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Tyson Fury accepts Joshua’s sparring offer ahead of Wilder rematch

12 December, 2019 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Tyson Fury says he is willing to take up fellow Briton Anthony Joshua’s offer of sparring to prepare for his February rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Fury is set to face American Wilder on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas after the pair battled to a draw last December, a … Read More

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Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch

12 December, 2019 11:59 am 11:59 am

DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Britain’s Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June. The ‘Clash on the Dunes’ in Diriyah was for the IBF, WBA, WBO … Read More

Wilder calls out ‘coward’ Joshua before clash with Fury

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder labelled Britain’s Anthony Joshua a “coward” for failing to secure a bout between the two, hours before the American then clashed with upcoming opponent Tyson Fury at a news conference on Monday. Joshua’s promotion team Matchroom Boxing did not immediately respond to Reuters for comment by email … Read More

Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

09 September, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko — and to end with a similar outcome. Joshua, 28, knocked out Ukrainian Klitschko at Wembley in April 2017 and the 2012 Olympic champion is returning to the national … Read More