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#Heavyweight

# heavyweight - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'I'm gonna cut Fury's eye back open' - Wilder threatens heavyweight rival

Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury’s ordeal with a cut during his win over Otto Wallin will make him vulnerable.

# heavyweight - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

After coming through against Otto Wallin, Fury again called out Deontay Wilder.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Ruiz Jr to 'make more history' against Joshua in contentious Saudi rematch

Ruiz goes into the bout trying to defend the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.

# heavyweight - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Wexford heavyweight Niall Kennedy suffers first defeat of his career in Boston against Vargas

The Garda came up short against former American Olympic team captain Devin Vargas in Boston.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas Opportunity Knocks This post contains videos

Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas

The Swede knows he will be an underdog against the Briton, but insists it will be in for a rude awakening at the T-Mobile Arena.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Hearn: Whyte followed protocol before Rivas fight

The Briton was stripped of his interim heavyweight title amid a doping scandal, but his promoter is convinced he is innocent.

# heavyweight - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Whyte reportedly tested positive for banned substance, Hearn claims he was cleared to fight

The Brit claimed the WBC interim heavyweight belt with a unanimous-decision win over Oscar Rivas in London on Saturday.

# heavyweight - Monday 8 July, 2019

Tyson Fury says Wilder rematch set for next February

22 February 2020 is the date the British heavyweight announced yesterday.

# heavyweight - Monday 17 June, 2019

'He was a punching bag' - Wilder unimpressed by Fury's Vegas victory

The Briton’s second-round stoppage of Tom Schwarz did not impress his heavyweight rival.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after Ruiz humbling, says Tyson Fury Aj

Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after Ruiz humbling, says Tyson Fury

Fellow Brit Tyson Fury thinks AJ’s best days are behind him after he lost his world heavyweight titles.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'Probably busy, he's just had his fight' - Joshua understands Wilder's MSG ringside snub

Deontay Wilder was invited to get a glimpse of a fellow champion up close, but will not attend this weekend.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

'I'm still trying to get me a body on my record' - Wilder reiterates desire to kill in the ring

The WBC champion has previously discussed this ‘strong language’ with The42.

# heavyweight - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'I think defeat sends him into depression and he never comes back to fight again'

Deontay Wilder would find a loss ‘humbling’ and would make him ponder his future in boxing, says WBC challenger, Dominic Breazeale.

# heavyweight - Monday 29 April, 2019

Joshua opponent to be revealed on Tuesday, says Barry Hearn

An announcement over who will replace Jarrell Miller in the opposite corner to Anthony Joshua on 1 June could be made on Tuesday.

# heavyweight - Monday 22 April, 2019

British heavyweight handed six-month ban for biting opponent

Kash Ali’s trainer says the Birmingham fighter ‘got off lightly’ for sinking his teeth into David Price.

# heavyweight - Friday 19 April, 2019

Miller out of Joshua fight after Hearn reveals second failed test

The promoter says a new opponent to face Anthony Joshua on 1 June will be announced next week.

# heavyweight - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Joshua opponent to be confirmed next week - Hearn

The promoter has drawn up a list of names to fight AJ in June, and an announcement will be made next week.

Joshua's opponent Miller to appeal failed drug test after denying any wrongdoing

American heavyweight Jarrell Miller plans to appeal the revoking of his boxing licence.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Joshua fight in doubt after Miller's 'adverse finding'

The pair are slated to meet at Madison Square Garden on 1 June.

# heavyweight - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'He was like a lunatic' - British boxer disqualified for biting opponent during fight Bite Night This post contains videos

'He was like a lunatic' - British boxer disqualified for biting opponent during fight

David Price slammed Kash Ali for biting him during their heavyweight fight last night.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Wilder ordered to fight Breazeale with Fury rematch off the table

The WBC has ordered Wilder to make a mandatory defence of his title with Tyson Fury planning a different route.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser I'm Your Landlord This post contains videos

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser

In the first media event ahead of their heavyweight title fight on 1 June, the pair traded insults at Madison Square Garden.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Bob Arum: Joshua desperately needs to fight in the United States Aj

Bob Arum: Joshua desperately needs to fight in the United States

While Anthony Joshua may hold the IBF, WBA and WBO titles, Americans view Tyson Fury as the number one heavyweight.

# heavyweight - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'I don't know what more I have to do to get that message across' - Joshua reiterates Wilder ambition

The WBA, IBF and WBO champion is booked in for a fight in London next April.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Joshua is 'begging' for unification fight, claims Wilder

Negotiations between the two camps failed previously, but the WBC champion claims the Briton is now desperate.

# heavyweight - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'Enough talking about them' - Wilder has no interest in Joshua fight

After a controversial draw with Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder is focused on a rematch.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'Do the Hearns want to kill their cash cow?': Warren tells Joshua to make the Fury fight happen

Frank Warren wants to work with Eddie Hearn to make a huge domestic heavyweight clash between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua.

# heavyweight - Monday 3 December, 2018

Wilder 'very interested' in Joshua unification fight, says American's co-manager

Negotiations for a fight between Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua broke down earlier this year.

# heavyweight - Friday 30 November, 2018

Apologetic Fury calls for weigh-in face-off to be cancelled

The California State Athletic Commission has threatened to withhold both fighters’ purses if there is any further trouble.

# heavyweight - Friday 16 November, 2018

Wilder: Freddie Roach recruitment a sign of Fury nerves

Deontay Wilder thinks Tyson Fury would be better off with his uncle and former trainer Peter Fury in his corner in Los Angeles.

# heavyweight - Monday 1 October, 2018

Heavyweight rivals Wilder and Fury square up during frenetic press conference Handbags This post contains videos

Heavyweight rivals Wilder and Fury square up during frenetic press conference

Tyson Fury invited Deontay Wilder to a “body spar” this afternoon, resulting in the American shoving his upcoming opponent.

# heavyweight - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Los Angeles' Staples Center to host Wilder-Fury

Los Angeles’ Staples Center will play host to the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

# heavyweight - Sunday 23 September, 2018

He will never fight me! Fury hits out at 'ponderous' Joshua

Tyson Fury’s message to Anthony Joshua: “I would jab your face off, you bum. Easy night’s work.”

Hearn favours Wilder over 'unentertaining' Fury for Joshua's next assignment

“Wilder against Joshua is the biggest fight in world boxing and stylistically it’s the most exciting match-up.”

# heavyweight - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Anthony Joshua finds emphatic answer to Povetkin challenge to retain IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles

Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua but the unified heavyweight champion responded emphatically with a seventh-round knockout.

# heavyweight - Friday 21 September, 2018

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin The Bigger Man This post contains videos

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin

The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion returns to the ring at Wembley tomorrow evening.

# heavyweight - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Parker loses out in heavyweight scrap with Whyte

Despite being knocked down in the last round, Dillian Whyte defeated Joseph Parker by unanimous decision.

# heavyweight - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'I was born ready' - Bellew accepts challenge of Ukrainian fighter Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk will “eat more spaghetti” to land a fight with Tony Bellew – and the English says he has the appetite for the bout.

# heavyweight - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Wilder says he'll now accept nothing but '50-50 straight across' if Joshua fight comes around again

Anthony Joshua was not interested in agreeing to a bout on any terms, according to WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

# heavyweight - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Povetkin likely next as Joshua left frustrated by Wilder's 'big game', says Hearn

Povetkin likely next as Joshua left frustrated by Wilder's 'big game', says Hearn

Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua is frustrated by negotiations with Deontay Wilder after the WBA ordered an Alexander Povetkin bout.

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