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Wladimir Klitschko Sends Touching Message To Andy Lee Following Retirement

Wladimir Klitschko has lauded former WBO middleweight titleholder Andy Lee as “an amazing champion and person” after the Irishman announced his retirement earlier in the week. Klitschko teamed up with the legendary Emanuel Steward a couple of fights after suffering the second stoppage defeat of his career, a devastating second-round TKO at the hands of Corrie Sanders in 2003. Though Klitschko …

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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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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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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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Twitter: Tyson Fury Congratulates Anthony Joshua, But Also Gives AJ A Little Reminder

Ahead of Saturday night’s massive heavyweight showdown between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko, Tyson Fury wished Joshua good luck and urged his countryman to “do the biz”. “Let’s make the biggest fight of the century,” added the man who was stripped of or vacated each of the alphabet titles that Joshua and Klitschko scrapped over at Wembley, but is still …

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Twitter Reacts To The Heavyweight Classic Between Anthony Joshua And Wladimir Klitschko At Wembley

In one of the most significant heavyweight title fights in years, Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko produced action, drama and excitement to match the momentous occasion. After a tentative but gripping opening few rounds, Joshua dropped Klitschko beneath an intense shower of punches in the fifth, only to run out of gas and flirt with defeat in the closing seconds …

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Watch: Anthony Joshua Survives Major Crisis To Dramatically Finish Wladimir Klitschko In The 11th

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko both covered themselves in glory tonight, producing a heavyweight classic in front of a beyond-capacity crowd of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium in London. Joshua showed immense fitness, poise and resiliency to rebound from a seemingly terminal crisis in the middle rounds and finish Klitschko in the 11th. Klitschko took the centre of the ring …

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Anthony Joshua And Tyson Fury Have Been Going Toe To Toe On Twitter

Former lineal heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury has labeled countryman Anthony Joshua a “paper champion” and a “poor man’s Frank Bruno” amid a heated exchange on Twitter. On April 29th at Wembley Stadium, Joshua faces the man that Fury unseated as heavyweight king in late 2015, Wladimir Klitschko. Several fragments of boxing’s heavyweight crown will be up for …

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Watch: Joshua Obliterates Timid Molina Inside 3 Rounds, Klitschko Bout Officially Announced

Anthony Joshua made his second successful IBF heavyweight title defence tonight at the Manchester Arena, as he destroyed Eric Molina in the third round. Molina, who had lasted almost nine rounds with WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder and even managed to buzz his fellow American early on, looked like a fighter completely devoid of confidence right from the very beginning …

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Evander Holyfield Believes That Tyson Fury Is Good For Boxing “Because He’s Different”

Heavyweight great Evander Holyfield had praise for Tyson Fury recently. There is a growing sense in boxing at the moment that the sport’s traditional glamour division is beginning to emerge from the doldrums. The heavyweight scene had been much maligned for years due to it’s stale nature, it’s lack of excitement or quality and the fact that the man who …

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Tyson Fury Denies Making Homophobic Comments And Talks About Fighting At Croke Park

Tyson Fury has claimed that his beliefs on religion, race and sexuality were misrepresented in a recent Mail on Sunday article written by Oliver Holt. The article, which was published three weeks before Fury’s world heavyweight title win over Wladimir Klitschko, contained some rather troubling quotes attributed to the Mancunian giant. The fighter allegedly predicted that the end of the …

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Twitter Reacts To Tyson Fury Winning The World Heavyweight Title

…..and the new heavyweight champion of the world! That’s right, Tyson Fury has ended an unbeaten run of more than a decade to capture the IBO, WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles. It wasn’t much of a spectacle, but Fury boxed a smart fight for twelve rounds to dethrone Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf, Germany on Saturday night. The giant Mancunian …

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