Tag: Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua activates rematch clause to fight Oleksandr Usyk

Nigerian-British boxer Anthony Joshua has activated his rematch clause and will get a chance to regain his belt from Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk. Joshua lost his WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO world titles to Usyk, 34 on Saturday.  The news of their intended rematch was disclosed by Usyk’s promoter, Alex Krassyuk[Read More…]

Devastated Joshua heads to hospital to check eye socket after losing titles

Anthony Joshua, fresh from being dethroned as world boxing heavyweight champions, is set to go to hospital to check a suspected broken eye socket. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, who announced this moments after the loss to Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine on Saturday in London, said also that his fighter was[Read More…]

Usyk reveals what his trainer told him when he tried to knock out Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua’s reign as world boxing heavyweight champion ended on Saturday, with the proposed “Battle of Britain” against Tyson Fury now in tatters. This was after Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine claimed a stunning unanimous decision win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Usyk, who revealed earlier in the week his[Read More…]

Anthony Joshua Is In Self-isolation After Meeting Prince Charles

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with coronavirus victim Prince Charles. Chales, the eldest son and heir to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus and is self-isolating in Scotland, officials said on Wednesday. It remains unclear when Charles[Read More…]

British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua prostrates before Buhari

British-Nigerian boxer,Anthony Joshua,prostrated before President Muhammadu Buahri in London on Saturday – Buhari is in the UK for an investment summit. Present at the visit were Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs; Nìyí Adebayo, minister of industry, trade and investment; Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),[Read More…]

Nigerians react as Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz

A former national light-heavyweight boxing champion, Isaac Ikhouria, has congratulated the Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua for defeating Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz to reclaim his world heavyweight titles. Ikhouria disclosed this while speaking to newsmen on Sunday in Benin. “Nobody had expected Joshua loosing to him back then in[Read More…]