Britain’s IBF #5-rated heavyweight contender Hughie Fury is putting the final touches on a “torturous” training camp and, with his team, will arrive in Sofia, Bulgaria, this Saturday. On Saturday, October 27, Fury (21-1, 11 KOs) will face Kubrat “The Cobra” Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) in a 12-round elimination bout at the Arena Armeec in […]
Trainer Peter Fury believes his son Hughie is capable of not only winning a world heavyweight title but unifying the division. Hughie (21-1-KO11) heads for Bulgaria to take on Kubrat Pulev in an IBF final eliminator on October 27 with the winner advancing to a shot at WBA Super, WBO and IBF champion Anthony Joshua. […]
Former world heavyweight champion ‘Big’ George Foreman stopped by Sirius XM Boxing recently. Foreman discussed Anthony Joshua, Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao 2 and Canelo v GGG 2. Here’s what George had to say to Gerry Cooney and Randy Gordon: Gerry: Does Joshua have to come to fight here in the United States to solidify his […]
Deontay Wilder made an appearance on live UK TV on Monday morning alongside forthcoming opponent Tyson Fury. The pair opened up a press push ahead of a three-city tour by filling a segment of popular show ‘Good Morning Britain’. Both fighters kept their cool for the majority of the interview with Piers Morgan and Susanna […]
Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel has reacted to the WBC champion winning a ballot to choose Anthony Joshua’s next opponent. Wilder came first with 53% of almost half a million votes, beating Tyson Fury on 42% and Dillian Whyte on just 5%. The poll was launched on Sunday, lasting until Tuesday and means fans want […]
Ballotting for Anthony Joshua’s next opponent concluded with a mammoth HALF A MILLION votes in just two days. At Wembley on Saturday Joshua promised to ask fans to decide his next opponent and began the poll soon after. Three fighters made the Joshua shortlist for April 13. WBC champion Deontay Wilder was joined by UK […]
Anthony Joshua is hoping to land a fight with Deontay Wilder in 2019 before securing his first fight outside the UK. Promoter Eddie Hearn is currently working on a plan for an undisputed unification with Wilder. Hearn then wants to put together a potential clash in Africa or the United States. That’s the plan but […]
Voting for Anthony Joshua’s next opponent is approaching a mammoth HALF A MILLION votes as the ballot continues. Joshua asked fans to decide his next opponent and has set a polling deadline of Tuesday. Three fighters made the shortlist for April 13 at Wembley Stadium. WBC champion Deontay Wilder is joined by UK rivals Tyson […]
Tyson Fury seems to have had enough of Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn after blocking both on social media. Following Joshua’s win over Alexander Povetkin, Fury accused Hearn, Sky and Matchroom Boxing of ‘robbing the fans’ of a British mega-fight. Despite Joshua naming Fury as one of three possible opponents for his April 13 return […]
Tyson Fury has accused Eddie Hearn and Sky bosses of putting a block on a British mega-fight with Anthony Joshua. Taking to social media as Joshua defeated Alexander Povetkin despite a first round broken nose, Fury was sure he was destined to miss out on a title shot at the Watford man. “I have to say […]
As promised on Saturday night, Anthony Joshua has opened a poll for fans to choose his next opponent. With seven months remaining until Joshua returns to action on April 13, Joshua has a shortlist of three boxers. Cast your votes! 🗳 #AJBXNG — Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) September 23, 2018 Joshua defeated Alexander Povetkin at Wembley […]
Anthony Joshua scored a spectacular seventh round knockout in a very hard fight against Alexander Povetkin to defend his world titles. The win was ‘AJ’s 22nd in a row since he turned professional and saw him keep his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles. Povetkin started the stronger and seriously wobbled AJ at the end […]
World Boxing News will be scoring live on site tonight as Anthony Joshua battles Alexander Povetkin in London. Reporting live from the stadium with up to the minute results, WBN will also provide scorecards for the main attractions. Live from 7pm on Sky Sports and 2pm ET on DAZN, David Price and Sergey Kuzmin square-off […]
Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel has exclusively revealed an extension to re-negotiate with Anthony Joshua’s team. Finkel had originally informed WBN talks for Joshua vs Wilder would be on hold until after a fight with Tyson Fury but is now ready to alter his stance. Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn stated publicly that an undisputed unification […]
An eight-fight bill has been set for Joshua v Povetkin at Wembley this Saturday. Topping the action, Anthony Joshua faces Alexander Povetkin under the famous arch. IBF/IBO and WBA ‘Super’ heavyweight belts are on the line as Joshua and the talented Russian former world champion square-off in London. Over 80,000 are expected to pack the […]
David Price has a golden opportunity to get himself into the world rankings on Saturday night against Sergey Kuzmin. ‘The Big Horrible Heavyweight’ has been placed in yet another slobberknocker when big-punching Price faces KO artist Kuzmin. Price previously fought headliner Alexander Povetkin. The 33 year-old troubled the Russian before being badly knocked out in […]
At Wembley Stadium on Thursday afternoon, the boxing world saw a preview of what will prove to be a historic night for the fight sports world, as Anthony Joshua will face off against Alexander Povetkin in front of more than 80,000 people. In a press conference, Saturday night’s fighters gathered to discuss their preparation, what […]
On September 29th, WBA World Heavyweight Champion Manuel Charr defends his title against his mandatory challenger. The ‘Regular’ title holder faces Fres Oquendo at 16,000 seat LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany. In the lead-up to the fight, “The Diamond Boy” hosted a media workout and looked to be in great shape. “I feel very strong”, […]
Anthony Joshua looks in tremendous shape, as usual, ahead of his clash with Alexander Povetkin. The 28 year-old from Watford, England has been training for a Wembley date on September 22 where Joshua will make his sixth world title defense. Taking part in a media workout, Joshua displayed the fruits of his labor and looks […]
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is predicting a long hard slog against ex-ruler Alexander Povetkin when the pair meet on September 22 in London. The top division king, who is undefeated since turning pro on the back of Olympic gold in 2012, puts his clutch of world title belts on the line against the hardened […]
Deontay Wilder’s trainer and co-manager Jay Deas has admitted a fight with Tyson Fury has saved the rest of 2018 from being a complete washout for the WBC heavyweight champion. It’s not secret the ‘Bronze Bomber’ wants career defining fights. Wilder famously offered top division king Anthony Joshua a massive $50 million purse to face […]
Wladimir Klitschko posted a video of himself back in action recently sparking rumors a comeback may be on the cards for the all-time great.
Anthony Joshua believes he’s worked out the reasons behind Deontay Wilder choosing to fight Tyson Fury in 2018.
StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has announced a new collaboration with boxing champion Anthony Joshua OBE, to auction the chance for fans to meet the sporting great at his weigh-in and win VIP tickets to his fight against Povetkin on Saturday 22ndSeptember.
Get to know AJ’s main sparring partner Martin Bakole ahead of Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder heads into a massive title defense at the end of this year, a fight born out of the frustrations of not being able to nail down Anthony Joshua.
Cyclone Promotions are delighted to announce that exciting contender Martin Bakole (11-0-0) will face former world title challenger Michael Hunter (14-1-0) as part of a huge night of action at York Hall on October 13th. The mouth-watering heavyweight showdown will be shown live and exclusive on Channel 5, and is sponsored by Voltarol.
Dillian Whyte could be climbing into the ring with Anthony Joshua for a second time in April 2019 following an admission by promoter Eddie Hearn.
Klitschko Management Group Managing Director Bernd Boente has seen it all regarding the career of two of the greatest heavyweights of the modern era in Ukrainian powerhouses Vitali and Wladimir. Boente, never one to be shy with his opinion, spoke to WBN about both brothers’ careers sixteen months on the Wladimir’s retirement, which came six […]