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DEONTAY WILDER was rushed to hospital after losing to Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title rematch amid concerns of a burst eardrum.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder rematch breaks heavyweight gate record

The highly anticipated rematch between heavyweight boxing champions Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder has broken the weight class’ Las Vegas gate record, per Top Rank President Todd duBoef.
Tyson Fury’s Dad, John, has offered former heavyweight champion David Haye a £100,000 bet after backing his son to beat Deontay Wilder later this month.

Tyson Fury’s dad offers David Haye £100k ahead Deontay Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury’s dad, John, has offered former heavyweight champion David Haye a £100,000 bet after backing his son to beat Deontay Wilder later this month.
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 targets Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder in 2020

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.
Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.

Anthony Joshua vows to ‘get belts back’ after Andy Ruiz’s ‘minor setback’

Anthony Joshua vowed to “get the belts back” after calling his sensational heavyweight world-title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr a “minor setback”.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua eager to fight Deontay Wilder after Andy Ruiz Jr, puts Dillian Whyte...

Anthony Joshua has reiterated that Deontay Wilder is his main objective so Dillian Whyte will have to wait for a rematch.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Andy Ruiz Jr

Anthony Joshua to face Andy Ruiz Jr for US debut fight

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 celebrates with all his belts after stopping Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Photo by Richard Heathcote-Getty Images

Anthony Joshua: Why I rejected $50 million offer to fight Wilder at Wembley

Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
Tyson Furry

Tyson Fury wants Deontay Wilder rematch at Manchester United’s Old Trafford home

The pair squared off at Los Angeles’ Staple Centre on Saturday for a WBC world heavyweight title fight that ended in a controversial draw.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 27- Deontay Wilder meets with firefighters at LAFD Station 3 on November 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Meg Oliphant-Getty Images-AFP

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury ready to rumble in LA showdown

Deontay Wilder will aim to rekindle America's love affair with heavyweight boxing on Saturday when he faces Britain's Tyson Fury in a high-stakes showdown of undefeated fighters.
Curtis Harper exits the ring . Premier Boxing Champions-Youtube

American boxer Curtis Harper walks out of bout with Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest...

American boxer, Curtis Harper, has been criticised by his trainer for leaving the ring after the opening bell in his heavyweight bout against Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest over pay.

Deontay Wilder urges boxing fans to request Anthony Joshua to accept unification fight

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is hoping that a victory over Tyson Fury will create a forceful demand for a full division unification with WBA, IBF, IBO, WBO champion Anthony Joshua.
Lennox Lewis

Lennox Lewis: Anthony Joshua must fight Deontay Wilder

Lennox Lewis spells out in clear, unequivocal terms what Anthony Joshua has to do if he really wants to succeed him as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

Former world champion David Haye announces retirement

Britain’s former world heavyweight and cruiserweight champion David Haye announced his retirement on Tuesday following two successive defeats to fellow Englishman Tony Bellew.

Donald Trump pardons late Black boxer Jack Johnson 105 years after racially-biased conviction

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first Black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. “It’s my honour...

Lennox Lewis defends Anthony Joshua’s style against Joseph Parker

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.

Rafiu Ladipo: Anthony Joshua’ll down Joseph Parker in Cardiff showdown

The President of the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control Rafiu Ladipo has said Nigeria-born British boxer Anthony Joshua will knock out Joseph Parker when the two undefeated heavyweight boxers clash in Cardiff for a unification bout on March 31.

Mayweather, McGregor bout a farce – Lennox Lewis

The bout between American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Irish Mixed Martial Arts star Conor McGregor is not so much a superfight as a farce, said Britain’s former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis on Sunday.

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During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Manchester United fans sad over Odion Ighalo transfer update

Manchester United fans will be sad if Odion Ighalo leaves the club this summer.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Report: Only 18% of NNPC’s 6,621 staff strength are women

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

Boris Johnson: Britain to reopen thousands of shops as eases coronavirus lockdown

Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC: Nobody is against forensic audit – Group

Contrary to the claims by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that vested interests are against the Forensic Audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in October last year, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition (NDRC) has restated that all well-meaning Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and persons across the Niger Delta region and beyond support the long-desired forensic audit.
FILE - Then-acting President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivers a speech in Astana, Kazakhstan, March 20, 2019.

Kazakhstan adopts controversial law on protests

Kazakhstan on Monday eased some restrictions on tightly-controlled public demonstrations but rights groups said they still fell short of international standards.