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Usyk outclasses Joshua to claim world heavyweight titles(Action Images via Reuters)

Usyk outclasses Joshua to claim world heavyweight titles

Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2021 05:26 PM IST
The 34-year-old former undisputed cruiserweight world champion put on a master class to silence the vast majority of the 67,000 fans who packed into the huge arena.
Anthony Joshua: I need to fight Tyson Fury(TWITTER)
Anthony Joshua: I need to fight Tyson Fury(TWITTER)

Anthony Joshua: I need to fight Tyson Fury

AP | , London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2021 07:57 AM IST
  • Anthony Joshua has admitted he must fight Tyson Fury, believing boxing needs at least one bout between the British rivals.
Anthony Joshua (left) and Tyson Fury.(Twitter)
Anthony Joshua (left) and Tyson Fury.(Twitter)

Joshua blasts Fury after unification fight thrown into doubt

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Joshua (24-1) beat Kubrat Pulev in December to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA titles and was set to face Fury -- who holds the WBC belt -- on Aug. 14 in Saudi Arabia.
Anthony Joshua (left) and Tyson Fury.(Twitter)
Anthony Joshua (left) and Tyson Fury.(Twitter)

Joshua-Fury fight hits snag after Wilder ruling in US

AP |
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2021 08:49 PM IST
The all-British fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to become undisputed world heavyweight champion has hit a snag.
Tyson Fury poses with his belts: File photo(REUTERS)
Tyson Fury poses with his belts: File photo(REUTERS)

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury set for August 14 in Saudi Arabia: Eddie Hearn

Reuters | , London
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 10:37 PM IST
The date avoids a clash with the Tokyo Olympics, which end on Aug. 8. Joshua's trainer Rob McCracken is performance director of GB Boxing.
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday Dec. 8, 2019, Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Andy Ruiz Jr.(AP)
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday Dec. 8, 2019, Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Andy Ruiz Jr.(AP)

Joshua defending titles vs Pulev with Fury fight on horizon

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 06:59 PM IST
A robust, hardened 39-year-old Bulgarian, Pulev will get the chance to blow a turbulent heavyweight division wide open again when he fights Joshua at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday as a mandatory challenger.
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after winning his title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr.(Action Images via Reuters)
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after winning his title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr.(Action Images via Reuters)

Anthony Joshua hopes to welcome fans for title clash against Pulev

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 09:16 AM IST
Joshua, 31, was scheduled to defend his belts against IBF mandatory challenger Pulev on June 20 but the fight was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after winning his title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr - Al Faisaliah Tower, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(Action Images via Reuters)
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after winning his title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr - Al Faisaliah Tower, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(Action Images via Reuters)

Promoter behind Fury-Joshua deal provokes outrage in Ireland

DUBLIN | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:04 PM IST
Daniel Kinahan, an Irishman currently based in the UAE, was name-checked on three occasions by Fury when the WBC champion announced Wednesday he had reached an agreement with three-belt titleholder Joshua for a fight in 2021.
Tyson Fury poses with his belts during a press conference after the fight.(REUTERS)
Tyson Fury poses with his belts during a press conference after the fight.(REUTERS)

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury agreed, says promoter Eddie Hearn

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 09:11 PM IST
The discussions over an undisputed world heavyweight title showdown between the two fighters began in early May and they have now agreed on initial terms for two encounters.
Tyson Fury with trainer Javan Steward during a press conference after the fight.(REUTERS)
Tyson Fury with trainer Javan Steward during a press conference after the fight.(REUTERS)

Tyson Fury hopes to ‘give fans what they want’ with Anthony Joshua showdown

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 06:33 PM IST
Fury won the WBC title in Las Vegas three months ago with a seventh-round stoppage of Deontay Wilder. Joshua defeated Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr in a December rematch in Saudi Arabia to reclaim his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 22, 2020 British boxer Tyson Fury celebrates after defeating US boxer Deontay Wilder.(AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 22, 2020 British boxer Tyson Fury celebrates after defeating US boxer Deontay Wilder.(AFP)

Tyson Fury’s coach backs him to beat Anthony Joshua

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 10:41 AM IST
While he is contractually obliged to face Wilder for a third time and Joshua is scheduled to take on Kubrat Pulev next, the outbreak of coronavirus and subsequent suspension of major boxing shows has clouded the issue.
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts.(Action Images via Reuters)
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts.(Action Images via Reuters)

Anthony Joshua bout may not be behind closed doors: Promoter

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 10:36 AM IST
The London bout has been postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic and Hearn would be willing to move it to the Middle East if an audience is allowed there.
File image of Anthony Joshua.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Anthony Joshua.(Action Images via Reuters)

Anthony Joshua says blockbuster Tyson Fury fight needed to determine number one status

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Joshua, 30, defeated Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr in a December rematch in Saudi Arabia to win back his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles while Fury won the WBC title in Las Vegas two months ago with a seventh-round stoppage of Deontay Wilder.
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts.(Action Images via Reuters)
Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts.(Action Images via Reuters)

