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Joshua Claims He Is Ready To Fight Wilder Or Fury

Anthony Joshua has said that he is ready to fight Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder as soon as they are ready while he hit out at the American for his bout against Fury at the weekend.  Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, is in Los Angeles this week for talks with Wilder’s representatives over the possibility of a fight in April. The …

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Adonis Stevenson Reportedly In Medically Induced Coma

Adonis Stevenson suffered his first defeat in eight and a half years last night. While the eyes of the boxing world were on proceedings in Los Angeles between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, Stevenson was in action against title challenger Oleksandr Gvozdyk. In defending his WBC light-heavyweight title for the tenth time, the Canadian lost by knockout to the Ukrainian in …

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Malignaggi Slams Wilder/Fury Judging Debacle From Commentary Booth

Paulie Malignaggi couldn’t contain his disbelief as last night’s heavyweight boxing showdown between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury was declared a draw. So much so, in fact, that he all-but-refused to break down the highlight reel that was playing in the fight’s direct aftermath. Paulie deserves some serious credit for this. Working in the SHOWTIME commentary booth, the former two-weight …

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IOC Chief Will ‘Work Hard’ For Boxing In 2020 Games Despite Freeze

The International Olympic Committee will “work hard” to include boxing in the 2020 Games in Tokyo despite freezing preparations over a governance crisis in the sport, the body’s chief has said. On Friday, the IOC said it was halting preparations for boxing at the 2020 Games and launched a probe into the sport’s troubled governing body — the International Boxing …

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Sport Ireland “Deeply Concerned” As Olympic Boxing Future In Doubt

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Sport Ireland have revealed their concerns at the announcement that the International Olympic Committee will initiate an inquiry into the International Boxing Association (AIBA) thus freezing “planning for the Olympic boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020.” The IOC stressed it still wanted boxing to go ahead at Tokyo 2020 but warned its inquiry could lead to the governing body being stripped of the right …

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Boxing’s Future Hangs In Balance Ahead Of 2020 Olympic Games

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Boxing is currently fighting for its Olympic future as top officials decide whether to punish the sport’s governing body, which is on the ropes over finances, judging and its controversial leader. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made clear that boxing’s future at the Tokyo 2020 Games could be facing a knockout blow amid serious concerns over governance at the …

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