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Ryan Burnett in the clear after fears he had suffered brain injury during unification bout against Zhanat Zhakiyanov

FEARS that Ryan Burnett could have suffered a brain problem after unifying the bantamweight division proved to be a pain in the neck – literally. Burnett was taken to hospital complaining of headaches after he added the WBA ‘super’ tit

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Anthony Joshua admits he wanted rematch against Dillian Whyte when Kubrat Pulev pulled out of world title fight with injury

ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed he wanted a rematch against Dillian Whyte when his fight against Kubrat Pulev fell through. The IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight world champ was set to face his number one mandatory Pulev but the Bulgarian pulled a muscle in his sh

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Josh Warrington defeats Dennis Ceylan with tenth-round stoppage to win world title shot against Lee Selby

JOSH WARRINGTON earned himself a world title shot against Lee Selby with a tenth-round stoppage over Dennis Ceylan. Neither fighter shone in the early rounds as the pair tried to suss each other out by trading blows. But Leeds-born Warrington found his be

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Anthony Joshua reveals he fought ‘with a broken back’ ahead of Carlos Takam clash

ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed the injuries he covered up to become heavyweight champion of the world. The unbeaten Brit puts his IBF, WBA and IBO titles on the line against Carlos Takam on Saturday after original opponent Kubrat Pulev pulled out with a torn

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How Anthony Joshua went from seeing off bullies to being World Champion

AS the world heavyweight champion, boxer Anthony Joshua is not afraid of taking on the big boys — it is something he has been doing all his life. A hero to the underdog at school, he would see off bullies picking on the little kids and  throwing

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Ryan Burnett defeats Zhanat Zhakiyanov via unanimous decision to become the unified IBF and WBA bantamweight champion

RYAN BURNETT made history as he defeated Zhanat Zhakiyanov via unanimous decision to become the unified IBF and WBA bantamweight champion. The 25-year-old becomes the first Irishman to unify the division in Belfast as he won on wide scorecards of 118-110,

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Deontay Wilder will have to take huge pay cut to fight Anthony Joshua, says Eddie Hearn

DEONTAY WILDER has been told to accept a massive pay cut to step into a ring with Anthony Joshua. The unbeaten American holds the WBC belt and is keen to organise a title unifier with WBA, IBF and IBO champion Joshua. But AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn

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David Haye has claimed an offer has been sent to British heavyweight champion Sam Sexton to face Joe Joyce, but he hasn’t heard back from his team

DAVID HAYE has revealed he has sent British heavyweight champion Sax Sexton an offer to fight Joy Joyce… but is yet to hear back. The 2016 Olympic silver medallist knocked out Ian Lewison on Saturday night on his professional debut, and is already c

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Rio Ferdinand’s move into professional boxing branded a ‘joke’ by Joe Calzaghe

UNDEFEATED retired boxer Joe Calzaghe believes Rio Ferdinand moving into professional boxing at the age of 38 is a joke. Ex-Manchester United and England footballer Ferdinand announced recently that he will be embarking on a professional boxing career. Th

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Anthony Joshua reveals 15-round sparring sessions helped him beat Wladimir Klitschko

ANTHONY JOSHUA has revealed how 15-round sparring sessions helped him beat Wladimir Klitschko. Brit AJ is preparing to defend his world heavyweight belts against Carlos Takam next week in Cardiff after Kubrat Pulev pulled out with a torn chest muscle. But

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Joe Joyce vs Ian Lewison: Ring walk time, free live stream and TV channel for Hayemaker show event

OLYMPIC silver medalist Joe Joyce is set to make his heavyweight debut under David Haye’s new ‘Hayemaker Ringstar’ venture. The 32-year-old has European and Commonwealth golds to his name, and will take on Ian Lewinson at the O2. When

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Hayemaker Ringstar fight night live stream free: How to watch Joe Joyce and Michael Venom Page without paying a penny

