Eddie Hearn is letting Tyson Fury and the fans know that Anthony Joshua is NOT Deontay Wilder, and he’s not going to be dominated in the same way he was by the ‘Gypsy King’ last year in their rematch.… read full article “Hearn warns Fury: AJ is not Deontay Wilder”
Joe Calzaghe, Amir Khan, and Ricky Hatton are all leaning towards Tyson Fury defeating Anthony Joshua in their heavyweight unification match coming up soon.
The Fury vs. Joshua fight isn’t a done deal yet, but it’s expected to be official soon for May or June, possibly overseas in the Middle East.… read full article “Calzaghe, Hatton & Khan pick Tyson Fury to beat Anthony Joshua”
Five years ago in Brooklyn, New York, Deontay Wilder scored a chilling one-punch KO that he later said a number of times frightened even him. Wilder, making his third defence of the WBC heavyweight title, met Polish warrior Artur Szpilka.… read full article “Five Years Ago: When Deontay Wilder Scored A Scary KO Over Artur Szpilka And Tyson Fury Invaded The Ring”
Dillian Whyte is never short of something to say about one of his rival fighters, and in the past, “The Bodysnatcher” has criticized Anthony Joshua.
The two Brits went to war in a great action fight back in 2015, with Joshua scoring a brutal stoppage win over Whyte, taking away his unbeaten record.… read full article “Dillian Whyte On Anthony Joshua: He Doesn’t Strike Me As Someone Who Loves To Fight”
Arum “95 Percent Confident The Fight Happens”
We can take as a good sign the fact that promoters Bob Arum and Eddie Hearn are working on the under-card for the big one – Tyson Fury Vs.… read full article “Arum/Hearn Working On Top Rank Vs. Matchroom Fighters Under-Card For Fury vs Joshua”
Is Anthony Joshua a great modern-day fighter who could compete in any era? This week, the WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champ posted a couple of photos of himself on social media, with the above words tagged in.
Very quickly, rival heavyweight champion Tyson Fury blasted his countryman with a humorous tweet of his own.… read full article “Anthony Joshua Says “A Great Modern-Day Fighter Will Be Able To Compete In Any Era,” Tyson Fury Responds”
Anthony Joshua says he’s coming towards the end of his eight-year professional career, and he figures he’s got maybe five years left before he retires from the sport at the most.
The 31-year-old IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) is heading into what is expected to be the most perilous year of his career with him taking on WBC champion Tyson Fury for two fights.… read full article “Anthony Joshua talking retirement ahead of Fury fight”
Even before the latest lockdown, there was no guarantee the massive all-British heavyweight unification showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua would take place on British soil, as Eddie Hearn has said.
Now, in light of the restrictions and almost no chance of the kind of enormous crowd needed to generate the finances to cover the costs of the fight, it is almost a given that the fight will take place abroad.… read full article “Next To No Chance Fury/Joshua Super Fight Takes Place In The UK Due To Latest Lockdown”
Dear readers, each year, East Side Boxing announces the winners of our coveted ESBY awards.
And despite coping with a quirky boxing schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve stayed true to our mission by recognizing 2020’s best fighters, fights, and knockouts in boxing.… read full article “Which Fighters, Fights, and Knockouts Were Truly the Best of 2020? East Side Boxing Hands Out its 2020 Awards!”
If we lived in an ideal world, we would get both super-fights in 2021: Tyson Fury Vs. Anthony Joshua and Errol Spence Vs. Terence Crawford. One fight would be for all the heavyweight marbles. One fight would be the biggest, most important welterweight showdown since the epic Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns battle of 1981.… read full article “Which Fight Would You Rather See Made In 2021 – Fury – Joshua Or Spence – Crawford?”