Tag Archives: Anthony Joshua

Why a Joshua-Wilder unification fight in 2019 has moved a step closer | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearns Matchroom has connections with the streaming site DAZN and if the latter signs up Deontay Wilder then a heavyweight unifying bout could be on the table Eddie Hearn’s assertion that there is a “brilliant chance” Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in November or December, unifying the heavyweight title for the first time since Lennox Lewis owned the …

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Anthony Joshua condemns Deontay Wilder’s ‘want a body’ remark

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua condemns rival Deontay Wilders assertion that he wants a body on his record If Deontay Wilder is to be Anthony Joshua’s next opponent in London this summer – far from a given – the unbeaten American will bring with him not only his lethal fists and his WBC belt but also the burden of shame …

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‘I’m ready right now’: Wilder wants Joshua after surviving Ortiz scare

The WBC heavyweight champion survived a pummeling from Luis Ortiz before knocking out the challenger in the 10th round Saturday night All the valid questions surrounding Deontay Wilder – about his pedigree, his technique, the level of his competition and the legitimacy of his claim to the heavyweight championship of the world – came to a dramatic head on Saturday …

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Anthony Joshua resumes knockout run against Povetkin to retain titles

Anthony Joshua has defended his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Anthony Joshua, for six rounds of his sixth defence, looked as if he might have chosen the wrong old guy to help towards retirement but a right cross on the unattended chin of Alexander Povetkin sparked a savage finish that …

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Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker on points in heavyweight unification

Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker unanimously on points in their world heavyweight unification bout over 12 rounds in Cardiff Anthony Joshua, taken the distance for the first time in 21 paid bouts, collected a third world title belt when he cruised to a convincing if drama-free win over the WBO champion, Joseph Parker, and looks in good shape to raise …

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Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions

While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countries When Andy Ruiz Jr claimed his heavyweight title belt in Madison Square Garden last weekend it was the Mexican flag behind him, the flag of the country not where …

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Wilder, Joshua, Fury mark time amid lost heavyweight season

The three men with claims to the title of worlds best heavyweight will each fight in the next month, but the 19-year wait for an undisputed champion presses on Of the many well-documented reasons for boxing’s protracted retreat toward the periphery of the mainstream, the lack of clearly identifiable champions rates high on a competitive list. At one time the …

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