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#World Boxing Association (WBA)

# world-boxing-association-wba - Friday 13 December, 2019

Anthony Joshua: Fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury 'has to happen in 2020'

The British boxer won back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last week.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'

Frank Warren has heavily criticised the fighter after he came in overweight for his title rematch against Anthony Joshua.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Monday 9 December, 2019

'It's a life of discipline, dedication and f*****g headaches' - Anthony Joshua

The star regained the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Joshua welcomes unification clash with Wilder and trilogy bout against Ruiz

Anthony Joshua reclaimed the WBA, WBO and IBF belts by overcoming Andy Ruiz Jr last night.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

'I need to get that passion back' - Joshua ready to focus mind ahead of Ruiz rematch The Comeback This post contains videos

'I need to get that passion back' - Joshua ready to focus mind ahead of Ruiz rematch

The former world heavyweight champion was dethroned in June.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Pacquiao wins WBA welterweight title at 40 with split-decision victory over Thurman

Manny Pacquiao produced an impressive performance at MGM Grand on Saturday night.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 2 June, 2019

'I made my dreams come true' – Ruiz Jr revels in Joshua shock

Anthony Joshua has said he will exercise his rematch clause.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Joshua wants Wilder, but open to rematch with 'idiot' Whyte

Anthony Joshua wants to face Deontay Wilder, but would settle for a meeting with Dillian Whyte.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 16 December, 2018

'If the people want it, we can make it': Canelo fails to rule out GGG trilogy after Fielding victory

Alvarez did not close the door on facing Gennady Golovkin again following Saturday’s TKO of Rocky Fielding.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Friday 14 December, 2018

'I'll do what I always do, which is to give great fights to the public': Canelo open to GGG trilogy

Saul Alvarez said he will move back to 160lbs, which brings a rematch with Gennady Golovkin back into view.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'He's an exceptional fighter who deserves all the awards in the world': Bellew praises 'elite' Usyk

As Oleksandr Usyk looks forward to a much-needed rest, Tony Bellew praised the Ukrainian.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Seventh-round stoppage sees Smith stops Groves in emphatic style to secure WBA super-middleweight title

George Groves’ reign as world champion came to an end as he was beaten by Callum Smith in the World Boxing Super Series final.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.”

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Canelo dethrones Golovkin by majority decision as dramatic rematch unfolds in Las Vegas

Judges awarded the fight in favour of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday, much to the surprise of Gennady Golovkin.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'I'm sorry guys, they played us all': Wilder confirms Joshua fight is off

The 32-year-old says he and his team ‘bent over backwards’ to make a unification fight happen.

# world-boxing-association-wba - 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.

# world-boxing-association-wba - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Deontay Wilder says he's agreed to Anthony Joshua fight in Britain

The American is ready for a fight with Joshua, no matter what side of the Atlantic it’s on.