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    Sports Floyd Mayweather comes out of retirement again as he announces his return to the ring in Tokyo in February | LIB
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    Sports Mike Tyson to fight Roy Jones Jr in exhibition bout - BBC News
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    Sports Britain's Joshua to defend heavyweight titles in London on June 20 - Guardian News Nigeria
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    Sports Anthony Joshua set to pocket $85million from his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jnr - Vanguard

    The purses for Saturday night's world heavyweight championship rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia have been revealed. According to Riyadh Newsflash, Anthony Joshua will pocket a whopping $85million from the rematch, while Andy Ruiz Jnr will go home with $13million...
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    Sports Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, 40, back in the ring – P.M. News

    Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman will fight for World Boxing Association welterweight supremacy on July 20, promoters confirmed Saturday. An announcement on the Fox television broadcast of the Premier Boxing Champions card featuring Jarrett Hurd and Julian Williams...
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    Sports Joshua, Wilder undisputed heavyweight title fight handed fresh hope – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Deontay Wilder reiterated his desire to face Anthony Joshua and claimed that “cooperation” is the key to sealing the undisputed world heavyweight title fight. Wilder must first defend his WBC belt against Dominic Breazeale … read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Sports Nigeria’s Usman Becomes The First African-Born UFC Champion – Nairaland

    Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman relentlessly punished Tyron Woodley for five rounds to become the new UFC Welterweight Champion. Gistvic Reports. With this, Usman has become the first African-born champion in UFC history.... read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Sports...
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    Sports Joshua made his name by beating an inactive fighter – Wilder – Punch Newspapers

    WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is not impressed with Anthony Joshua’s biggest accomplishment –an eleventh round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko in April of 2017, reports. While the win was impressive, there were some critics who felt the victory was tarnished with the...
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    Sports Joshua seals Wembley fight dates – The Sun Newspaper

    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s next two fights are at Wembley Stadium in September and April. Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO belts there on Sept. 22, and return to Wembley on April 13. His promoter Matchroom was in negotiations with WBA mandatory challenger Alexander...
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    Sports Anthony Joshua gives financial advice after Floyd Mayweather buys $18m watch – Metro

    If this whole boxing thing doesn’t work it, Anthony Joshua can always pursue a career as a financial adviser. The World Heavyweight Champion has made it clear that he isn’t about that splashing-the-cash lifestyle after fellow … read more via Metro – ---------------...
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    Sports Former boxing champion David Haye announces retirement – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former world heavyweight boxing champion, David Haye, announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday following his defeat by Tony Bellew in May. The 37-year-old Briton won 28 and lost four of his 32 fights since turning professional in 2002. read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Anthony Joshua Wins Queen Elizabeth II Special OBE Award – Sahara Reporters

    Nigerian-born boxer Anthony Joshua has been awarded a special Order of the British Empire (OBE) By the Queen of England for his service to boxing in the United Kingdom. He was awarded on Friday as part of the 2018 honours .... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get...
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    Tyson Fury: Briton beats Sefer Seferi in comeback fight – BBC News

    Tyson Fury's return to boxing after a 32-month absence ended in farcical fashion when opponent Sefer Seferi was pulled out of the contest after.... Read more via BBC News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports: This is everything boxing champion Floyd Mayweather eats and drinks for breakfast,...

    Floyd Mayweather may have announced his retirement from boxing last year, but he could be tempted to … read more via – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Joshua did not impress me – Tyson – Punch Newspapers

    Mike Tyson has revealed he has fresh doubts about the pedigree of Anthony Joshua after the British-born Nigerian became the WBO, IBF and WBA (Super) champion, Metro reports. Joshua defeated Joseph Parker on points in his first 12-round fight as a pro on March 31, but the former knockout king...
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    Joshua Calls Out Wilder After Parker Win – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was “not time to sit back and enjoy the ride”, after beating Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. Joshua added Parker’s World Boxing Organisation heavyweight title to his International … Read more via...
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    Sports Anthony Joshua To Pocket N10.8billion For Defeating Joseph Parker - Telegraph UK

    The winner of the much-anticipated fight; Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, is expected to face the undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who recently produced a tenth-round stoppage to beat Joe Ortiz to set up a clash with either Parker or Joshua. As the home fighter and the headline...
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    Sports Joshua Places Bet To Knock Out Parker In Cardiff – Vanguard News

    Anthony Joshua has said he believes he will knock out Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday night when the two heavyweight boxers meet in the ring at the Principality Stadium. Joshua, the WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion, is the overwhelming favourite ahead of their unification title fight...
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    Sports Deontay Wilder warns Anthony Joshua he is ‘most dangerous’ heavyweight, not Tyson Fury – IBTimes

    Wilder is set to face the toughest opponent of his career in Luis Ortiz Getty Images Deontay Wilder has dismissed Anthony Joshua’s assertion that Tyson Fury is his biggest threat and branded himself the “most dangerous” fighter in the heavyweight division ahead of his hotly-anticipated bout …...
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    Sports No Human Can Stop Me, Joshua Warns Parker – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Anthony Joshua warned Joseph Parker that it will take “more than a human” to defeat him ahead of their world heavyweight title unification clash. In his reaction to Joseph Parker and his Promoter at the first press conference for their fight at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff read...