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Wilder to make rematch with ‘bogeyman’ Ortiz ‘more fun’

The Cuban pugilist credits his opponent for taking the fight, showing 'he has the heart of a true champion'.

Fury not looking past Wallin as Wilder return looms

Tyson Fury says he has no interest in future fights and is solely focused on Otto Wallin.

Back from ‘hell’, Fury helping others fight their demons

Tyson Fury says he is passionate about helping others who struggle with mental health issues after embarking on speaking tours in the UK and Europe to spread awareness on this issue.

Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’, says Tyson Fury

Joshua lost his IBF, WBA and WBO titles on June 1 in one of the biggest upsets in the history of the division.

Ruiz shocks Joshua for heavyweight world title

Joshua was down twice in the third round and twice more in the seventh.

Wilder announces Ortiz rematch

In an announcement on Twitter, Wilder says he has sign a deal to face Ortiz once more following a bruising first battle in March 2018.

New opponent for Joshua to be announced next week

ESPN reported Jarrell Miller had tested positive for the banned substance GW1516, which boosts endurance and helps athletes burn fat.

Bursa Malaysia resumes afternoon session in the red

There were 609 losers and 133 gainers, while 285 counters remained unchanged, 874 untraded and 23 others suspended.

Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he had promised to deliver at the Staples Center.

Heavyweight champ Wilder apologises after decking TV mascot

Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder apologised after unleashing a punch that knocked down the mascot on an ESPN programme.

‘Slumdog’ Tyson laments lack of personalities in the game

Tyson told reporters that he would be a rarity if he boxed today.

Staples Center to host Wilder-Fury showdown

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will face off on December 1.

I want Wilder but I’ll fight them all, says Joshua

Although Anthony Joshua is willing to take on anyone in his next fight, he would most prefer to face Deontay Wilder.

Joshua overpowers Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

A previously close contest turned in Joshua's favour decisively when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas with a straight right hand and left hook.

Fury, Wilder to fight December 1, promoter says

Promoters Haymon Boxing said that Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for Wilder's World Boxing Council heavyweight title on December 1.

Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

Anthony Joshua expects his world championship title defence against Alexander Povetkin to be his toughest fight since he beat Wladimir Klitschko.

Fury taunts Wilder as British fighter targets super-bout

Ahead of Tyson Fury's bout against Francesco Pianeta, Fury dismissed the prospect of losing a potential future bout against Deontay Wilder.

French heavyweight Yoka sees doping ban upheld

Tony Yoka's appeal against a one-year ban for doping violations was rejected.

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Povetkin

Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization, and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin.

Joshua signs two-fight deal for Wembley

In the two fights, Anthony Joshua is expected to face off against Alexander Povetkin and Deontay Wilder respectively.

Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title

Anthony Joshua is now required to fight Alexander Povetkin to remain WBA world heavyweight champion.

Former heavyweight champion Haye announces retirement

David Haye will retire with a career record of 28 wins and four losses.

Wilder managers optimistic of Joshua bout this year

Deontay Wilder's management team believe that their client will soon be able to fight Anthony Joshua.

Pulev ‘95% sure’ Whyte fight will be held in Sofia

The fight between Kubrat Pulev and Dillian Whyte will likely take place at the Vasil Levski National Stadium.