Has there ever been a heavyweight slufest where the action was so intense, so fast and relentless that the fight could be compared to the epic middleweight showdown between Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns? Probably the closest we’ve seen to it is the classic Foreman-Lyle war, where, like Marv and Tommy, the two combatants went at in a a real hell for leather manner; caring nothing defence.… Read Article
Tickets for the blockbuster Heavyweight World title unification clash between Anthony Joshua MBE and Joseph Parker go on pre-sale to Matchroom Fight Pass members at midday on Monday January 22 and general sale on Tuesday January 23 ahead of the March 31 event live on Sky Sports Box Office.… Read Article
In an ideal world, the winners of the fast-approaching world heavyweight title fights – between defending WBA/IBF champ Anthony Joshua and WBO ruler Joseph Parker, and between WBC king Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz – will meet up and fight before the year is out. And it is this ideal world Wilder hopes he lives in.
Wilder, who has given Cuban dangerman Ortiz a second chance (the big southpaw’s November 2017 shot at the WBC … Read Article
WBO heavyweight champ Joseph Parker is the underdog going into his March 31 unification battle with WBA/IBF champ Anthony Joshua – via the betting odds and in the opinion of most fight fans – but the unbeaten New Zealander is not without his his supporters. In fact, potential rival Tyson Fury, who still holds the linear crown, is one of them.… Read Article
Argentine warrior (warrior with a capital ‘W’) Marcos Maidana is living like a king these days, his wealth and comfort a well-earned result of the blood, sweat and tears he left inside the ring – and the pain he inflicted. Aside from Jose Luis Castillo, did any fighter come closer to beating the sublime Floyd Mayweather; in “El Chino’s” first fight with “Money?”… Read Article
First of all, it must be pointed out how Joseph Parker has no evidence whatsoever – zero, nada, zilch. And Parker himself stops short of flat-out calling Anthony Joshua a steroid cheat. However, the reigning WBO heavyweight champ has caused quite a stir with his comments on this, always a sensitive subject, all the same.
Things are set to hot up in the heavyweight division this March. There are three fights, two of them world title fights, that will go down over a four-week span: Anthony Joshua Vs. Joseph Parker in a March 31 unification clash that will see the winner emerge with three belts, Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz in a March 3 WBC defence by Wilder, and Dillian Whyte-Lucas Browne in a March 24 elimination bout… Read Article
The Heavyweight unification fight the world has been waiting for between Anthony Joshua MBE and Joseph Parker will take place at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on March 31, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Joshua and Parker have agreed to put their IBF, WBA Super, IBO and WBO belts and unbeaten records on the line, ending a period of intense negotiation between the rival camps.… Read Article
The way Joseph Parker tells it, we will not get to see a heavyweight super-fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder – not while both men are carrying unbeaten records anyway. Parker, the unbeaten WBO champ, is set to face Joshua, the WBA and IBF ruler, this March; and the New Zealand warrior sees only one outcome: AJ being knocked out.… Read Article
If Jeff Horn shocked the boxing world with his wholly unexpected July 2017 decision win over Manny Pacquiao, what will the reigning and defending WBO welterweight champion achieve if he manages to defeat the unbeaten Terence Crawford in the upcoming April 21 fight in Las Vegas? Well, according to Team-Horn, the champ’s trainer Glenn Rushton in particular, “The Hornet,” as the also undefeated Horn in known, will achieve nothing less than greatness with an upset … Read Article