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    ANTHONY JOSHUA is determined to get his sparring sessions "spot on" to avoid another shock of Andy Ruiz Jr proportions. AJ is set to defend his heavyweight world titles against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in December. 3Anthony Joshua will be hoping to leave no stone unturned in camp ahead of his fight against Kubrat PulevCredit: Refer to Caption 3Promoter Eddie Hearn doesn't want his man AJ to make any 'mistakes' as he prepares for PulevCredit: Getty Images - Getty Back in June last year the Brit was on the end of one of heavyweight boxing's biggest ever upsets when he was floored four times before being stopped by Ruiz Jr. It saw the Mexican pick up the WBA, WBO, IBF and...
    Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has revealed a strange incident that took place while on vacation in Marbella. Joshua bumped into Tyson Fury while on vacation and reveled the Gypsy King had requested him not to lose to Kubrat Pulev. Joshua hit back at Fury and told him not to worry. Fury also asked Joshua if he has to fight Usyk READ :“The First Weekend of December” – Eddie Hearn Drops Blockbuster Announcement Regarding Anthony Joshua Anthony Joshua reveals Fury’s weird request “He said, ‘Don’t lose to Kubrat Pulev!’ I said, ‘That’s something silly to say.’ He said, ‘Have you got to fight Usyk?’ I said, ‘Look, Tyson, when me and you can get a fight together, we don’t have to...
    DILLIAN WHYTE believes Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury's meeting in Marbella was STAGED - and called the heavyweight champions "jokers". Joshua, 30, and Fury, 31, were pictured having a quick roadside chat last month as they vacated in Spain. 3Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua met in Marbella Credit: Refer to Caption 3Dillian Whyte called Joshua and Fury 'jokers' Credit: Getty Images - Getty WBA, IBF and WBO king AJ and his promoter Eddie Hearn insisted the viral photo came after a purely chance meeting. But 32-year-old Whyte is not so convinced. He told Sky Sports: "That looked so staged. Those two just met at the right time and the right place, and they were just having...
    GIGANTIC Anthony Joshua tears into a punchbag as he ramps up his training ahead of Kubrat Pulev. The WBA, WBO and IBF king was topless and soaked in sweat as he threw down lefts and rights in his latest video. Round 1 ???????????? pic.twitter.com/FXKoywhFS1— Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) August 4, 2020 3Joshua looked absolutely massive in the new training videoCredit: https://www.instagram.com/anthonyjoshua/ Joshua wrote alongside the clip "Round 1" and put three bell emojis. The British hero is staying sharp in the gym while he waits to find out exactly when he will take on 39-year-old Bulgarian Pulev. Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said the heavyweight clash is set for London's O2 Arena in December. But he also admitted there is a "very...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed what was REALLY said during his chance meet-up with Tyson Fury out in Marbella. The WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight champ uploaded a snap of the two Brits chatting out in sunny Spain onto social media last month. 3Anthony Joshua bumped into Brit rival and fellow world heavyweight champ Tyson Fury out in Marbella last monthCredit: Refer to Caption It came just weeks after Fury had announced that the pair had agreed to two fights in 2021. The photo showed Fury, 31, parked up in his car with Joshua stood by the roadside chatting to him. Now Joshua, who is expected to defend his titles against Bulgarian veteran Kubrat Pulev next in December, has opened...
    Get to Know Dale Moss, Clare Crawleys Bachelorette Contestant Stealing Hearts The record-setting jobs comeback looks like it could be coming to an abrupt halt Anthony Joshua-Kubrat Pulev to take place in early December: report Anthony Joshua’s title defense against Kubrat Pulev appears to have a rough date. © Provided by Boxing Junkie Promoter Eddie Hearn told ESPN that the fight, originally scheduled for June 20 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London but canceled because of COVID-19, will take place the first week of December. No site has been determined. And it could take place behind closed doors, although Hearn and Co. hold out hope that spectators will be allowed. If things open up, Hearn said, the 02 Arena...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA will defend his three world heavyweight titles against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev in the first week of December - possibly behind closed doors. That's according to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn, who still hopes to hold Brit AJ'S bout with the Bulgarian 39-year-old at London's O2 Arena. 1World champ Anthony Joshua has four months to prepare for his title defence against outsider Kubrat PulevCredit: Getty Images - Getty Hearn told ESPN: "We know AJ's only going to fight once this year, so we want to give ourselves the best opportunity to bring in a crowd, and that would obviously be the later the better. "But it's still not a gimme at all. There's still a very strong...
    In a recent interview, heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua provided an update on his previously injured knee. In June, Joshua busted his knee while running through the woods. The British boxer was then seen on crutches at a BLM protest. Fans worried about Joshua’s health, but the boxer assured that he will be fine soon. “Respect for the supporters concerned about my leg. I bust my knee running miles in the woods. Doc said to take all weight off it for two/three weeks. Still training, still active, still punching. Two weeks more to go, then it’s off,” Joshua said in June. Read the full story here. Anthony Joshua claims that his knee has recovered Three weeks ago, Joshua uploaded a video...
    Despite Tyson Fury’s incredible achievements inside the ring, Anthony Joshua is unimpressed. Fury has had an amazing career so far. The “Gypsy King” has won every major boxing title in the world. He has defeated great boxers like Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. Yet he fails to impress the reigning WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO champion. In a recent interview with Sky Sports, Joshua discredited Fury’s skills inside the ring. “What have you seen from Fury? A couple of feints? Moving around? What have you seen that makes him seem so intimidating? Speed? “If the sport is lacking so much talent then all you need is feints and movement to be classed as a great of this generation… With hard...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has warned Mike Tyson he doesn't need to "compete with the young lions" of heavyweight boxing as makes a comeback in the sport. The former heavyweight champion of the world, now aged 54, will fight fellow ring legend Roy Jones Jr, 51, in an exhibition bout on September 12. 3Anthony Joshua wouldn't want to see Mike Tyson fight 'the lions' of heavyweight boxing at the age of 54Credit: Getty Images - Getty 3Mike Tyson will fight Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout on September 12Credit: Getty - Contributor Tyson had teased a sensational return for weeks after uploading extreme training videos on social media. And in six weeks time that comeback will become a reality. But current...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA could be forced to face Kubrat Pulev behind closed doors or even abroad. Promoter Eddie Hearn had hoped to stage the mandatory title fight at the O2 Arena in front of a reduced crowd at the end of the year. 2Anthony Joshua could be forced to face Kubrat Pulev behind closed doors or even abroadCredit: AFP or licensors But after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced fans will no longer be permitted to attend pilot events this weekend, after a rise in Covid cases, Hearn's masterplan took a hit. Fearing spectators being allowed back into venues may be further backdated, Joshua will not wait around. And while being ruled out of fighting at Hearn's Matchroom 'Fight...