THE inaugural Hayemaker Ringstar show is live tonight at the O2 Arena. Joe Joyce will be fighting Ian Lewison while UFC star Michael Venom Page will be making his pro-boxing debut. When is the Hayemaker Ringstar fight night? The Hayemaker Ringstar fight n

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Floyd Mayweather looks dapper… as Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson also hangs out at LA Lakers game

FLOYD MAYWEATHER looks dapper in some snazzy black and gold slippers… as Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson also hangs out at an LA Lakers game. The boxing icon looked to be enjoying his retirement as he scoffed popcorn in the ultra-exclusive courtside

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Josh Warrington vs Dennis Ceylan: Undercard, TV channel, start time, live stream and betting tips for world-title final eliminator

JOSH WARRINGTON will be hoping the fiery crowd in Leeds will help drive him to glory in his final world-title eliminator against Dennis Ceylan. The undefeated Yorkshireman is set to for his toughest test as he is hoping to secure a chance to challenge

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Ryan Burnett vs Zhanat Zhakiyanov: Undercard, TV channel, start time, live stream and betting tips for unification bout

RYAN BURNETT could continue his incredible rise to the top in boxing on Saturday when he takes on Zhanat Zhakiyanov in Belfast. The bantamweight showdown will see the Northern Irishman defend his IBF belt, while he will also be competiting for Zhakiyanov

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Anthony Joshua targets 2018 fight with winner of Deontay Wilder vs Dillian Whyte showdown

ANTHONY JOSHUA will fight the winner for a Deontay Wilder vs Dillian Whyte showdown in 2018, if promoter Eddie Hearn gets his way. The IBF and WBA king lost his October 28 battle with Kubrat Pulev through injury, with unknown Carlos Takam stepping in, so

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David Haye eyes British blockbuster against Anthony Joshua next year but admits he could retire even if he beats Tony Bellew

DAVID HAYE is eyeing a domestic showdown with Anthony Joshua next year – but knows it won’t happen unless he beats Tony Bellew. And the Haymaker even admitted that part II against Bellew could be his last should he lose or win in a scrappy m

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Floyd Mayweather heats rumours of shock ring return after posting video training in gym after retirement

FLOYD MAYWEATHER was back in the boxing gym – and it sent the internet into a frenzy. Despite publicly retiring after he stopped Conor McGregor in their billion-dollar fight in August, Mayweather continues to keep himself in top shape. And after po

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Rio Ferdinand continues boxing training while Manchester United hero sings along to Michael Jackson

RIO FERDINAND is continuing his boxing training while singing along to Michael Jackson pop classics. The former Manchester United and England defender is scratching his post-retirement competitive itch with a move into the fight game, with his professiona

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Female world champion Cecilia Braekhus slaps challenger Mikaela Lauren over shock pre-fight kiss

FEMALE boxer Mikaela Lauren got a pre-fight slap from opponent Cecilia Braekhus after giving her a smacker at the weigh-in The women’s welterweight boxing clash between Swedish snogger Lauren and Norwegian ex-kickboxer Braekhus takes place on Satur

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Anthony Joshua expects Carlos Takam to take him all the way as late replacement rival has a concrete head

ANTHONY JOSHUA reckons he could go all the way with replacement rival Carlos Takam – as the heavyweight challenger has a concrete head. After Kubrat Pulev pulled out with a should injury, losing £4million, AJ’s friends and fans assumed he

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Kubrat Pulev insists money isn’t everything after pulling out of £4million Anthony Joshua fight

KUBRAT PULEV insisted money is not everything after pulling out of a £4million fight with Anthony Joshua. A shoulder injury forced the Bulgarian to withdraw just 11 days before he was scheduled to take on the IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion

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Steve Collins gets pro licence aged 53 as boxing legend eye trilogy fight with rival Nigel Benn

STEVE COLLINS has revealed he has been issued a boxing licence as he targets a fight with Nigel Benn. Ring legend Collins is ready to make a comeback to the sport at the age of 53 in order to do battle with old rival Benn one more time. The two-weight wor

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