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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.
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 thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

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.
Deontay Wilder doesn’t think he and Anthony Joshua will ever do battle in the squared circle.

Deontay Wilder reveals why he will never fight Anthony Joshua in unification bout

Joshua regained his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles in Saudi Arabia with victory over Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday and once again there’s plenty of fan interest in AJ taking on Wilder, who holds the WBC world heavyweight title.
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.
Saudi Aramco’s multibillion-dollar share sale, likely the biggest initial public offering (IPO) in history, is officially underway after the company formally announced its plans to list stock on the Kingdom’s stock exchange, the Saudi Tadawul.

Saudi Aramco shares jump 10% on stock market debut

Saudi Aramco shares surged the maximum permitted 10% above their initial public offering (IPO) price on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday, closing in on the $2 trillion valuation long sought by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The main gate at Naval Air Station Pensacola is seen on Navy Boulevard in Pensacola, Florida [Handout-Patrick Nichols-US Navy-Reuters]

US grounds over 300 Saudi military aviation students

The Pentagon has announced that it is halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.
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 6

Anthony Joshua wants to defend heavyweight titles in Nigeria

Anthony Joshua says he would love to defend his heavyweight titles in Nigeria after defeating Andy Ruiz in their rematch in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference. 4

Saudi Arabia pledges support to Nigeria

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji, says his country will continue to offer humanitarian assistance to Nigeria especially in the health sector.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on October 24, 2018, shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaking during a joint session of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the capital Riyadh, which included the Crown Prince of Bahrain and the Lebanese Prime Minister. – Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Saudi Arabia cancels gender-segregated entrances for eateries

Restaurants and cafes in Saudi Arabia are no longer required to have gender-segregated entrances, officials said, in a further easing of social restrictions in the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom.
The shooter was Mohammed Alshamrani, a 21-year-old second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force who was a student naval flight officer at the Naval Aviation Schools Command at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The FBI has not determined a motive for Alshamrani's rampage.

FBI treats Florida attack presumed terrorism

The FBI says it is treating Friday’s deadly attack on a Florida navy base as a presumed terrorist attack.
Anthony Joshua, right, reclaimed his heavyweight titles by avenging a loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. Hassan Ammar-Associated Press

Andy Ruiz blames being overweight for defeat to Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz Jr said three months of partying and a lack of proper training left him “overweight” for his world title rematch with Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Diaspora commission hails Anthony Joshua over boxing victory

Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.
Former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter halted in first-round by heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov in their bouts on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Nigerians react as Samuel Peter loses NABF heavyweight fight

Former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter halted in first-round by heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov in their bouts on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 6

Anthony Joshua tightlipped on future after reclaiming world titles

Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.
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.

Nigeria football legends celebrate Anthony Joshua after reclaiming heavyweight titles

Nigeria legends Nwankwo Kanu, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Sunday Oliseh, and Mutiu Adepoju have joined fans across the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua after he reclaimed the heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.
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: I won’t chase a fight with Deontay Wilder

Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 6

Anthony Joshua: Downfall of a man truly not end of his life – President...

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts on Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr.

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