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Anthony Joshua vs Jason Gavern: Weigh-In Video

Anthony Joshua MBE says his injury layoff has made him even hungrier for success as he returns to action against Jason Gavern at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.

A stress fracture of the back forced Joshua out of his January bout with Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson, and the Olympic gold medal hero said it was tough not to capitalise on his rapid progress following another brutal KO win over Michael Sprott in Liverpool in November, but the 25 year old says he will be back and better than ever in the north east.

“I was on a roll and there was great momentum, but I think I can pick that up again,” said Joshua. Continue reading

Kell Brook: I am ready to fight again now

Kell Brook wants to box as soon as possible after his brutal four-round demolition of Jo Jo Dan in his first defence of his IBF World Welterweight title in Sheffield on Saturday.

Brook dismantled his mandatory challenger with a stunning display of his trademark power and accuracy, flooring the Romanian-Canadian twice in both the second and fourth rounds before the challenger retired on his stool ahead of the fifth. Continue reading

Simmons and Dickinson predict KO wins

Stephen Simmons and Jon-Lewis Dickinson both say their clash on Saturday night will not go the distance as they meet at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, live on Sky Sports.

Simmons defends his WBC International Silver title against local man Dickinson and the unbeaten Scotsman expects to have too much power for his host. Continue reading