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Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather calls out Anthony Joshua as speaks on what he dislikes in boxing

Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.
Tyson Fury and dethroned world champion Deontay Wilder will stage the next leg of their fight trilogy in July at the Las Vegas venue where their rematch took place.

Deontay Wilder to face Tyson Fury for another rematch in July

Tyson Fury and dethroned world champion Deontay Wilder will stage the next leg of their fight trilogy in July at the Las Vegas venue where their rematch took place.
Dethroned world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has exercised his rematch clause and will fight Tyson Fury a third time, according to media reports on Saturday.

Deontay Wilder exercises rematch clause for third fight with Tyson Fury

BT Sport, citing promoters Bob Arum and Frank Warren, and Yahoo Sports, reported Wilder had officially exercised his contractual rematch clause and will take on Fury for a third time later this year.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend died on Sunday. The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.

WBC creates championship belt in memory of Kobe Bryant

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has created a championship belt in honour of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who tragically died in a helicopter crash on January 26.
Former World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’ s fiancee Telli Swift wants a rematch with Tyson Fury.

Deontay Wilder fiancee wants Tyson Fury rematch

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’ s fiancee Telli Swift wants a rematch with Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth. Al Bello-Getty Images

Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in TKO triumph in WBC heavyweight title rematch

Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder on the way to a seventh-round technical knockout, seizing the World Boxing Council heavyweight title as he handed the American his first defeat.
Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.

Olanrewaju Durodola eyes vacant ABU Cruiser-weight title

Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.
Nigerian heavyweight prospect Efe Ajagba faced some resistance tonight against Georgian veteran Iago Kiladze, but in the end it was Ajagba forcing another stoppage, going to 12-0 (10 KO) to close out his 2019.

Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba wins brutal heavyweight bout in California — videos

Nigerian Efe Ajagba was the victor Saturday night in the brutal, but highly-entertaining slugfest against underdog Georgian Iago Kiladze.
Nigerian heavyweight boxer, Efe Ajagba has declared he nothing will save Lago Kiladze from getting knocked out tomorrow at the Toyota Arena, Ontario, California.

Efe Ajagba vows to knockout Lago Kiladze

Nigerian heavyweight boxer Efe Ajagba has declared he nothing will save Lago Kiladze from getting knocked out tomorrow at the Toyota Arena, Ontario, California.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

WBC writes IOC about dangers of professionals competing at Tokyo 2020

Amateur fighters run the risk of serious injury if they come up against professionals at at Tokyo 2020, the World Boxing Council (WBC) have warned the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Tyson Fury condemned Otto Wallin to his first defeat as a professional in Las Vegas on early Sunday morning.

Tyson Fury survives Otto Wallin bloodbath in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury condemned Otto Wallin to his first defeat as a professional in Las Vegas on early Sunday morning.
Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.

Lawrence Okolie: Yves Ngabu clash is going to be exciting

Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.
World Boxing Council (WBC) International Super-flyweight champion, Aliu Lasisi says plans are in top gear to defend his title in Nigeria.

Lasisi Aliu to defend WBC title in Nigeria, visits The Nation

World Boxing Council (WBC) International Super-flyweight champion, Aliu Lasisi says plans are in top gear to defend his title in Nigeria.
Olanrewaju God's Power Durodola

Boxing: Olarenwaju Durodola fights Michael Godwin ahead of Europe return

Olanrewaju ‘God’s Power’ Durodola will face Michael Godwin at the Squash Hall, Police College, Ikeja on tuesday as he prepares to fight for another international cruiser-weight title later in the year.
Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz are set to step into the ring together again after their 2018 bout, which the former won in New York.

Deontay Wilder announces rematch with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz

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.
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.
Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist,Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye beat Ramón “Dinamita” Meza to win the World Boxing Council/Fecarbox (Central American Boxing Federation) Intercontinental (Silver) title on Saturday at the Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno Auditorium, Tijuana, Mexico.

“The Eagle” Oyeleye win WBC/CABF intercontinental Belt

Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist, Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye, beat Ramón “Dinamita” Meza to win the World Boxing Council/Fecarbox (Central American Boxing Federation) Intercontinental (Silver) title on Saturday at the Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno Auditorium, Tijuana, Mexico.

Aliu Lasisi to defend WBC Int’l Silver title against Keyvin Lara

Dubai-based Nigerian boxer Aliu Lasisi will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver Super Flyweight title against Keyvin Francisco Lara of Nicaragua on the 5th of April, 2019 at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, UAE.

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