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Deontay Wilder in action against Audley Harrison during their heavyweight fight on April 27, 2013
Deontay Wilder calls for "mega fight" with Anthony Joshua
WBC champion Deontay Wilder urges Anthony Joshua to sign up for a winner-takes-all "mega fight" after the Briton beat Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
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Wladimir Klitschko works out at Jordan Brand's Terminal 23 in New York April 22, 2015
Wladimir Klitschko "interested" in Anthony Joshua rematch
Wladimir Klitschko says he is interested in an immediate rematch with Anthony Joshua after suffering a dramatic 11th-round stoppage defeat at Wembley on Saturday.
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Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua: "I'm only going to improve"
Anthony Joshua says he is "only going to improve" after maintaining his perfect professional record with an 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.
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Tyson Fury looks on during a press conference ahead of his fight with Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on April 27, 2016
Tyson Fury to Anthony Joshua: "Challenge accepted"
Tyson Fury responds to Anthony Joshua calling him out immediately after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday by saying "challenge accepted".
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Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Eddie Hearn: 'Anthony Joshua will become Britain's biggest star'
Anthony Joshua is on course to becoming "the biggest star in British sport and the biggest star in world boxing," according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
Apr 28, 21:44
Ukrainian WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko celebrates defeating US boxer Shannon Briggs fight in the WBC heavyweight world championship boxing match in the northern German city of Hamburg on October 16, 2010
Vitali Klitschko: 'Anthony Joshua cannot defeat best Wladimir Klitschko'
Former world heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says that Anthony Joshua has no chance of beating Wladimir Klitschko if he is "100% concentrating".
Apr 28, 12:43
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua: Wladimir Klitschko fight "could be easy"
Anthony Joshua admits that he is still learning new things in his career, but hopes that this weekend proves to be a familiar story against Wladimir Klitschko.
Apr 27, 18:16
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua ready to face "master tactician" Wladimir Klitschko
Anthony Joshua says that he needs to do more than use his strength to beat "master tactician" Wladimir Klitschko.
Apr 25, 12:03
Hughie Fury during the Tyson Fury media session at the Eddie Davies Football Academy on June 17, 2014
Hughie Fury pulls out of WBO title fight against Joseph Parker
A statement from Duco Events confirms that Hughie Fury has been forced to pull out of his world heavyweight title fight against Joseph Parker after suffering an injury.
Apr 23, 16:33
Tony Bellow on the pitch at the League Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Everton on January 6, 2016
Tony Bellew rules out retirement
Tony Bellew confirms that he will continue his boxing career, fuelling speculation that the Liverpudlian could be heading for a rematch with David Haye.
Apr 22, 22:18
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Eddie Hearn: 'Anthony Joshua eyeing 10 more years'
Eddie Hearn says that Anthony Joshua has set his sights on remaining in the ring for another decade, but first he faces a 'career-defining fight' with Wladimir Klitschko.
Apr 21, 18:30
Tony Bellow on the pitch at the League Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Everton on January 6, 2016
Tony Bellew close to making decision over boxing future
WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew hopes to make a decision over his future by the end of the week after holding talks with promoter Eddie Hearn.
Apr 20, 22:17
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua eyes future bout with Tyson Fury
Heavyweight scrapper Anthony Joshua confirms that he is interested in facing Tyson Fury in the ring.
Apr 19, 21:13
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury involved in Twitter spat
IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua responds to taunts from former champion Tyson Fury and hints at a future all-British bout between the pair.
Apr 18, 20:15
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr: 'Kell Brook has it rough against Errol Spence Jr'
Former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr questions whether Kell Brook has fully recovered from his fight with Gennady Golovkin in September.
Apr 18, 12:57
Ricky Burns stands in the ring after his fight with Raymundo Beltran on September 7, 2013
Ricky Burns: 'Julius Indongo was so awkward'
Ricky Burns says that he found Julius Indongo "so awkward" after losing his WBA super-lightweight belt to the IBF title holder in Glasgow.
Apr 16, 10:11
Ricky Burns celebrates his victory over Jose Gonzalez during their World WBO Lightweight Championship bout on May 11, 2013
Ricky Burns: 'Julius Indongo will be tricky'
WBA super-lightweight champion Ricky Burns says that IBF title holder Julius Indongo will be "tricky" to deal with when they meet in Glasgow on Saturday night.
Apr 15, 13:29
Olympic boxer Natasha Jonas on October 13, 2012
Natasha Jonas comes out of retirement, turning professional
Olympic boxer Natasha Jonas leaves retirement to turn professional.
Apr 11, 21:03
Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
Amir Khan to return after Ramadan
Amir Khan suggests that he will not return to the ring before Ramadan after a fight with Manny Pacquiao fell through.
Apr 10, 17:42
Anthony Joshua in an opening training session on December 6, 2016
Anthony Joshua vows to "step up" in Wladimir Klitschko bout
Anthony Joshua takes great pride in making boxing history less than four years into his professional career, as he vows to "step up" against Wladimir Klitschko.
Apr 7, 21:22
World heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko (L) of Ukraine defends against Britain's Tyson Fury during their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO title bout in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on November 28, 2015. Fury dethroned Klitschko in a 12round decision to
Wladimir Klitschko 'never wants to deal with Tyson Fury again'
Tyson Fury can forget about ever stepping back in the ring with Wladimir Klitschko, according to the Ukranian's manager Bernd Boente.
