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Joshua: Unification fight with Wilder has to happen

Anthony Joshua believes a showdown between himself and WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is the fight boxing needs. Joshua stopped the teak-tough Carlos Takam in the 10th round at Cardiff’s sold-out Principality Stadium on Saturday to retain his WBA, IBO  and IBF titles. Anthony Joshua But it is motormouth American Wilder, who defends his belt […]

Joshua stops Takam in 10th round to retain heavyweight crowns

Britain’s Anthony Joshua retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday. Anthony Joshua beats Carlos Takam Unbeaten champion Joshua opened up a dreadful cut above 36-year-old  Takam’s right eye in the fourth round and although the durable France-based Cameroonian battled […]

Watch Joshua, Takam bout live here

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua  fights  Cameroon-born Carolos Takam . Joshua — who weighed in at a career-heaviest 18st 2lbs (114.3kilos) compared to Takam’s 16st 11lb Joshua v Takam 28 Age 36 Watford, UK Hometown Noisy-le-Grand, France 19/0 W/L/D 35/3/1 19 Knockouts 27 6ft 6in Height 6ft 1½in 254lb Weight 235lb 82in Reach 80½in 55 […]

I won’t go bankrupt like Tyson, says Joshua

Anthony Joshua insists he will not make the same mistakes as boxing’s bankrupt superstars as he prepares for the fourth defence of his IBF, IBO, WBA  heavyweight titles against late replacement Carlos Takam on Saturday night. Anthony Joshua Joshua’s earning potential has rocketed along with his profile since he emphatically announced his arrival on the […]

Joshua ready for ‘war,’ against Pulev

After a knock-down, drag-out brawl with Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua doesn’t want to make his mandatory title defence against Kubrat Pulev any more taxing than necessary. The huge heavyweight champion has been working with trainer Rob McCracken on the mistakes he made, particularly defensively, during his eventual 11th-round stoppage of Klitschko on April 29 in […]

 Joshua could face Klitschko in Vegas – promoter

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s possible rematch with Wladimir Klitschko could be staged in Las Vegas, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday. Joshua, the IBF and WBA heavyweight champion, is waiting to see if terms will be agreed with Klitschko for another bout after the British fighter’s thrilling victory over the Ukrainian at Wembley in […]

Anthony Joshua ready for training despite no rival

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua plans to return to training in August in preparation for a title defence later this year, even though he doesn’t yet have an opponent. Anthony Joshua British fighter Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April to add the WBA belt to his IBF title. Joshua is in talks over […]