    TYSON FURY is the best heavyweight boxer in the world, according to the Ring Magazine's latest rankings. WBA, IBF and WBO king Anthony Joshua, 30, has been beaten to the spot by his British rival. 3Ring Magazine have ranked Tyson Fury as the world's best heavyweight Fury, 31, cemented his spot at the top of the division when he dethroned Deontay Wilder in February. AJ is in second place, but this could all change when the pair lock horns next year. The British rivals have agreed to fight each other TWICE in 2021 to unify the division. Fury, also known as the Gypsy King, remains unbeaten after 31 professional bouts. AJ suffered a shock...
    EDDIE HEARN has dismissed rumours that Anthony Joshua bumping into Tyson Fury in Marbella was staged. The two heavyweight giants, who are set to fight each other twice next year, crossed paths while both on holiday in Spain earlier this month. 3Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury were pictured talking business Joshua was walking along the road when the WBC champion pulled up alongside him in his Range Rover. The pair urged each other to get past their mandatory challengers to ensure the historic Battle of Britain takes place. Speaking about their brief meeting, Hearn told Sky Sports: "It was probably awkward. "Although people thought it was staged, it definitely wasn't. "'Make sure you beat Deontay...
    Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury are some of the modern-day elites of heavyweight boxing. However, as Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. encounter each other in-ring on September 12, a piece of old school boxing is expected to return for the fans. Although Jones Jr. relinquished his pro career just two years back, he is one of the veterans of the sport who has danced inside the ring for almost three decades. At 51-years of age, he is set to break retirement against the iconic 54-year-old ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. The current heavyweight boxing roster is filled with plenty of A-listers. However, the resurrection of Tyson and Jones Jr. is still a huge factor for the fans. When it comes...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA'S dreams of becoming a Premier League footballer were dashed by his top-flight partying skills. As a boy growing up in Watford, AJ was a talented footballer who could have signed schoolboy forms at a few London clubs. 2Anthony Joshua's football dreams were dashed by late-night partyingCredit: Getty Images - Getty But the lure of the capital's nightspots was an even bigger draw, especially once the 6ft 6in hulk was hanging with an older crowd. The unified heavyweight king has always credited the brutal sport with dragging him on to the straight and narrow. And he explained to Apple Music how being able to hide in a 16-man squad - and fair the off injury - was always too...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed how the fear of prison attacks helped mould him into a boxing beast. Back in 2009, AJ served two weeks on remand at Reading prison for what he once described as “fighting and other madness”. 6Anthony Joshau holds four of the five heavyweight world titlesCredit: Getty Images - Getty The brief spell was a stark warning to the Watford ace, who swiftly started trying to turn his life around. AJ walked into Finchley ABC for the first time in 2008, complete with an electronic tag around his ankle. And he was soon crowned the London 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight champion after a sensational turnaround. Speaking to Apple Music, the WBA, IBF and WBO king said: “When...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA aims to beat bitter rival Tyson Fury to the coronavirus comeback punch. Lockdown wrecked AJ’s June 20 defence against Kubrat Pulev and Fury’s third showdown with Deontay Wilder in July. 3Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury bumped into each other a week or so ago in Spain - they are set to meet again in the ring next yearCredit: Refer to Caption Both Brit heavyweights are now waiting for the all-clear on fans being allowed back into arenas. And the race is on to see which fighter gets in the ring first in December. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn admits they plan to upstage the Gypsy King. Matchroom boss Hearn said: “It looks like Fury vs Wilder 3 is December...
    OLEKSANDR USYK took aim at Andy Ruiz Jr as he hit out at "overweight" heavyweights. The Ukrainian, 33, stepped up to the heavyweight division last year after becoming the first cruiserweight to hold all four major world titles. 3Oleksandr Usyk boasts a boxing record of 17-0-0 Credit: Getty - Contributor Usyk piled on more than a stone in his quest to conquer boxing's glamour division. But the 33-year-old has resisted the urge to beef up his physique as he wants to remain "efficient". He looked lean when he weighed in at 215lbs (15st, 5lbs) for his heavyweight debut against Chazz Witherspoon. Usyk is now waiting for his fight against Derek Chisora to be rescheduled after the initial...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA is pleased Tyson Fury gatecrashed the heavyweight championship party — but now wants to hunt him down. The Gypsy King spent almost 1,000 days out of the ring after unifying the division by dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. 4Anthony Joshua is ready and waiting for Tyson Fury and Deontay WilderCredit: Getty - Contributor 4Fellow British heavyweight Fury is WBC heavyweight champCredit: Richard Pelham Fury’s thrilling return and February demolition of Deontay Wilder should strike fear into potential opponents — but Joshua has his fellow Brit top of his guest list. Watford’s WBA, IBF and WBO king told Apple Music: “I’m happy Fury won — it changed the whole dimension of the heavyweight division. “We’re fighting for legacy. I...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA was captured having a touch spar with local lads after finishing his own session. The WBA, IBF and WBO champion, 30, was filmed having a down to earth moment with some fans outside the Finchley Amateur Boxing club. 3Anthony Joshua was captured having a touch spar with local lads after finishing his own session 3Joshua was filmed having a down to earth moment with some fans outside the Finchley Amateur Boxing club Anthony Joshua having a laugh with some local kids in the car park after a training session at his amateur club…[
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has recalled the terrifying moment he almost threw his boxing career down the toilet and the crazy excuse he used to try to fool the police who arrested him. In 2011, with the London Olympics just months away and AJ tipped to take gold, the Watford teenager was pulled over for speeding. 3Anthony Joshua has opened up about being stopped by police and how it nearly cost him his spot in Team GB for the 2012 OlympicsCredit: AFP - Getty 3Anthony Joshua is now heavyweight champion of the worldCredit: Reuters Two of the three officers were charmed by the teenager’s Hollywood smile. They appeared to fall for the English-Nigerian’s far-fetched excuse for the stench of cannabis coming from...
    TYSON FURY and dad John warned Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua he will "annihilate" them and "terminate" the heavyweight division. Fury, who faces Wilder in a trilogy bout next ahead of a proposed double header against AJ in 2021, made the prediction alongside his dad during a car ride. 5Tyson Fury warned Wilder and Anthony Joshua he will 'annihilate' and 'terminate' them 5Fury made the prediction alongside his dad John John, 56, said: “Listen, he’s a machine this man. The best is yet in him, he’s getting better every year.” Fury, 31, replied: “Getting better with age like a fine wine.” John continued: “That’s right, all them heavyweights, look out. “Look out, this man is here, he’s coming...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed that his toughest fight of the 2012 London Olympics was against his own urges - as stunning athletes from around the world flocked to the UK. With less than five years in the sport, AJ won gold in the final act of the iconic home Games. 3AJ kept his focus to clinch Olympic gold in LondonCredit: AFP - Getty 3Thousands of athletes competed in Joshua's home city at the 2012 OlympicsCredit: Getty Images - Getty Joshua put the cherry on the cake of Super Saturday - when Jessica Ennis-Hill, Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah all struck gold within just 44 minutes of each other - by grabbing the super-heavy title. But the fun loving 30-year-old admits...
