Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk rematch: Official fight time confirmed ahead heavyweight title clash

August 20, 2022 Talksport 0

The highly-anticipated heavyweight rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk is finally taking place on Saturday night, August 20, 2022. Britain’s Joshua was outclassed by Ukrainian rival Usyk in their first fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September 2021, losing his world heavyweight titles in the process. The rematch was originally planned for May but the ongoing situation in the champion’s homeland Read More

Anthony Joshua topples Oleksandr Usyk ‘s weight as heavyweight clash looms

August 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

British boxer Anthony Joshua weighed in more than 10 kilos (22 pounds) heavier than defending champion Oleksandr Usyk on Friday ahead of their world title rematch in Saudi Arabia. Two-time heavyweight champion Joshua tipped the scales at 110.9 kilos (244.5 pounds) while Ukraine’s Usyk weighed 100.5 kilos (221.6 pounds), both similar to last year’s fight in London.Usyk, 19-0 and the Read More

Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight title rematch gets date, venue

June 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

Top boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed that Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk have agreed on personal terms ahead of their heavyweight title rematch to take place on August 20 in Saudi Arabia. The Ukrainian defeated Joshua by unanimous decision back in September, and the two have been in talks over a rematch ever since then. Finally,  a deal has now been agreed upon for the fight. Read More

Anthony Joshua slips in latest WBA ranking

November 28, 2021 Mirror 0

Anthony Joshua has faced a drop in the WBA rankings and is now rated at No.5 after his defeat by Oleksandr Usyk. ‘AJ’ was dominated by the tricky Ukrainian during his defeat in September which led to him losing his unified world titles. He was heavily criticised in the aftermath of his lacklustre performance and is now facing a revenge mission Read More

Breaking: Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder in trilogy bout, retains WBC heavyweight title (PICTURES)

October 10, 2021 Editor 0

Tyson Fury delivered a thrilling 11th-round knockout against Deontay Wilder to retain his WBC heavyweight crown as their trilogy bout produced another classic on an electric night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Twenty months since Fury dethroned the American, the 33-year-old had to show all his resolve and resilience to extend his undefeated professional record to 32 fights Read More

Breaking: Oleksandr Usyk dethrones Anthony Joshua, becomes world heavyweight champion

September 26, 2021 BBC 0

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the defending champion on numerous occasions. The scorecards – 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 – were all for Usyk and there Read More

Heavyweight bout: Divergent views as Joshua confronts Usyk in London

September 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

Anthony Joshua puts his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight belts on the line against Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday. Joshua, 31, needs to win to keep alive the prospect of becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion but faces a tough challenge against Ukrainian Usyk, who has previously held all the belts at cruiserweight. A crowd of Read More