Apr 5, 18:07
Britain's Carl Frampton celebrates after defeating Spain's Kiko Martinez during an IBF super-bantamweight title boxing match in Belfast's Titanic Quarter in Northern Ireland, on September 6, 2014
World Boxing Association blocks Carl Frampton, Leo Santa Cruz fight
Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz is told by the World Boxing Association that he must take on Abner Mares before considering a third bout with Carl Frampton.
Apr 4, 15:38
Mikkel Kessler of Denmark (L) lands a left cross on Carl Froch of England during their Super Six WBC Super Middleweight title fight on April 24, 2010
Mikkel Kessler announces return to ring after four-year absence
Mikkel Kessler intends to prove that he "can become the best again" by becoming world champion for a sixth time, having announced his return after four years away.
Mar 31, 22:23
World cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew with his belt on September 12, 2016
Tony Bellew given emeritus status by WBC
The WBC announces that world champion Tony Bellew has received "emeritus" status until he has decided whether to continue his career at cruiserweight.
Mar 29, 13:12
Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg in action on February 27, 2016
Scott Quigg added to Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko bill
Former WBA super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will face Viorel Simion at Wembley on April 29 as part of the undercard for Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko.
Mar 28, 19:58
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Anthony Crolla has "no excuses" following Jorge Linares loss
Anthony Crolla credits Jorge Linares for his classy display during Saturday's rematch in Manchester, admitting that he can have no complaints after tasting another loss.
Mar 26, 15:34
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Joshua tips Anthony Crolla to win rematch against Jorge Linares
Anthony Joshua believes that Anthony Crolla will beat Jorge Linares when the pair meet in Saturday night's rematch at the Manchester Arena.
Mar 24, 15:08
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Jorge Linares vows to knock out Anthony Crolla in rematch
Jorge Linares is confident that he will send Anthony Crolla crashing to the canvas in Saturday's rematch, as he aims to defend his WBA lightweight belt in style.
Mar 23, 18:23
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Pride in London plan LGBTQ boxing contest
Pride in London announces plans for an LGBTQ boxing contest to be held for the first time.
Mar 23, 14:50
Kell Brook celebrates after beating Jo Jo Dan during their IBF World Welterweight Title Fight at the Motorpoint Arena on March 28, 2015
Date set for Kell Brook, Errol Spence Jr showdown
Matchroom Sport announces that Kell Brook is scheduled to defend his IBF welterweight title against Errol Spence Jr on May 27 at Bramall Lane.
Mar 22, 16:11
Anthony Crolla celebrates after beating Gavin Rees (not pictured) after the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Arena on June 29, 2013
Anthony Crolla eyeing Las Vegas bout if he defeats Jorge Linares
Anthony Crolla is open to the prospect of facing Jorge Linares in Las Vegas if he can win back the WBA lightweight title from the Venezuelan in Manchester next weekend.
Mar 20, 21:13
David Haye and his afro at a press conference on March 30, 2016
David Haye vows to become heavyweight champion again
David Haye sets his sights on reclaiming the world heavyweight championship title.
Mar 16, 20:45
World cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew with his belt on September 12, 2016
Tony Bellew facing five-month layoff with hand injury
The hand injury suffered by Tony Bellew in his bout with David Haye may require surgery, which will see him ruled out of action for the next five months.
Mar 15, 14:57
Promoter Eddie Hearn (l) and James DeGale (r) speak at a press conference to announce that Matchroom Boxing has signed James DeGale at Trinity House on April 10, 2014
Eddie Hearn backs Tony Bellew to fight again in 2017
Promoter Eddie Hearn says that Tony Bellew will "100%" fight again in 2017 after his recent triumph over David Haye at London's O2 Arena.
Mar 14, 16:39
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Dave Coldwell: 'I want Tony Bellew to retire'
Trainer Dave Coldwell says that he wants Tony Bellew to retire after his win over David Haye on Saturday night.
Mar 8, 18:12
Nathan Cleverly during a training session on August 12, 2013
Eddie Hearn: 'Nathan Cleverly wants Badou Jack'
Promoter Eddie Hearn says that WBA 'regular' light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly wants to face Badou Jack in his next fight.
Mar 8, 16:26
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao smiles during a fan rally at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on April 28, 2015
Promoter: Amir Khan, Manny Pacquiao fight "is dead"
Bob Arum, the promoter of WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, reveals that next month's proposed bout with Amir Khan will no longer go ahead.
Mar 8, 15:33
David Haye and his afro at a press conference on March 30, 2016
David Haye targets return in six to nine months
Former heavyweight champion David Haye vows to return within six to nine months after undergoing surgery on a torn Achilles following his shock defeat to Tony Bellew.
Mar 7, 17:52
Tyson Fury looks on during a press conference ahead of his fight with Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on April 27, 2016
BBBofC: 'Tyson Fury remains suspended'
The British Boxing Board of Control suggests that Tyson Fury is unlikely to be allowed to make a return to the ring on May 13.
Mar 7, 13:26
Wladimir Klitschko looks on during a head-to-head press conference with Tyson Fury at Manchester Arena on April 27, 2016
Wladimir Klitschko "obsessed" with taking down undefeated Anthony Joshua
Wladimir Klitschko admits that he is "obsessed" with trying to inflict the first-ever defeat on Anthony Joshua ahead of April's heavyweight showdown.
Mar 7, 11:33



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