    TYSON FURY edges the formbook boast over Anthony Joshua because he toppled Deontay Wilder first, says David Haye. AJ took aim at the Gypsy King’s career last week, accusing him of enjoying just two high-profile wins against long-reigning Wladimir Klitschko. 5Tyson Fury produced on of the great heavyweight performances to dismantle Deontay Wilder in their rematch to a controversial drawCredit: Getty Images - Getty 5Anthony Joshua claims he has more big scalps than Brit rival Tyson FuryCredit: Getty Images - Getty 5Tyson Fury deserves the most credi for destroying Deontay Wilder, says David HayeCredit: Getty Images - Getty Joshua feels his collection of scalps — including Dillian Whyte, Klitschko, Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin — far outstrips Fury’s record. But...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA still does not respect Tyson Fury’s record, despite his dismantling of Deontay Wilder. The undefeated Gypsy King has two iconic wins on his record — the 2015 masterclass points win over Wladimir Klitschko and the sensational February demolition job on the Bronze Bomber. 3Anthony Joshua says he does not respect Tyson Fury's boxing recordCredit: Reuters But AJ reckons his CV, which includes the scalps of Dillian Whyte, Klitschko, Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin, holds up far better under scrutiny — even after his loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. The WBA, WBO and IBF world  heavyweight champion said: “If the sport is lacking so much talent, it shows that all you need is feints and a bit of movement...
    WBC Champion Tyson Fury hasn’t let any of his rivals overpower him inside the ring till now. The 31-year-old ‘Gypsy King’ is the undisputed WBC Heavyweight champion of the world and boasts an undefeated pro record of 30-0-1 (D). Yet, that did not stop him from garnering criticisms from his fellow heavyweight contenders throughout. Fury has always appeared attuned about his rival’s criticisms and the Brit faced something similar once again. The other Briton World Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua newly claimed that Fury needs to do more to earn his respect. Now, even if Fury remains unbothered about those statements, it is evident that Joshua is still not impressed with ‘The Gypsy King’s’ performances.  Throughout the years., Joshua and Fury...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA was left in tears after losing in the final of the World Amateur Championships - but roared back to win Olympic gold. The Team GB representative, who only began boxing aged 18, shocked many in Azerbaijan after outpointing Roberto Cammarelle in 2011. 2Anthony Joshua win Olympic gold in the London 2012 Games But he was heartbroken after losing in the final against home boxer Magomedrasul Majidov. The loss proved influential, as a year later Joshua turned his silver into gold as he reigned supreme in the London 2012 Games. He told Sky Sports: "In 2011 in Baku when I was at the world championships, fighting the best amateur in the world and I was...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has admitted Mike Tyson’s training videos ahead of his comeback make him look like he is going to “rule heavyweight division”. However, he warned Iron Mike not to get carried away and think about taking him on. 4Mike Tyson looks like 'he could rule' the heavyweight division, says Anthony JoshuaCredit: Instagram / @miketyson 4AJ issued a warning to Iron Mike should he have any ideas about trying to regain the heavyweight crownCredit: Instagram Tyson has shed SIX STONE for his boxing return to face Roy Jones Jr after piling it on from booze and cocaine binges. The boxing veterans, who have a combined age of 105, will lock horns in California on September 12 in an eight-round exhibition...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has backed Mike Tyson to take him the distance if they fought NOW. It comes after the announcement that 54-year-old Tyson will box for the first time in 15 years, facing former four-weight champion Roy Jones Jr in an eight-round exhibition. 3Anthony Joshua has backed Mike Tyson to take him the distance if they fought now 3Tyson makes his boxing comeback against Roy Jones Jr WBC champion Tyson Fury, 31, said he was offered £10million to take on his namesake but turned down the approach. Naturally, Fury's rival Joshua, 30, was asked how he would fair if he took on the reformed Baddest Man on The Planet. He told Sky Sports: "I don’t want...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA almost walked away from boxing at the start of his career - because he could not hack the gruelling training sessions. The current unified heavyweight champion first laced up the gloves as an 18-year-old after being invited down the the Finchley amateur club by his cousin. 4Anthony Joshua almost walked away from boxing at the start of his career 4Joshua won gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London Despite going on to become ABA and Olympic champion before turning pro in 2013, AJ nearly quit after exhausting days in the Team GB set up. He revealed: "You know what kept me going in this boxing thing as well? "I got so many stories....
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has challenged Tyson Fury to dive into the "deep end" and finally earn his respect as a boxer. And the WBA, WBO and IBF champion says the two have "nothing to lose" from meeting in a Battle of Britain for the ages next year. 2Joshua says Fury needs to earn his respect by jumping into the ring with himCredit: Instagram @anthonyjoshua Joshua, 30, and WBC heavyweight king Fury, 31, are believed to have agreed a two-fight deal. RINGSIDE NEWS LIVE: Follow for all the latest Boxing, UFC and WWE updates The pair recently discussed their upcoming bouts at a chance meeting in Marbella. And while it seemed all smiles between them, Joshua lit the touchpaper by saying Fury...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA is packing on weight all over - apart from his head. The heavyweight king showed off his new shaven look in a stunning topless photo for fans. 5Joshua looked hard as nails as he showed off his new shaven look and bulked up physiqueCredit: Twitter / @anthonyfjoshua Watford's WBA, WBO and IBF champ posed menacingly with his hands together as he showed he is not slacking one bit in preparation for his fight against Kubrat Pulev. European cruiserweight champ Lawrence Okolie was one of those to comment on AJ's pic, writing: "Prison scrap pending. Champ camp." Joshua - who recently bumped into Tyson Fury in Marbella - also posted videos of himself in the gym. The 6ft 6ins...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA is beefing back up to his brutal best in his bid to bang out Kubrat Pulev. Watford's WBA, IBF and WBO king showed off a Hulk-like physique on holiday in Marbella this week, the destination most holidaymakers ditch carbs for. 6Joshua looked back to his beefy best when he bumped into Fury in Marbella Credit: Instagram @anthonyjoshua 6Joshua slimmed down for his rematch win over RuizCredit: Getty But the champ has clearly been gulping down plenty of fuel as he eyes a short winter war with his Bulgarian mandatory challenger. AJ won his first world title in 2015 at 17st 6lbs, thrilled the planet with the 2017 Wladimir Klitschko win up at 17st 12lbs and out-muscled Carlos Takam...
    Entire world heavyweight winner Anthony Joshua told a Black Life Make a difference march on Saturday that protesters ended up the “vaccine” to the “virus” of racism. “The virus I am referring to is named racism,” he mentioned, evaluating its effects to the damage accomplished by COVID-19. In the meantime the British boxer questioned: “How lengthy are we going to permit racism to spread through our communities?” Around the world protests beneath the banner of Black Life Matter took position Saturday in response to the dying of George Floyd, a black American guy who died in Minneapolis previous thirty day period when remaining arrested by police officers. “You are the vaccine, I am the vaccine,” the 30-yr-old Joshua told...
