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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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Footage Of Tony Bellew & Eddie Hearn Headbutting Each Other After AJ’s Win Over Klitschko Is Pure Gold

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko might not have been the only ones to wake up with headaches the morning after their titanic tussle last April, as a clip of the post-fight celebrations that has been doing the rounds online shows a hilarious clash of heads between AJ’s jubilant promoter Eddie Hearn and former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew. Joshua had …

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Date, Venue & Opponent Confirmed For Anthony Joshua’s Title Defence

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Anthony Joshua (White Shorts) puts Wladimir Klitschko (Grey Shorts) down in the 5th round during 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)

Anthony Joshua’s next opponent has been confirmed. The British boxer is set to defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev on October 28 in Cardiff. https://t.co/ooyjHRb26q ? pic.twitter.com/L9g1f452PJ — Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) September 5, 2017 Following rumours of a potential re-match with Wladamir Klitschko before he announced his retirement, AJ’s latest battle has now been finalised with the fight …

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Watch: Wladimir Klitschko Lauds Conor McGregor’s ‘Beautiful Boxing’ Vs Floyd Mayweather

Wladimir Klitschko is certainly a fan of Conor McGregor’s boxing ability… Prior to their clash in the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night, countless boxing pundits bellowed that Floyd Mayweather was going to embarrass Conor McGregor and that the Irishman would not be capable of landing a single punch on his undefeated opponent. As things transpired, the UFC champion landed more punches …

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In Retirement, Klitschko Can At Last Receive The Respect He Deserves

Wladimir Klitschko has this Thursday morning announced his retirement from boxing which ends the speculation surrounding a rematch with Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian heavyweight has always been something of a love-hate figure but has possibly never received the respect and praise that he deserved. Klitschko had a glittering amateur career which included a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in …

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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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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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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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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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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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