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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Election: CUPP asks opposition parties to resume campaign

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Election: INEC retrieves sensitive materials from local councils in Plateau

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Bisi Egbeyemi: Election postponement won’t stop APC’s victory

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INEC chairman admits commission contractor is APC candidate

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