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Heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury agree financial terms for two-fight deal, says promoter Eddie Hearn
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Heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury agree financial terms for two-fight deal, says promoter Eddie Hearn

Joshua holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, while Fury is the reigning WBC champion.

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to fight IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev in June
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World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to fight IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev in June

Briton Joshua, 30, defeated Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr in a December rematch in Saudi Arabia to win back his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world titles

'London's calling', says Anthony Joshua who is likely to defend heavyweight titles at Tottenham's new stadium
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'London's calling', says Anthony Joshua who is likely to defend heavyweight titles at Tottenham's new stadium

Anthony Joshua is set for a London homecoming to start his second reign as world heavyweight champion, with his next fight likely to take place at the recently built stadium of Premier League club Tottenham.

Anthony Joshua boxes smart to outwit 'out-of-shape' Andy Ruiz Jr and reclaim WBA, WBO and IBF belts
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Anthony Joshua boxes smart to outwit 'out-of-shape' Andy Ruiz Jr and reclaim WBA, WBO and IBF belts

“Sometimes simplicity is genius. I was outclassing the champion,” Anthony Joshua said after reclaiming the WBA, WBO and IBF belts, and avenging a stunning upset by Andy Ruiz Junior six months ago.

Anthony Joshua to fight at lightest weight in five years in rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr
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Anthony Joshua to fight at lightest weight in five years in rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr

Joshua weighed in at 107.5 kilograms (237 pounds) on Friday on an outdoor stage, more than 5 kilograms (11 pounds) lighter than when he lost to Ruiz in New York on 1 June

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he will die trying to defend title against Anthony Joshua
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World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he will die trying to defend title against Anthony Joshua

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr has said he fulfilled a lifelong dream when he triumphed over Britain’s Anthony Joshua in June and he would “die trying” to defend his belts in the title rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday

Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination
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Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination

Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination

All the pressure is on Anthony Joshua, says World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr ahead of re-match in Saudi Arabia
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All the pressure is on Anthony Joshua, says World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr ahead of re-match in Saudi Arabia

Mexican-American Ruiz produced one of boxing’s biggest upsets when he dethroned the previously undefeated world champion Joshua with a seventh-round stoppage at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he is a more skilled fighter than Anthony Joshua
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World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he is a more skilled fighter than Anthony Joshua

Mexican-American Ruiz produced one of boxing’s biggest upsets when he dethroned the previously undefeated world champion Joshua with a seventh-round stoppage at New York’s Madison Square Garden in June.

Eddie Hearns defends decision to stage Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia, says match could 'change boxing forever'
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Eddie Hearns defends decision to stage Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia, says match could 'change boxing forever'

Hearn insists it is unfair to criticise boxing for heading to Saudi Arabia, where Britain's Amir Khan also recently fought, because there are so many other sports organisations using the country now

Saudi Arabia accused of 'sportswash' by hosting world heavyweight title rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr
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Saudi Arabia accused of 'sportswash' by hosting world heavyweight title rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr

The high-profile 7 December duel in Saudi Arabia, dubbed 'Clash on the Dunes', will see Anthony Joshua trying to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr in New York in June.

Former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua looks to rediscover 'passion' ahead of rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr
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Former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua looks to rediscover 'passion' ahead of rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr

29-year-old Anthony Joshua has revealed he wants to add new members to his backroom team ahead of his training for the rematch with Ruiz in a bid to restore his enthusiasm

Tyson Fury defeats Germany's Tom Schwarz in second-round technical knock-out, talks up rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder
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Tyson Fury defeats Germany's Tom Schwarz in second-round technical knock-out, talks up rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder

Fury said after his win on Saturday that his camp is planning one more fight, either in late September or early October, before a rematch with Wilder early in 2020

Former world champion Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr, says Tyson Fury
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Former world champion Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr, says Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua whose defeat against Andy Ruiz Jr. was the first of his career, had previously made Tyson Fury an offer to fight.

Anthony Joshua to face Andy Ruiz Jr before end of year in rematch, according to promoter Eddie Hearn
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Anthony Joshua to face Andy Ruiz Jr before end of year in rematch, according to promoter Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua will attempt to reclaim his heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz Jr before the end of year after activating a rematch clause in his contract, promoter Eddie Hearn said Tuesday.

Anthony Joshua set to defend heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr after Jarrell Miller's ban
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Anthony Joshua set to defend heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr after Jarrell Miller's ban

Ruiz Jr, who will be bidding to become Mexico's first heavyweight world champion, replaces Joshua's scheduled opponent Jarrell Miller, who was barred from fighting after failing drugs tests