    Joshua, who retains the WBA, IBF and WBO belts, joined a march in his home town of Watford, when 3-time Wimbledon champion Becker posted on social media to display his involvement in the large rally in London. Becker, 52, donned a green encounter mask, along with a black hoodie and cap, as he mingled among the substantial chanting group in Parliament Sq.. The tennis winner, whose 1st wife of 7 several years, Barbara Feltus, experienced an African-American father, has extended spoken out from racism. “Of course there is racism in activity, for the reason that racism is portion of our society,” he explained to CNN again in 2012. Joshua speaks out Joshua took a extra energetic part in his...
    KUBRAT PULEV is happy to fight Anthony Joshua “on a boat” or anywhere “land or sea” as his co-promoter questioned the Brit’s heart. Ivaylo Gotzev is in talks alongside Bob Arum with Eddie Hearn to reschedule the world heavyweight title clash that was scrapped in June due to the Covid-19 outbreak. 5Kubrat Pulev is happy to fight Anthony Joshua anywhere 'land or sea'Credit: AFP 5The Bulgarian star’s co-promoter also questioned AJ’s heart in his fights with ‘grotesquely overweight’ Andy Ruiz JrCredit: Getty Images - Getty Hearn said last week the fight could happen on a boat, and even though he would prefer it in Croatia, Gotzev is open to that proposal. He told Pro Boxing Fans: “By land or by...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA could face Kubrat Pulev in front of 2,000 people at the O2 Arena in November. The heavyweights were supposed to meet in an IBF mandatory defence in June, until the coronavirus pandemic KO'd live sport. 2Anthony Joshua could face Kubrat Pulev in front of 2,000 people at the O2 Arena in NovemberCredit: AFP or licensors With British boxing making a return this month, and promoter Eddie Hearn set to stage four behind closed doors events next month, Joshua's next fight is back on track. And following the government's announcement of reduced crowds targeted for an October return, AJ could find himself fighting at the O2 Arena for the first time since 2016. Dereck Chisora's...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA and Tyson Fury discussed their proposed mega-fight next year after meeting face-to-face roadside in Marbella. The heavyweight rulers were pictured having a chat in Spain last week, as they both holiday before their next title defences. 3Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua shared a roadside encounter in Marbella They verbally agreed to a two-fight deal for 2021, with Joshua, 30, first facing Kubrat Pulev, 39, and Fury, 31, rematching Deontay Wilder, 34. And with the lure of an undisputed title decider to follow, the heavyweight rivals urged one another to avoid any unwanted slip ups. Promoter Eddie Hearn revealed: “It was amazing, people think it was a set up. “AJ said he was walking down...
    TYSON FURY is clearly having "good times" on holiday as he carried wife Paris around in a swimming pool. The Gypsy King, who bumped into Brit rival Anthony Joshua out in Spain last week, is having a well-deserved break after a momentous year. 4Tyson Fury and wife Paris are enjoying the sun in MarbellaCredit: Instagram Despite the coronavirus seeing boxing suspended, Fury squeezed in becoming new WBC heavyweight champions of the world in February. He battered previously unbeaten Deontay Wilder all around the Las Vegas ring before the fight was stopped in the seventh round. The two are set for a rematch, but that might not even happen this year with Wilder having surgery on his bicep. So Fury has...
    Though it is still not official, a Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua now looks more real than it seemed a couple of months ago. This will surely go down as the greatest bout in the British fighting history. A financial deal is said to have been decided, and a two-fight contract looks possible. In simple math, the first match will see both opponents taking 50% each while in the rematch, the winner will get 60% of the wallet. But the complexity in the equation is due to the other matches these two Champions have to first wind up. The two-time heavyweight world champion Fury has to face Deontay Wilder again in a trilogy bout. Next up for him would then...
    British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury speaks. (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images) The world is waiting for a full heavyweight unification bout between champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. An encounter in the street helped tease fans. Heavyweight boxing champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua hold all the belts, and both live in England. It was only a matter of time before they would run into each other in an urban setting, and that time has come. On Saturday, July 18, a photograph emerged on Twitter, showing Joshua staring down Fury, who was in his SUV. Not much is known at this time where the photo was taken or how the two ended up at the same...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA bumped into Tyson Fury in Marbella with fans desperate for the heavyweight superstars to meet in ring. The British boxers are set to go toe-to-toe in an all-British heavyweight unification clash next year. 3JOshua and Fury bumped into each other in Marbella on SaturdayCredit: Instagram @anthonyjoshua 3Anthony Joshua has been on holiday in MarbellaCredit: Splash News And they came face-to-face in sunny Marbella on Saturday, with Fury jetting out after his son Prince Tyson Fury II's dinosaur-themed fourth birthday party. With both Fury, 31, and AJ, 30, currently on holiday in the south of Spain, it was always possible they'd bump into each other. And they did just that, as Fury rolled down the window of his Land...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA was captured holding an 87-year-old woman's hand and talking to her about boxing career on his Marbella holiday. The unified heavyweight world champion is still nursing a knee injury which has caused his next fight, against Kubrat Pulev, to be backdated until the end of the year. 4Anthony Joshua was captured holding an 87-year-old woman's hand and talking to her about boxing career on his Marbella holiday 4Joshua has taken the time to rest and recover in Spain Joshua, 30, has taken the time to rest and recover in Spain - where he was filmed giving Tyson Fury fans a cheeky middle finger. But in more heartwarming footage AJ holds the hand of an elderly...
    FORMER two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins believes Anthony Joshua will stop Tyson Fury in their expected dust-up next year. The 55-year-old American - who now works as a promoter for Golden Boy - has backed AJ to make a statement when he finally faces his British rival inside the ring. 4Boxing legend Bernard Hopkins believes Anthony Joshua will be too good for Tyson FuryCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4Joshua has been vocal in his desire to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999Credit: Richard Pelham - The Sun It was revealed last month that Fury and Joshua have agreed a two-fight deal in 2021 providing they both emerge victorious in their next bouts. Fury is set...
    Undefeated WBC Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has always appeared confident about vanquishing his rivals inside the squared circle and his opinion regarding a potential matchup with fellow Briton Anthony Joshua is no different. ‘The Gypsy King’ has been quite frequent in taking verbal lashes at Anthony Joshua in the past and he unveiled something similar during his recent interaction with IFL TV. Fury, still fresh of his victory against former WBC champion Deontay Wilder stated that Wilder offered to face Anthony Joshua twice in the past which ‘AJ’ declined as per Tyson Fury. While boxing fans continue to hope for a unification bout between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua shortly, Fury claimed that Anthony Joshua already had the opportunity to...
