Anthony Joshua’s seemingly inexorable journey to being undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has gotten a little bumpy over the last two years.
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua has admitted he must fight Tyson Fury, believing boxing needs at least one bout between the British rivals.
“Do I need Tyson Fury on my record? I need it,” Joshua said on the BBC 5 Live Boxing podcast.
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sept. 25.
The fight pits two 2012 London Olympic gold medallists against each other: Joshua topped the podium in the super-heavyweight division and Usyk reigned supreme in the heavyweight bracket.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury's third heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder has been postponed to Oct. 9 after Fury tested positive for COVID-19.
The promoters announced the new date for the pay-per-view show Thursday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has tested positive for COVID-19, and his third bout with Deontay Wilder will be postponed likely until the fall.
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua will defend his heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk on Sept. 25 in London.
Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, made the announcement on Friday.
Joshua, holder of the WBA, IBF, and WBO titles, was to have an all-British showdown with Tyson Fury this summer but a legal ruling in the United States wrecked a proposed unification fight in Saudi Arabia on Aug.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lightweight champion Teófimo López is symptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19, and his bout with mandatory challenger George Kambosos has been postponed until Aug. 14.
López and Kambosos were scheduled to fight Saturday night at the Miami Marlins' home stadium.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Fury freely acknowledges he doesn't particularly want a third fight with Deontay Wilder next month. The British heavyweight champion was ordered into the bout by an arbitration judge when Wilder exercised the rematch clause in their contract.
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has signed a contract to fight Deontay Wilder for the third time, the British boxer's American promoter said Sunday.
Top Rank said on its official Twitter page that the fight will take place in Las Vegas on July 24, with a video showing Fury signing the contract.
LONDON (AP) — The all-British fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to become undisputed world heavyweight champion has hit a snag.
Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, on Tuesday confirmed reports an arbitrator in the United States has ruled that Fury is contractually bound to fulfil a third fight with Deontay Wilder.
LONDON (AP) — Tyson Fury has announced he will take on Anthony Joshua on Aug. 14 in Saudi Arabia in an all-British fight to determine the undisputed world heavyweight champion.
“This is going to be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet Earth,” Fury said in a video he posted on Twitter on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — The all-British fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury for the undisputed world heavyweight title will take place in Saudi Arabia, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Tuesday.
Hearn, who represents Joshua, said the fight is likely to take place on Aug...
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tyson Fury's downward slide since becoming world heavyweight boxing champion plunged further Thursday when the British fighter relinquished his titles and had his license suspended over drug use and medical issues...