Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Joshua vs Parker: No human can stop me – Joshua warns Parker

Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua warned Joseph Parker that it will take "more than a human" to defeat him ahead of their world heavyweight title unification clash. In his reaction to Joseph Parker and his Promoter at the first press conference for their fight at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on March 31, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Joshua said when you talk about...

Anthony Joshua, Parker fight might happen in March

Joshua-Parker
WBA World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua has confirmed that plans are underway to fight Joseph Parker in his bid to become the undisputed World Champion.    The 28-year-old Joshua currently holds three of the five heavyweight titles, having this year added the WBA and IBO belts to the IBF belt he won in 2016.   Joshua aims to become the first boxer in history...

Anthony Joshua agrees terms on super-fight

Anthony Joshua, Joseph Parker
Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker have brought their unification belt a step closer after finally agreeing on the purse split. Both teams have agreed on a deal where Parker will receive between 30 to 35 per cent of the fight purse after struggling to negotiate how the pot would be divided. Parker’s promoter, David Higgins of Duco Events, has confirmed that...

Pacquiao Sounds out McGregor for a Mega Fight Next Year

Conor McGregor
Manny Pacquiao said on Friday he has opened talks to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in April when he takes a break from his legislative duties. 'If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. It is ok with both of us,' Pacquiao said when asked about reports he was seeking a match with McGregor who lost a...

BOXING: Zolani Tete sets new world record with stunning 11 second KO over Siboniso Gonya

Zolani Tete
Zolani Tete retained his WBO bantamweight crown with the fastest ever world title KO. The 29-year-old landed a stunning blow on Siboniso Gonya's chin at the SSE Arena in Belfast inside the first bell. And the referee called the fight after just 11 SECONDS - setting a new world record in the process.The previous record stood at 17 seconds after the...

Floyd Mayweather mourns “Grand Dad”

Grand Dad, Floyd Mayweather, Rafael Garcia
Floyd Mayweather paid a heartfelt tribute to his cut man Rafael Garcia "Grand Dad" who has died aged 88. The retired 50-0 American harnessed the talents of Garcia as a hand wrapper and cornerman who was a much-loved member of the boxing community. RIP Grand Dad. I️ will always love you. pic.twitter.com/ZBLBrmyFSK — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) November 15, 2017 On his Instagram page,...

Joshua vs Deontay Wilder will happen in 2018, Eddie Hearn confirms

Anthony Joshua
Eddie Hearn has confirmed Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in 2018. The WBA and IBF champion defended his belts against Carlos Takam in Cardiff and has now set his sights on unifying the heavyweight division. Wilder and New Zealander Joseph Parker hold the other two titles with a clash against the American now looking increasingly likely sooner rather than later. Following his brutal knockout...

Joshua calls out Tyson Fury in foul-mouthed Twitter bash

Anthony Joshua
Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua launched an astonishing foul-mouthed Twitter attack on his potential rivals, telling Tyson Fury 'get fit you fat f---'.Joshua retained his IBF, WBA & IBO world titles with a victory by technical knockout in Cardiff last month, but his next rival fight is yet to be scheduled. After claiming 'all these guys doing their negotiations over social...

Heavyweight showdown will be on my terms – Joshua warns Wilder

Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua has told Deontay Wilder that any showdown between the pair will be on “my terms”, after outlining his plans to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. The 28-year-old Joshua last fought in October when he defeated Carlos Takam by TKO at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff to defend his IBF and WBA titles. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, commented after the fight that both WBC champion...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic describes Anthony Joshua as ‘perfect example’ of a champion

Anthony Joshua
Zlatan Ibrahimovic described Anthony Joshua as the 'perfect example' of a champion but said the world heavyweight king is still not quite as great as him. The Manchester United and Sweden striker is a huge combat sports fan with a black belt in taekwondo who is often spotted at ringside for big boxing events. However, until Saturday night, Ibrahimovic had never watched Britain's...