    LARRY HOLMES reckons his generation of heavyweights would have battered today's stars such as Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. Holmes, who beat Muhammad Ali in a career that spanned from 1973 to 2002, is adamant his peers would hammer today's heroes. 3Ring legend Holmes reckons today's heavyweights wouldn't have a hope of beating his class of legends, which included AliCredit: Action Images BT Sport recently ran a poll asking who would win between Joshua and Holmes in a fantasy fight. Just over half said current WBO, WBA and IBF champ Joshua would beat Holmes, who was WBC champ from 1978 to 1983. But Holmes insists that is not the case and that he would have made mincemeat of today's big...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA is set to deck Kubrat Pulev below deck after Eddie Hearn revealed the heavyweight bout could take place on a boat. The Matchroom boss also listed a castle as another alternative venue - with just 1,000 people in attendance. 3Joshua vs Pulev could take place on a boat, according to Eddie HearnCredit: PA:Press Association 3A giant superyacht like this is just one of the 'quirky' venues being considered by Hearn for Joshua's big returnCredit: Splash News The Evening Standard report that Hearn said he is coming up with "quirky ideas" about where to stage the heavyweight king's big return. AJ was set to defend his WBA, WBO and IBF belts against Pulev at Tottenham stadium last month but...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has been branded the "hardest hitter on the planet" after he showed off his power on a punch bag while sitting down. The 30-year-old has been knuckling down in the gym ahead of his fight against Kubrat Pulev and next year's double header against Tyson Fury. 4AJ was sat down as he launched a series of hooks at the bag Joshua showed off his incredible upper body strength as he threw a series of left hooks at the bag. Eagle-eyed fans noticed that the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion was sat down the entire time. Joshua, who has a record of 23-1 including 21 KOs, added the caption: "Regiment." In response, one fan...
    TYSON FURY and Anthony Joshua will be playable characters in EA Sport's August release of UFC 4. But fight fans will have to move quick as the two heavyweight boxing champions are pre-order bonus characters. 4Fight fans will be able to play as Tyson Fury in EA Sports' UFC 4Credit: Twitter@EASPORTSUFC 4Anthony Joshua also makes his debut in the cageCredit: Twitter@EASPORTSUFC The game will be available for PS4 and Xbox One on August 14. Fury has of course hinted at moving into UFC after he quits boxing, even admitting to "holding talks" with Dana White. Jorge Masvidal, who lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, and middleweight champ Israel Adesanya are on the front cover of the fight fest. And...
    SMILING Anthony Joshua offered a cheeky response as Tyson Fury fans taunted him in Marbella. The heavyweight champion is relaxing in Spain ahead of training camp for his fight against Kubrat Pulev in November. 4Anthony Joshua offered a cheeky response after being taunted by Tyson Fury fans in Marbella 4The laughing and smiling heavyweight champion gave the fans the middle finger as he made his way inside Opium Beach Club On his way into Opium Beach Club rival fans started singing 'There's only one Tyson Fury' at the Watford superstar. After posing for selfies with fans Joshua laughed at the chant and offered a light-hearted middle finger in response. He then made his way inside the club with his pals....
    Breonna Taylor wrongful death lawsuit amended to allege links to Louisville gentrification plan 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua included as playable characters in EA UFC 4 Wish you could find out how Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua would fare inside the octagon? Well, now you can – sort of. © File photo ea-ufc-4-tyson-fury It was announced Saturday that both Fury and Joshua, two heavyweight boxers who have ruled the ring in recent years, are included as playable characters in the new EA UFC 4 video game set for release Aug. 11 on Xbox One and Playstation 4. “I have a lot of respect for UFC fighters, but I’m the greatest fighter...
    ANDY RUIZ JR is nearing a return to the ring with talks to fight Chris Arreola “looking very good”. The Mexican shocked the world a year ago with one of the biggest upsets in boxing history as he defeated Anthony Joshua to become heavyweight champ. 3Andy Ruiz Jr, pictured in his loss to Anthony Joshua in December, could be set to return to the ringCredit: AFP His brief reign was ended in December as AJ bounced back to regain the belts in their Saudi Arabia rematch. Ruiz Jr was heavily criticised after that loss for not taking his training seriously as he enjoyed the fame and fortunes of being top dog, leading to a split with coach Manny Robles. Now...
    FOOTBALLERS often get a bad rap for their astronomical earnings. Alexis Sanchez rakes in £505,000 a week from Manchester United, while Mesut Ozil is paid £350,000 per week to warm the bench. 5 Boxing and UFC earn the most money per game, match or race Getty Images - Getty 5 Canelo Alvarez earned the most money per game, fight or race in all of sport in the past year News Group Newspapers Ltd 5 Tyson Fury sits fifth on the list, behind only fellow boxers and a UFC star But in truth, footballers are forced to work very hard for their money… compared to fighters, at least. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the highest-earning...
    KUBRAT PULEV is confident he can beat Tyson Fury after dethroning Anthony Joshua - because he has already beaten the "better Fury" The Bulgarian's co-promoter, Ivan Gotzev, reckons his man will snatch AJ's belts and then smash the Gypsy King to become undisputed heavyweight world champion. 4Kubrat Pulev's camp is confident of beating AJ and Tyson Fury - having beaten 'better' Hughie in 2018 4Kubrat Pulev is coming for Anthony Joshua's beltsCredit: PA:Press Association Gotzev thinks it's a no-brainer as Pulev, 39, has already beaten the "better Fury", cousin Hughie. The veteran fighter beat Hughie in a 2018 IBF eliminator to land the Joshua bout in the first place. And Gotzev told WorldBoxingNews: “Kubrat’s thinking, let them do all the...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has called on the world’s elite athletes to form a “union” and use their platform in the fight against racism. The world heavyweight champ is admired and respected for his charity and community work across the country, as well backing Black Lives Matter. 4Boxing superstar Anthony Joshua has called on elite athletes to form a 'union' against racismCredit: Reuters 4The heavyweight, who was pictured at a Black Lives Matter march last month, was speaking at The Sun's Time For Change DebateCredit: Reuters And speaking to The Sun’s Time For Change Debate, AJ said: “Athletes have the biggest platform, so we all judge on that. “I think an individual trying to make a change is a lot more difficult...
    DILLIAN WHYTE will NOT step aside to let Tyson Fury fight Anthony Joshua in a unification blockbuster. The Bodysnatcher is approaching 1,000 days as the WBC's mandatory challenger - but he has had to watch on as Fury beat Deontay Wilder to win the belt. 3Dillian Whyte is refusing to give up on his world title dreamsCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3Tyson Fury revealed last month that he had agreed a two-fight deal to to take on Brit rival Anthony Joshua next yearCredit: Getty Images - Getty Fury has a trilogy fight with the American, but Wilder is recovering from bicep surgery and faces a race to get back to fitness for it to happen this year. Last month it...
    MIKE TYSON has revealed a huge weight loss totalling nearly 5 STONE amid talk of the heavyweight hero's comeback. At 54, Tyson says he is now training at 220 pounds - putting him comfortably below the level Anthony Joshua last fought at. 3Tyson has been working hard on his physique ahead of a comeback fight AJ beat Andy Ruiz Jr at 237lbs in December having undergone his own slimming down routine, dropping 10lbs after criticism for carrying too much bulk. During his prestigious career, Tyson was at his best around the 220lb mark and the American claims to be back at that weight. He told FightHype: “We’ve just been training, boxing, and it feels great man. "I come from 289lbs...
