fury prevailed over Deontay Wilder by seventh-round TKO in one of the most anticipated rematches in recent boxing history Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder, now WBC world heavyweight champion — video

Tyson Fury has defeated his opponent, Deontay Wilder, in a thrilling bout in Las Vegas, becoming the WBC world heavyweight champion for the second time.
Wladimir Klitschko wants Anthony Joshua to become the world’s no 1 but admits he must face the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury winner to achieve that status.

Wladimir Klitschko wants Anthony Joshua to become the world’s No 1

Joshua is set to make the next defence of his WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev in June, while Wilder puts his WBC belt at stake in a rematch with Fury in Las Vegas this weekend.
Health Minister Agnes Buzyn

Five British nationals test positive for coronavirus in France

Five British nationals including a child have tested positive for the new coronavirus in France, the health minister said Saturday, adding that they had all stayed at the same ski chalet.
Brit superstar Tyson Fury has reaffirmed that he will fight at least two more times after his blockbuster rematch with Deontay Wilder.

Boxing: Deontay Fury reveals three-fight plan ahead of Tyson Wilder rematch

The 31-year-old ‘Gypsy King’ will clash with fierce rival Wilder on 22nd February in Las Vegas for the WBC championship and vacant Ring title.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 7

Anthony Joshua vows to knock out WBC champion Deantay Wilder

Anthony Joshua insists he would aim for an early knockout if he stepped into the ring with Deontay Wilder.
Novak Djokovic has described his longtime rival, Andy Murray, as a “warrior” and says he is “inspired” by the former world No.1’s journey back from a career-threatening injury.

Novak Djokovic says he was moved by ‘amazing warrior’ Andy Murray

Novak Djokovic has described his longtime rival, Andy Murray, as a “warrior” and says he is “inspired” by the former world No.1’s journey back from a career-threatening injury.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 2

Anthony Joshua’s new trainer reveals secret behind Andy Ruiz win

After losing his unified world heavyweight titles in a shock defeat against Ruiz on June 1, Joshua conjured up a boxing masterclass to reclaim them in Saudi Arabia last Saturday.
Anthony Joshua is back in the gym less than a week after beating Andy Ruiz Jr, prompting speculation that the heavyweight king’s next fight is just around the corner.

Anthony Joshua returns to gym ahead next fight

Anthony Joshua is back in the gym less than a week after beating Andy Ruiz Jr, prompting speculation that the heavyweight king’s next fight is just around the corner.
Anthony Joshua can forget about a fight against unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder for April 13, as the American knockout artist wants a rematch against Tyson Fury to clear up the controversy over their 12 round split draw earlier this month on December 1.

Deontay Wilder’s team fearful of fighting Anthony Joshua in UK

Deontay Wilder’s team are worried about taking the Anthony Joshua fight in the UK after fellow heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s drugs test scandal.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 7

Anthony Joshua to make $262 million in Deontay Wilder fight

Following a victorious win against Andy Ruiz Jr., Anthony Joshua could double his purse by fighting WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.
Anthony Joshua says he put on a fine performance as he regained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles after beating Andy Ruiz by unanimous decision.

Anthony Joshua: I am humble in victory

Anthony Joshua says he put on a fine performance as he regained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles after beating Andy Ruiz by unanimous decision.
Podgy unified heavyweight champion, Andy Ruiz Jr, wants to cut 10lbs from his 19st 1lb frame before he faces Anthony Joshua again.

Andy Ruiz Jr to trim down for Anthony Joshua’s rematch

Podgy unified heavyweight champion, Andy Ruiz Jr, wants to cut 10lbs from his 19st 1lb frame before he faces Anthony Joshua again.

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