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Dominant Fury stops Wilder in Vegas to win heavyweight title

Tyson Fury entered Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Arena on a throne and left as a champion on Saturday evening. On a night of high drama, the former unified heavyweight champion defeated American Deontay Wilder in the seventh round to snatch the WBC title and reclaim his place at boxing’s top table. After a controversial draw […]

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Usyk set to move up after impressive win over retiring Bellew

As he struggled to his feet, his face swollen and eyes glazed, the man they call ‘Bomber’ appeared not to know where he was or what had hit him. Tony Bellew had, of course, been hit and knocked down by Oleksandr Usyk, the first man in history to hold all four cruiserweight belts. He was […]

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Joshua declares “chapter two” after victory over Povetkin at Wembley

After seven hard-fought rounds, both fighters oblivious to the torrential rain pouring onto Wembley, Anthony Joshua introduced the next phase of his boxing journey: “This is chapter two” he told the sodden yet ecstatic crowd. For many that’s exactly what Joshua’s duel with Povetkin was: an introduction to Joshua 2.0, an appetiser for the blockbuster […]

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Bellew surpasses misplaced expectations against Haye

After a tense and abusive build up, David Haye v Tony Bellew lived up to expectation and was more of a spectacle than many fight-fans expected. The match-up sold out the O2 arena minutes after the tickets were released and fans watched on as two real sporting warriors went toe to toe. Beyond London’s O2 […]

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Joshua-Klitschko bout postponed until early 2017

The highly anticipated bout between British boxer Anthony Joshua and Ukrainian Vitali Klitschko, who has dominated the division in the past, has been postponed until March or April of 2017. It was initially thought that the pair would meet on 10 December at the Manchester Arena. It was believed that Klitschko’s reason for opting out […]

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Fury bout too soon for Joshua despite convincing O2 victory

Anthony Joshua’s rise has been meteoric. The 26-year-old has won 16 out of 16 fights – all by knock out. His record is perfect and his boxing career now stands at a pivotal crossroads. Having defeated Charles Martin on April 9 to claim his IBF world heavyweight title and apparently overcome a Fifa 16 ‘addiction’, […]