    The co-promotor to Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev spoke out to the Daily Mail and went after Anthony Joshua via Boxing Scene. Manager Ivaylo Gotzev took aim at the Olympian Boxer as well as promoter Eddie Hearn who oversees Joshua. Pulev is the IBF’s compulsory contender who was slated to face Joshua on two separate occasions. The challenger withdrew from his first scheduled bout due to injury and missed his opportunity to contest for gold. Unfortunately, the June 2020 re-booking would also not come to fruition as the COVID-19 Pandemic has caused chaos amongst all sports. Several major sporting leagues such as the NFL and the NBA are picking up the pieces following the devastation. Kubrat Pulev’s Manager goes off on...
    EDDIE HEARN revealed he is still owed money by Jarrell Miller after paying the drug-shamed heavyweight up front before his cancelled Anthony Joshua fight. The 31-year-old last year lost out on a reported £5million payday and opportunity to challenge for the unified titles after he failed a hat-trick of pre-fight drug tests. 2Eddie Hearn revealed he is still owed money by Jarrell Miller after paying the drug-shamed heavyweight up front before his cancelled Anthony Joshua fightCredit: Richard Pelham - The Sun 2Miller failed yet another drug test ahead of his boxing return Credit: Getty Images - Getty Following a measly six month ban by the WBA, Miller was rewarded with a deal to sign for US promotion Top...
    DILLIAN WHYTE snapped after Tyson Fury agreed a two-fight deal with Anthony Joshua and threatened to wreck his world title shot. The Brixton ace has been the WBC’s patient No1 contender since October 2017 and has rarely let frustrating boxing politics rile him. 4 Dillian Whyte has revealed his anger at Eddie Hearn and the WBC after he was overlooked for a title shot againCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd 4 The Body Snatcher is mandatory challenger for Tyson Fury's WBC titleCredit: Getty Images - Getty But, after AJ and the Gypsy King agreed financial terms on a two-fight bonanza and Fury’s promoter Bob Arum discussed getting the 6ft 9in star elevated to untouchable ‘franchise’ status, the Body Snatcher blew his...
    EDDIE HEARN has been slammed by Kubrat Pulev's promoter for "not delivering his promises" over the Bulgarian's fight with Anthony Joshua. It had been agreed that the pair would fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20, before the sporting calendar was thrown into chaos by the coronavirus pandemic. 3 Pulev's fight with Joshua has certainly been a long time comingCredit: AFP or licensors 3 Gotzev claims he is ready to fulfil Hearn's wish for a fight in the UKCredit: Getty Images - Getty And while much of the boxing world's focus has been diverted by AJ's agreement to fight Tyson Fury next year, the hurdle of Pulev has been rather neglected in people's minds. That is certainly the...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA “cannot technically beat Tyson Fury” and must “go for the kill” to stand any chance of beating the Gypsy King, says Amir Khan. The two British stars say they have agreed terms on a two-fight deal for 2021 to unify the heavyweight division. 4 Anthony Joshua (above) must 'go for the kill' against Tyson FuryCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4 The Gypsy King will triumph in the heavyweight showdown if AJ tries to turn it into a technical contestCredit: PA:Press Association 4 Those are the views of fellow Brit boxing star Amir KhanCredit: Getty Images - Getty We may have to wait a little longer to see that showdown due to Dillian Whyte’s legal threat to ensure he...
    EDDIE HEARN has given British boxing fans a glimmer of hope that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury can at least have one fight on UK soil. The heavyweight champions have verbally agreed to a two-fight deal in 2021, though nothing has yet been signed. 3 Promoter Eddie Hearn wants Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to fight in the UK at least once 3 Fury and Joshua have agreed a two-fight deal for 2021 One key element surrounding the historic undisputed title decider is where the mega-event will be hosted, with Hearn previously revealing the US and Middle East are financially greater options. But the promoter insists he wants at least one part of the heavyweight double header to be in...
    EDDIE HEARN had no problem working with controversial figure Daniel Kinahan until public uproar forced him out of the spotlight. When Tyson Fury revealed Irish gangster Kinahan was the man Hearn had brokered financial terms with for the match-up with Anthony Joshua, Ireland’s politicians were disgusted. 4 Eddie Hearn had no previous issue of working with controversial Irishman Daniel Kinahan 4 Gangster Daniel Kinahan and his involvement in boxing negotiations has caused quite a stir The PM demanded a boycott, while potential broadcasters BT Sport and Sky Sports were urged to investigate Kinahan’s background. Despite the Dubai-based businessman having no criminal record, allegations in the high court that he ran a multi-million-pound drug empire were enough to scare BT and...
    TYSON FURY'S Battle of Britain against Anthony Joshua has edged closer to completion, according to promoter Hearn. It was revealed that the pair had agreed to have two fights next year, with it a case of getting the contracts drawn up and signed. 4 Eddie Hearn says the fight between Anthony Joshua, pictured, and Tyson Fury is close to completionCredit: PA:Press Association 4 Before the Joshua fight Fury will put his WBC belt on the line against Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fightCredit: PA:Press Association Now Hearn has confirmed that it is a case of "dotting the i's and crossing the t's" to get the deal done. And he also said that both parties have already held talks on possible...
    EDDIE HEARN reckons Dillian Whyte "destroys Deontay Wilder" and Anthony Joshua "absolutely takes him to school". It comes after WBC champion Tyson Fury, 31, backed Wilder, 34, to beat the British pair with ease. 4 Anthony Joshua poses with his IBF, WBA, WBO titles 4 Dillian Whyte has been backed to beat Deontay Wilder But Hearn, who promotes both Joshua, 30, and Whyte, 32, begs to differ giving the Bronze Bomber no chance against either. He said: "You can’t take what Tyson says [seriously]. Most of the time he’s just having a laugh. "He’s just trying to provoke a reaction. If that’s what he thinks, maybe he’s right. I don’t think he’s right. "I think Dillian Whyte destroys Deontay Wilder...
    “The Gypsy King” Tyson Fury met Deontay Wilder earlier this year as he snapped the ‘Bronze Bomber’s undefeated streak. Wilder was riding on the verge of many records before he met Fury in February. This included his inspiration, Muhammad Ali’s record of most title-defenses. Moreover, he even lost his WBC belt to Fury. However, this doesn’t make him any less of the champion than he has established himself as with a stunning record of 42-1-1. However, many robbed Wilder of his well-deserved credibility in the sport after his first loss. Many even believe that fighters like Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte, too, can beat Wilder. Nevertheless, Tyson Fury shut everyone with thoughts of the like in a recent interview...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA could finally make his UK comeback to a packed crowd in November. Watford’s WBA, IBF and WBO king went to New York and Saudi Arabia to lose and regain his titles from Andy Ruiz Jr last year. 1 Joshua is set to make his return to UK boxing in November against Pulev And the Covid-19 outbreak then scuppered his June 20 London return against Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham’s new ground. The 30-year-old is up for fighting behind-closed-doors but there is too much money on the line and the time of year has taken Spurs off the table. But promoter Eddie Hearn has a few plans to get his star attraction back in a top British venue before Christmas....