Joshua could prioritise Fury fight in 2020: promoter

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Joshua is scheduled for a title defence against Kubrat Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20, but the pandemic means that date is likely to be postponed.
File image of pro boxer Anthony Joshua.(REUTERS)
File image of pro boxer Anthony Joshua.(REUTERS)

Anthony Joshua’s title defence could be delayed by virus chaos: Eddie Hearn

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 11:04 AM IST
Anthony Joshua is due to fight Kubrat Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20.
Anthony Joshua celebrates his win against Alexander Povetkin.(REUTERS)
Anthony Joshua celebrates his win against Alexander Povetkin.(REUTERS)

Who is Anthony Joshua’s next opponent? It’s not Tyson Fury

SOFIA | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Briton Joshua, 30, defeated Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. in a December rematch in Saudi Arabia to win back his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world titles.
Deontay Wilder in action against Tyson Fury.(REUTERS)
Deontay Wilder in action against Tyson Fury.(REUTERS)

Deontay Wilder exercises rematch clause for third fight with Tyson Fury: Reports

Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 11:51 AM IST
Despite clamour for a unification fight between Fury and fellow Briton Anthony Joshua, Wilder was widely expected to exercise his contractual right for a rematch -- likely to take place by July.
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.(REUTERS)
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.(REUTERS)

Tyson Fury ready for Anthony Joshua fight if Deontay Wilder doesn’t take rematch option

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Speaking after his seventh-round TKO victory over Wilder in Las Vegas on Saturday, Fury sounded happy to take on either man.
Anthony Joshua celebrates winning his fight against Andy Ruiz Jr.(Action Images via Reuters)
Anthony Joshua celebrates winning his fight against Andy Ruiz Jr.(Action Images via Reuters)

Anthony Joshua’s next bout could take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: Promoter Eddie Hearn

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:26 AM IST
Briton Joshua, 30, defeated Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr in a December rematch in Saudi Arabia to win back his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles.
Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, takes a left jab during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh.(AP)
Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, takes a left jab during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh.(AP)

Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz to reclaim heavyweight crown

Riyadh | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Joshua, who suffered a stunning knockout defeat to Ruiz in New York in June, produced a masterclass to regain his IBF, WBA and WBO titles in emphatic fashion.
Mexican American Andy Ruiz celebrates after stopping Britain's Anthony Joshua.(AP)
Mexican American Andy Ruiz celebrates after stopping Britain's Anthony Joshua.(AP)

I will die trying to defend my title against Anthony Joshua, says Andy Ruiz Jr

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Mexican-American Ruiz produced one of boxing’s biggest upsets when he dethroned the previously undefeated world champion Joshua with a seventh-round stoppage at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Andy Ruiz Jr poses for a photograph(Action Images via Reuters)
Andy Ruiz Jr poses for a photograph(Action Images via Reuters)

Andy Ruiz Jr says pressure all on Anthony Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 01:15 PM IST
Ruiz, who was born in the United States but fights as a Mexican, caused one of boxing’s biggest upsets in New York in June when he handed Joshua a first defeat to win the WBA, IBF and WBO crowns in New York.
Andy Ruiz Jr with Anthony Joshua during their first fight.(Action Images via Reuters)
Andy Ruiz Jr with Anthony Joshua during their first fight.(Action Images via Reuters)

‘One punch can change the fight,’ Andy Ruiz says pressure is all on Anthony Joshua ahead of ‘Clash on the Dunes’

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 12:08 AM IST
Mexican-American Ruiz produced one of boxing’s biggest upsets when he dethroned the previously undefeated world champion Joshua with a seventh-round stoppage at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua pose during the press conference.(Action Images via Reuters)
Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua pose during the press conference.(Action Images via Reuters)

Clash of the Dunes: Anthony Joshua says Andy Ruiz Jr is ‘best fighter’ ahead of re-match

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Ruiz, who was born in the United States but fights for Mexico, caused a major shock in June when he handed out a first defeat for Joshua to win the WBA, IBF and WBO crowns in New York.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Amir Khan enters the ring against Terence Crawford before their WBO welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2019 in New York City.(AFP)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Amir Khan enters the ring against Terence Crawford before their WBO welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2019 in New York City.(AFP)

Vijender is scared, respect Goyat as he stood up to fight: Boxer Amir Khan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 10:30 AM IST
In an exclusive chat, boxer Amir Khan also says he feels British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will ‘destroy’ challenger Andy Ruiz in three to four rounds.
File image of Benjamin Mendy(AP)
File image of Benjamin Mendy(AP)

We need Mendy’, says Man City boss Guardiola of his dancing star

Manchester | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 11:38 AM IST
The left-back, who has played just 27 minutes of football since November while struggling to recover from a knee injury, was filmed in a Manchester nightclub at 3:30 am last Saturday.
File picture of Anthony Joshua(REUTERS)
File picture of Anthony Joshua(REUTERS)

Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in US on June 1: Promoter

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 10:16 PM IST
The 29-year-old last fought in September at Wembley, stopping Russia’s Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds.
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