• Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko set date for world heavyweight showdown at Wembley

    Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko set date for world heavyweight showdown at Wembley

    Anthony Joshua  is set to fight Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on April 29.

    IBF world heavyweight champion Joshua makes his second title defence against Eric Molina in Manchester next Saturday.

    Klitschko, 40, has not boxed since losing the IBF, WBA and WBO belts to Fury by a unanimous decision in Germany in November last year.

    The Ukrainian has no plans to fight before facing Joshua, 27, who is unbeaten in 17 pro bouts.

    Hearn hopes to confirm the date and venue very soon […]

  • Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

    Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

    A mouthwatering world heavyweight title showdown early next year between Britain’s Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko took a major step closer on Wednesday after the WBA sanctioned it.

    The exciting Joshua, 27, who won the IBF title in April after it was voluntarily vacated by troubled compatriot Tyson Fury, must first come through the defence of his belt against solid journeyman Eric Molina in December in Manchester.

    Joshua’s manager Eddie Hearn had originally hoped the Klitschko clash would take place […]

  • Britain’s Joshua to defend heavyweight title against Molina

    Britain’s Joshua to defend heavyweight title against Molina

    Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world heavyweight title against Eric Molina of the United States in Manchester on December 10, it was announced Tuesday.

    There had been hopes that the unbeaten Joshua, 26, might face Wladimir Klitschko after the former heavyweight champion’s re-match with Tyson Fury, was postponed.

    But contractual wrangles and a minor injury suffered by the Ukrainian scuppered the hopes of that bout taking place this year.

    Molina, a 34-year-old Texan, has won 25 of his […]

  • Hearn fears Joshua, Klitchsko fight may not hold

    Hearn fears Joshua, Klitchsko fight may not hold

    Promoter Eddie Hearn is frustrated right now, and he is not at all convinced the fight that appeared so close to being made – Wladimir Klitschko versus Anthony Joshua – will actually happen this December as was planned/hoped.

    Speaking with SkySports yesterday, Hearn said he is now waiting on the WBA, who will make a decision soon as to whether or not they will sanction Joshua against Klitschko.

    Hearn, though, said he is “not hopeful,” and spoke of the growing rumours that […]

  • Why Joshua’s fight with Klitschko has not been confirmed

    Why Joshua’s fight with Klitschko has not been confirmed

    Anthony Joshua’s world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko, is yet to be confirmed, because both boxers are waiting to know if the WBA belt will be at stake.

    IBF champion Joshua and Klitschko, have agreed to fight on December 10 at the Manchester Arena.

    However, the Ukrainian wants to reclaim his WBA title after it was vacated by Tyson Fury . Both fighters have now submitted requests for the organisation to sanction the fight.

    Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, is hoping to hear the […]

  • Anthony Joshua will easily beat Wladimir Klitschko – Haye

    Anthony Joshua will easily beat Wladimir Klitschko – Haye

    David Haye believes IBF world champion Anthony Joshua will easily beat Wladimir Klitschko should the pair meet later this year.

    Talks are ongoing about a blockbuster clash between the two heavyweight giants, with Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealing the fight is close to being finalised.

    After Klitschko’s rematch against Tyson Fury for the WBA ‘Super’ and WBO versions of the title was called off for a second time, unbeaten champion Joshua admitted he was keen to face the Ukrainian and talks have […]

  • Anthony Joshua confident fight with Wladimir Klitschko will happen

    Anthony Joshua confident fight with Wladimir Klitschko will happen

    Anthony Joshua has said a world title fight between him and Wladimir Klitschko “will get people’s hairs off their skin” and remains optimistic it will happen.

     

    On Wednesday, promoter Eddie Hearn claimed he was ’70 per cent sure’ he can set up a bout between the two boxers.

    Joshua won the IBF world heavyweight title holder against Charles Martin in April and successfully defended it against Dominic Breazeale in June.

    He told Sky Sports News HQ: “It would be amazing for boxing in […]

  • Anthony Joshua, John Boyega, Calvin Harris, Bella Hadid & others cover the October 2016 issue of British GQ

    Anthony Joshua, John Boyega, Calvin Harris, Bella Hadid & others cover the October 2016 issue of British GQ

    British boxer of Nigerian ancestry/IBF World heavyweight champion: Anthony Joshua; Actors John Boyega and Chris Pine; Model Bella Hadid; Comedians/film stars: Amy Schumer and Ricky Gervais; Musician Mark Ronson and DJ Calvin Harris, are on the multi cover of the October 2016 Issue of British GQ for ‘Men of the Year’.

    British boxer of Nigerian ancestry/IBF World heavyweight champion: Anthony Joshua; Actors John Boyega and Chris Pine; Model Bella Hadid; Comedians/film stars: Amy Schumer and Ricky Gervais; Musician Mark Ronson and […]

  • (Photos) British-Nigerian, Anthony Joshua, Crowned the New IBF Heavyweight World Champion

    (Photos) British-Nigerian, Anthony Joshua, Crowned the New IBF Heavyweight World Champion

    History was made last night as Anthony Joshua was named the new IBF heavyweight world champion after stopping Charles Martin in the second round at the O2 Arena in London city of United Kingdom. Anthony Joshua 29-year-old, was crowned the new heavyweight champion of the world in only his 16th professional fight as he outclassed the champion, Charles Martin, and knocked him down twice.

    The American got up after the first punch but after the 2nd, there was no chance of recovery. […]