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Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has disclosed that former heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua’s defeat to Andy Ruiz Jnr ‘was like a relief’ to his client after taken off the pressure.
The Mexican-American produced a shocking upset at Madison Square Garden in New York, ending the British heavyweight star’s title reign with a seventh-round stoppage to claim the WBA ‘Super’, WBO and IBF belts.
Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.
The much expected unification fight between World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and rival Anthony Joshua will not happen so soon as Wilder announced a rematch with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz.
Anthony Joshua has reiterated that Deontay Wilder is his main objective so Dillian Whyte will have to wait for a rematch.
Michael Hunter intends to earn his world title shot at Anthony Joshua after coming close to being confirmed as a replacement opponent for the British star’s US debut.
Tyson Fury has called on heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder to fight each other in order to crown an undisputed champion.
Deontay Wilder believes “a lot” of boxers are turning to doping and insists he knows the doctors issuing performance-enhancing drugs.
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.
Anthony Joshua has hit out at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
Anthony Joshua has taken a swipe at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
Joshua was scheduled to defend his WBA, IBF and WBO titles against the American at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
Dereck Chisora has offered to replace Jarrell Miller and fight Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June.
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.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.