    ANTHONY JOSHUA and Tyson Fury still have a "mountain" to climb to get their monster, all-British heavyweight unification fight to go ahead, according to Frank Warren. Warren, Fury's promoter in the UK, has revealed "nothing is agreed" despite reports suggesting the Brits had agreed to fight twice, with the first in 2021. 3 There is still a 'mountain' to climb to get Fury vs Joshua over the line, says Warren 3 Promoter Frank Warren says there is plenty still to be agreedCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd But he admitted only the purse-split had been agreed upon, with a "mountain of stuff" still to be worked on. Warren told Sky Sports: "You say it's agreed, but nothing is agreed. "All that's...
    TYSON FURY is the best heavyweight in the world, according to boxing legend Roberto Duran. The British star, 31, is the WBC and Ring Magazine world champion after beating Deontay Wilder in February. 3 Roberto Duran has called Tyson Fury the best heavyweight on the planet 3 Duran snubbed Joshua to call Fury the best heavyweightCredit: Reuters And Fury already has his sights on a trilogy fight with the Bronze Bomber - AND a unification clash with fellow Brit Anthony Joshua in 2021. But Duran - dubbed "Hands of Stone" during his career - reckons Fury has the edge over any other heavyweight on the planet. He told iFL TV: “Fury got under Wilder’s skin, because he was moving the...
    WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is unsure about the Anthony Joshua fight. The Brit said that he does not like to talk about future matchups. Ever since he made his comeback, Tyson Fury has rocked the boxing world. From losing it all to winning the only belt that alluded him, he has done it all. At this point, he can comfortably retire, knowing the fact that he has enough money to never box again. However, Fury is not that type of person. He believes that boxing has helped him get rid of his old self and bring back happiness in his life. He wants to continue fighting until he can fight no more. And realistically speaking, “The Gypsy King”...
    Tyson Fury admitted he is unsure if he will ever meet Anthony Joshua in the ring, even though the two heavyweight world champions have agreed a two-fight deal. Last month Fury confirmed the two Britons – who own all of the four major heavyweight belts between them – had reached an agreement over a pair of bouts to take place in 2021.  However, Fury has more pressing business to take care of first as Deontay Wilder has invoked a rematch clause for a third bout against the man who took his WBC belt in Las Vegas in February. Joshua, the IBF, WBA and WBO champion, is due to fight Kubrat Pulev later in the year while he will have another hurdle...
    TYSON FURY admitted he is "not convinced by any means" that he will ever face Anthony Joshua - despite the pair agreeing a two-fight deal for 2021. Britain's heavyweight champions verbally agreed to a double header next year, but both have to win their next fights, with AJ facing Kubrat Pulev and Fury rematching Deontay Wilder. 2 Tyson Fury admits he is 'not convinced' he will ever fight Anthony Joshua 2 Joshua and Fury have agreed to a two-fight deal in 2021Credit: Reuters Should they win, it sets up a historic undisputed title decider with a 50/50 split between the duo with the winner then taking the lions share 60 per cent cut in the second fight. But WBC champion...
    TYSON FURY has revealed the hilarious reason he tried to FaceTime Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn recently. At the start of June, AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed he and the WBA, IBF and WBO king had missed a couple of calls from the WBC champ. 2 Fury joked Joshua was too scared to answer the phone to him when he was on the wind-up And the undefeated Gypsy King has revealed he was on the wind-up and was even going to offer his services as a commentator for Hearn’s upcoming shows in the Essex garden of his Matchroom office. Fury told IFL: “I FaceTimed Eddie to talk about maybe fighting in his back garden against a featherweight or any other...
    TYSON FURY has claimed Anthony Joshua rejected a £64MILLION pay-day to fight Deontay Wilder - saying the American would have put the Brit "unconscious in round one". The Gypsy King, 31, has piled praise on "warrior, beast, lion" Wilder, as he revealed his incredible respect for the Bronze Bomber. 4 Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua rejected the chance to fight Deontay Wilder as he was 'scared' But amongst the praise, Fury revealed he has proof Joshua rejected the chance to fight Wilder, now 34, because he was "scared". Fury told IFL TV: "I have got to give it to [Wilder], he has got the bottle... he wanted to fight the best. "When I was out of the ring, retired, he...
    EVANDER HOLYFIELD thinks Tyson Fury would have "been good" in his era alongside him and Mike Tyson. The veteran heavyweight also reckons the Gypsy King is better then Anthony Joshua. 3 Evander Holyfield thinks Tyson Fury would have 'been good' in his era Fury destroyed Deontay Wilder to claim the WBC heavyweight title in February and - providing he beats the Bronze Bomber in their trilogy fight - will meet Joshua in 2021 with a chance to sweep the remaining belts. And 57-year-old Holyfield said Fury could have cut it among the best in his own era. Asked whether Fury would have been capable of holding his own at the time, Holyfield told Pro Boxing Fans: “Well it’s obvious he...
    Tyson Fury has ended his professional relationship with advisor Daniel Kinahan – but maintains he still 'loves and respects' the suspected crime boss, says the heavyweight's promoter Bob Arum. The WBC champion faced backlash after thanking Kinahan for brokering the agreement to fight Anthony Joshua, with the British duo set to face off twice next year.   Kinahan has been named by the High Court in Dublin as a senior figure in an organised crime gang involved in international drug-trafficking operations and firearm offences, which had lead many to question Fury's links with the 42-year-old. As a result, Fury has decided to part ways with the Irishman.  'Over the weekend I've had a lot of conversations with Tyson Fury and what...
    TYSON FURY has reportedly split with the controversial advisor who masterminded his two-fight mega-money deal with Anthony Joshua. Daniel Kinahan, the alleged boss of Ireland's Kinahan cartel running a drugs and murder empire, was personally thanked by the WBC king for brokering the recent agreement with AJ's promoter Eddie Hearn. 4 Tyson Fury was guided back to boxing by Daniel Kinahan But Fury’s American promoter, 88-year-old Bob Arum, has told the Telegraph that while he and Fury still "love, admire and respect" the Dubai-based businessman, he will not be officially involved in ongoing negotiations. Top Rank boss Arum said: “Over the weekend I’ve had a lot of conversations with Tyson Fury and what we both decided is that myself, Top...
    TYSON FURY'S mouthwatering all-British clash against Anthony Joshua looks like being delayed as the WBC say the Gypsy King MUST fight mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte. It was reported last month that Joshua and Fury had agreed terms for two fights in 2021, where hopefully all the heavyweight belts will be on the line. 4 Tyson Fury must fulfill his mandatory obligations according to the WBCCredit: Reuters 4 Dillian Whyte is the WBC's mandatory challenger and deserves his shot, according to Mauricio SulaimanCredit: Getty Images - Getty Joshua holds the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO straps with Fury the WBC king after sensationally battering Deontay Wilder in February. The pair were hoping to lay it all on the line once they...
