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Wladimir Klitschko Releases Statement On His Retirement

There is breaking news this morning that Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing.  Unfortunately, this all but ends hopes that a rematch between Klitschko and Anthony Joshua would take place after the Englishman beat the 41-year-old in an 11 round epic back in April. That fight reignited the heavyweight division as a spectacle and will go down as …

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Stipe Miocic Puts Anthony Joshua Firmly In His Place With Cutting Tweet

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic put boxing heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua firmly in his place on Twitter yesterday, days after the towering Englishman had essentially dismissed him as a nobody. Apparently believing that the UFC’s willingness to even entertain the idea of a boxing match between their lightweight champion Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. had opened up the opportunity …

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Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Moves A Step Closer After IBF Grant Exception

London , United Kingdom - 29 April 2017, Anthony Joshua, centre, exchanges punches with Wladimir Klitschko during their Heavyweight Championship contest for the IBF, IBO Heavyweight and WBA Super Heavyweight Championships of the World at Wembley Stadium, in London, England. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

A rematch between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko has moved a step closer after the Englishman was granted an exception by the IBF. The British boxer became a unified world heavyweight champion in April by stopping Klitschko in the eleventh round of a classic fight at Wembley Stadium. Joshua was then scheduled to meet IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, until the …

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Watch: Anthony Joshua Tells Floyd ‘Get Me On Mayweather Vs McGregor Undercard’

Anthony Joshua rubbed shoulders with Floyd Mayweather Jr. at a meet and greet event recently… Boxer come promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. was on this side of the Atlantic over the weekend, as he accompanied his heavily-touted super-featherweight charge Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis Jr. to London for a clash with previously unbeaten Englishman Liam Walsh. Davis, who scooped the IBF 130-pound strap …

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Anthony Joshua On What He Was Thinking As Elder Klitschko, Vitali, Stared Him Down At Wembley

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn recently told Boxing News about how Wladimir Klitschko’s older brother Vitali, himself a man-mountain and former heavyweight titlist, tried his best to intimidate A.J at Wembley on April 29th. As Joshua paced in his corner waiting for Michael Buffer to finish the introductions so that he could finally step out to meet Wladimir at centre-ring, …

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Watch: Anthony Joshua Reveals What He Said To Klitschko After Getting Knocked Down In The Sixth Round

On Saturday the 29th of April, boxing fans were treated to one of the most enthralling heavyweight encounters in recent memory as Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko duked it out in Wembley Stadium. Heading into the bout, many pundits felt that Joshua would dispose of Klitschko inside the first five rounds but, if it went beyond that point, the 27-year-old would …

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Daniel Cormier’s Brilliant Response When Asked How He’d Fair Against Anthony Joshua

Well, this was rather refreshing to see… In the midst of the Conor McGregor era, MMA seems to have lost its way somewhat with fighters becoming increasingly obsessed with ‘money fights’ rather than championship belts. Several divisions have now been stalled by champions waiting for blockbuster fights rather than taking on the respective number one contender and, with Conor McGregor …

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Hearn Details Heated Exchange Between Anthony Joshua And Wladimir Klitschko’s Older Brother Vitali

As Michael Buffer stood at the centre of the ring in Wembley on Saturday night April 29th, preparing to introduce Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko to the world ahead of their massive heavyweight showdown, there was apparently a silent, psychological battle going on around him. Two huge men stared at each other across the squared circle, one attempting to intimidate, …

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Mike Tyson Predicts One Big Change Coming For Anthony Joshua

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Anthony Joshua shocked the world last week with an 11th round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko. Perhaps it was not the result which came as a surprise, but rather the manner in which he battled back from hitting the canvas in the sixth. It was the night that the Watford native truly became a global superstar, and proved all of his …

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A Week On, Why The Timing Of Joshua Vs Klitschko Was Absolutely Perfect

In recent years, hardcore boxing fans have become enamoured with three letters. The three G’s that in their minds are now synonymous with aggression, technically superb savagery and excitement  – the initials of middleweight banger Gennady Gennadyovich Golovkin. The Kazakh is a great fighter with an all-action style, but while he is the darling of the diehards, GGG’s violent exploits …

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Anthony Joshua Set To Lose IBF Heavyweight Title

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Anthony Joshua celebrates victory with his manager Freddie Cunningham after the IBF, WBA and IBO Heavyweight World Title bout at Wembley Stadium on April 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Last Saturday night, heavyweight boxing was resurrected in the eyes of casual boxing fans all over the world, as Anthony Joshua stopped Wladimir Klitschko in an epic contest. The Watford native hit the canvas in the sixth round having downed his opponent in the previous round, but he bounced back to maintain his unblemished record. Of course, focus now turns to …

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Watch: Tyson Fury Explains How A 20-Year-Old Anthony Joshua Almost Knocked Him Out

Another classic yarn from Tyson Fury… After Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko battled out a heavyweight classic in Wembley Stadium on Saturday night, boxing fans around the world have turned their attention to who the young champion will fight next. Although Joshua currently has three clear options on the table in the form of Deontay Wilder, Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson …

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Tyson Fury Intends To Schedule Fight With Anthony Joshua Within A Month

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Tyson Fury attends Terry Flanagan's public workout at The Printworks on April 5, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)

Almost immediately after the fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko had ended on Saturday night, Tyson Fury took to Twitter to announce his intention to fight the victor, Joshua.  Wellldone @anthonyfjoshua good fight, you had life & death with @klitschko & I played with the guy, let’s dance ? pic.twitter.com/alLRHPb513 — TYSON2FASTFURY (@Tyson_Fury) April 29, 2017 Since then, however, The …

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