Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Boxing

A family’s dream rests on “Black Bombers” Olympic fortunes

When the Ghanaian boxing team, “The Black Bombers” take on their opponents at this year's Olympics in Japan, a lot of the pressure will be on light heavyweight slugger, Shakur Samed, 22, who is out to fulfil a long-standing...

Joshua issues strong message to Fury

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has told WBC king Tyson Fury to "come and find the boss." Joshua, 31, and Fury could collide twice this year, with the first fight expected to take place in June. The WBO, WBA...

Fury vows to KO Anthony Joshua in three rounds

Tyson Fury claims he will knock Anthony Joshua out in three rounds when both men square up for their dream fight, which could produce the first unified champion in heavyweight Boxing since Lennox Lewis. It is widely believed that both...

Fury accuses Joshua of lying over tactics

Tyson Fury has accused Anthony Joshua of lying following the latter's vow to "knock his head off" in their planned heavyweight unification title fight.Fury says Joshua's claims are nothing more than a  downright lie.Fury and Joshua are locked in...

Joshua knocks out Pulev to retain titles

Anthony Joshua brutally knocked Kubrat Pulev out in the ninth round of their world heavyweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday night.Joshua floored Pulev heavily on three occasions, twice in the final round, and ended the...

AJ comes in at 240.8lb for Pulev fight

Two-time unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua weighed-in ahead at 240.8lb ahead of his heavyweight bout against Kubrat Pulev on Saturday. Joshua, 31, was originally set to fight Pulev, 39 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium back in June but the bout...

Fury wants name removed from BBC shortlist

WBC world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has demanded that his name be removed from the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist.The WBC world heavyweight champion was confirmed on a list of six nominees on Tuesday alongside F1 world champion...

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones

Mike Tyson's return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions. Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman Kevin McBride,...

Tyson plans fast start in ring return at 54 against Jones

Mike Tyson says he never imagined as a heavyweight boxing champion that he would climb into the ring with Roy Jones Jr. at age 54 as he does on Saturday. Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman...

Tyson says ‘kid’ is under control as he prepares for Roy Jones Jr bout

Boxing great Mike Tyson says he has learned to protect that "kid always in me" as he prepares to return to the ring for an exhibition bout with Roy Jones Jr on Saturday. The 54-year-old former world heavyweight champion is...
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