    EDDIE HEARN revealed the cost of the Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury pay-per-view will likely be £29.95. The promoter was forced to deny that the historic undisputed title decider - agreed for 2021 - would be £50 to buy with Sky Sports and BT set to share the TV rights. 4 Anthony Joshua's fight with Tyson Fury could cost £29.95 4 Fury and Joshua have agreed a two-fight deal for next year Joshua's last win, against Andy Ruiz Jr in December, saw a price increase from £19.95 to £24.95, with Fury's victory over Deontay Wilder in February costing the same. But Hearn - who stresses he does not set the box office cost - revealed the magnitude of the fight...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA could be back in a British ring in front of a packed crowd by November. The Covid-19 lockdown meant the WBA, IBF and WBO king’s July mandatory defence against Kubrat Pulev was postponed. 3 Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev could fight in front of fans in NovemberCredit: AFP or licensors Promoter Eddie Hearn insists Brit Joshua will not box on a behind-closed-doors show but he believes crowds could return in a few months. Hearn, who is also tasked with getting Dillian Whyte and Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight world title shots, said: “I really believe that we will start seeing crowds coming back by late-August, certainly September-October and it will be fantastic to do AJ vs Pulev with a crowd....
    ANTHONY JOSHUA has been tipped to beat Tyson Fury in a rematch with their first fight ending in a draw - following a remarkable prediction by Bernard Hopkins. Unified champion Joshua and WBC king Fury have verbally agreed to a two-fight deal for next year. 4 Anthony Joshua has been tipped to beat Tyson Fury in a rematch with their first fight ending in a draw 4 Joshua and Fury have verbally agreed to a two-fight deal for next year First AJ, 30, faces mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, 39, while Fury, 31, fights Deontay Wilder, 34, for a third time, having dethroned the American in February. But just like in the Gypsy King's first go at Wilder, Hopkins predicts the...
    The murmurs of an Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury dream clash had fans excited. They eagerly awaited an official announcement regarding the same. Now, however, the issue remains as to whether the bout will take place for all the belts or just some of them. This is because both boxers must make mandatory title defenses before the summer of 2021. This means that they could drop the titles thereby stripping the bout of its sheen. Eddie Hearn opened up on the same.  Anthony Joshua- Tyson Fury will be huge even without the belts In the iFL TV episode, Hearn discusses if the fight will be for all 4 belts. He says, “Will the fight be for the undisputed? I’d love it to...
    Anthony Joshua is at the center of yet another act of kindness. According to reports, Joshua gifted his mom a brand new range rover and his ex-girlfriend a $ 500,000 home in North London. His ex-girlfriend is the mother of his young son and has received property in the posh area of Finchley. This is not the first time, Joshua has done such heartwarming gestures. Joshua bought his mon a house in 2013, after winning gold at the Olympics. Joshua doesn’t limit his generousness to just his family. He’s known for going on vacations, parties, and flying on private jets with his entourage. Joshua gifted his first boxing coach with a brand new BMW in 2017 and a holiday in...
    British Heavyweight Anthony Joshua stands at the top of the boxing world alongside Tyson Fury today. He has had a lustrous career in the sport right from the beginning. From winning the Olympic Gold for Great Britain in 2012 to becoming the unified Heavyweight champion, his journey to the top has been nothing short of amazing. AJ today holds the WBA(Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles. While most fans are savvy with just how successful AJ is as an athlete and have an idea regarding the extreme wealth he rakes in, very few know just where he puts his money to use. Let’s dive into the humble side of the Heavyweight champion, who perhaps earns more than any other...
    (CNN)The announcement of a potential world heavyweight bout between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua has raised questions about the role of Irishman Daniel Kinahan in helping secure the boxing deal.Last week Fury made a point of thanking Kinahan in an Instagram video for "getting this deal over the line" to potentially fight Joshua in 2021. However, Ireland's Taoiseach (prime minister), Leo Varadkar, told the Irish Parliament on Thursday he was "taken aback" to see Fury using Kinahan's name in his video "as if this was somebody who did not have quite a chequered history in this State and elsewhere."Both Fury and Joshua's promoters did not respond to CNN's request for comment on Kinahan's involvement in negotiating the two-deal fight that...
    An all-British world heavyweight title showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in 2021 is a step closer. Fury said Wednesday that an agreement has been reached with Joshua's camp on a two-fight deal between the current holders of the heavyweight belts. “The biggest fight in British boxing history has just been agreed,” Fury said in a video message posted on Twitter. “Two-fight deal.” Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, earlier Wednesday told British broadcaster Sky Sports that the camps had agreed to two fights. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “We’re in a good place,” Hearn said. “It’s fair to say that, in principle, both guys have agreed to that fight. Two fights." Specific dates and venues have not been finalized and contracts...
    Heavyweight boxing could have a unified champion for the first time in more than two decades. Lineal and WBC champion Tyson Fury has agreed in principle to a two-fight deal with Anthony Joshua, the WBO, WBA and IBF champion, in 2021, though no contract has been signed yet. Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs), who most recently handed Deontay Wilder his first-ever loss in February, is contractually obligated to face the “Bronze Bomber” again, though the date of their trilogy-ending bout remains in doubt due to COVID-19. Joshua’s (23-1, 21 KOs) next bout — against Kubrat Pulev — has also been delayed by the pandemic. “We have agreed to the basics of the deal, a two-fight deal,” Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, told...
    (CNN)British world heavyweight champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are set to fight in 2021.WBC champion Fury posted a video on his social media accounts saying that "the biggest fight in British boxing history has just been agreed.""(A) Two-fight deal, Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua next year," added Fury."One problem, I've just got to smash Deontay Wilder's face right in, in the next fight, and then we go into the Joshua fight next year," said Fury, referring to his mandatory WBC heavyweight title rematch that is yet to take place.Earlier on Wednesday, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn told Britain's Sky Sports News that both fighters had agreed terms, though specific dates and venues were still to be decided.Read MoreREAD: UFC's 'Fight...
    Boxing stars Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have apparently agreed to multiple fights. It’s been widely believed that Fury would eventually fight Joshua after he pummeled Deontay Wilder, against whom he still has a third fight. Now it sounds like the two superstars have reached an agreement. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) THE GYPSY KING IS THE KING OF BOXING! ????#WilderFury2 pic.twitter.com/3qDbApeXsH — ESPN (@espn) February 23, 2020 “It’s fair to say [Joshua and Fury] are in agreement regarding the financial terms of the fight … We’re in a good place. It’s fair to say that, in principle, both guys have agreed to that fight. Two fights,” Joshua’s manager Eddie Hearn told...
    (CNN)World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua and tennis legend Boris Becker took part in Black Lives Matter protests in Britain on Saturday, joining a growing list of high-profile sportsman to show their public support for the movement.Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO belts, joined a march in his home town of Watford, while three-time Wimbledon champion Becker posted on social media to show his involvement in the big rally in London.#word ... #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/CKUCpf1S1r— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) June 6, 2020 Becker, 52, donned a green face mask, along with a black hoodie and cap, as he mingled among the large chanting crowd in Parliament Square.The tennis champion, whose first wife of seven years, Barbara Feltus, had an African-American...