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Jarrell Miller a possibility for Anthony Joshua in April 2019

By Scott Gilfoid: In what appeared to be totally scripted, Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller and Anthony Joshua were involved in a heated exchange of trash talking during Tuesday’s news conference with former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin looking on in New York. … Read

Joshua: Wilder has until January to sign the contract for April

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua has given Deontay Wilder a six-month deadline of January to sign the contract for the $15 million flat fee offer given to him for a fight on April 13, 2019 at Wembley Stadium in London, UK. Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) has a fight that he needs to get out of […]

Live Stream: Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin on DAZN – Press Conference

By Jeff Aranow: IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will be defending his titles against Alexander Povetkin on September 22 on Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn’s DAZN streaming service. … Read

DAZN to launch with Joshua / Povetkin in Wembley on Sept. 22


Breazeale hopes to spoil Joshua vs. Wilder plans

By Scott Gilfoid: Dominic Breazeale (19-1, 17 KOs) is hoping to put a wrench in the plans for a big money unification fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs). Breazeale, #2 WBC, figures to be Wilder’s next opponent now that Joshua has […]

Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin official for September 22

By Scott Gilfoid: It’s now official that IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) will be defending his title against former WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs) on September 22 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. This is the fight that Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn and Joshua wanted. … Read

Joshua vs Povetkin official

Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.… Read

Wilder: Joshua fight is a 50-50 fight, that’s the bottom line

By Allan Fox: Deontay Wilder hasn’t given up on a big unification match with Anthony Joshua despite his British promoter Eddie Hearn standing firm with his flat fee $15 million offer. Wilder believes the fight can happen, but it’ll need to be a 50-50 deal that he’s asking for before it will get done.… Read

Hearn says Deontay Wilder should receive less for Joshua fight on April 13

By Scott Gilfoid: Not only is Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn not willing to increase the $15 million flat fee offer that he previously made to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder to face Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) on April 13, but he’s now saying that he thinks the American fighter should receive a […]

Hearn: If Wilder doesn’t sign for Joshua fight, then Whyte is April opponent

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn still insists that Deontay Wilder is the number one option for Anthony Joshua to fight early next year on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England, but if he chooses not to ink the contract, then Matchroom Boxing stable fighter Dillian Whyte will be the one that faces AJ […]


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