Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

Anthony Joshua defeats Carlos Takam with tenth round TKO

Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua cemented his status as the best pound for pound heavyweight boxer on the planet after overpowering a resilient and determined Carlos Takam in front of a brimming Principality Stadium. Eager to prove the bookmakers wrong who had stacked the odds so heavily against him, Takam started out determined to make a go of the showdown, digging in early...

Joshua defends his world heavyweight belts against Carlos Takam today

After the switch of opponent, change in tactics, big weight gain and several sessions walking through hordes of fans kissing babies, it is time for Anthony Joshua to strip and fight. Joshua defends his world heavyweight belts against Carlos Takam, who is either the luckiest or the unluckiest man in boxing, in Cardiff on Saturday night in front of 78,000...

YAKUBU AIYEGBENI SET TO DUMP FOOTBALL FOR BOXING ?

Yakubu
Former Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Coventry city goal poacher, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has joined the world heavyweight champion in the gym, is he on the verge of dumping the soccer boots for boxing gloves? Yakubu posed for a picture with reigning World Boxing Association champion Anthony Joshua training at the Finchley and District Amateur Boxing Club. The former Super...

Anthony Joshua aims to become undisputed champion of the world in 2018

Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua will attempt to unify the heavyweight titles and become the undisputed champion of the world in 2018, with promoter Eddie Hearn planning on three contests next year. Ideally, there would be a unification fight either in February or March, a summer fight in Britain or the United States, and a November stadium showdown. First, Joshua, who holds the World Boxing...

Anthony Joshua ‘thinking like a challenger’ ahead of world heavyweight title fight with Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua has come in lighter and leaner and with “the mindset of a challenger”, ahead of the defense of his two world heavyweight title belts against Carlos Takam in Cardiff on Saturday. Yet the undefeated 28-year-old admitted on Thursday that he had concerns. “With Takam’s style and his strength, I wish I’d come into this fight heavier so we could...