Joshua and Povetkin were last in action on the same card in March. Before Joshua won a 12-round decision over Joseph Parker to unify the WBO, WBA, and IBF titles, Povetkin registered a fifth round knockout over David Price.
Given the popularity of boxing in England, we can expect a stream of books about Anthony Joshua from across the pond. Joshua by John Dennen (Yellow Jersey Press) is one of the early arrivals.
Eddie Hearn, the promoter of WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, recently sent this text message to ESPN: “We have waited over a week for (Deontay) Wilder’s comments on the contract and on Sunday
but he fought a smart fight giving Klitschko doses of things he’d never been confronted with before and managed to get inside Wladimir’s head before and during the fight.
Longtime British boxing promoter Frank Warren has announced that former lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 19 KOs) will return to the ring on June 9
For the year or so that WBA/IBF heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua 20-0 (20) and WBC title holder Deontay Wilder 40-0 (39) have been merging towards colliding
As we head into 2018, it has been well chronicled just how great 2017 was for the sport of boxing. There were several big fights that captured the public’s attention
Distinct British patina Eddie Hearn was in the forefront of the British wave and for his efforts was named the TSS 2016 Promoter of the Year
perhaps the biggest star in boxing, is about to take another step toward reaching his goal as undisputed champ By all indications, he will fight
Coming into 2017, boxing had a big problem.
That problem was the year 2016.
It had been a terrible 12-month period that produced no truly historic fights