Friday, November 27, 2020

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Joe Joyce risks ending up on scrapheap with defeat by Daniel Dubois – David Haye

Haye’s former protege Joyce fights Dubois, 12 years his junior, at London’s Church House on Saturday night.

Time to talk about me – Frazer Clarke confident he’s on fast track to the top

The super-heavyweight says it will not be long before he is ‘eating people for breakfast’ in the pro ranks.

Liverpool’s Callum Smith revealed as next opponent for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

The contest will be staged in the United States on December 19.

Kell Brook stopped by Terence Crawford in Las Vegas

Crawford is now unbeaten in 37 professional fights.

Katie Taylor remains world champion after outclassing Miriam Gutierrez

The 34-year-old headlined the card at Wembley’s SSE Arena and put in a stunning performance that thoroughly deserved top billing.

Kell Brook in ‘prime’ condition to upset Terence Crawford

Brook has not lifted a world title since he lost his IBF belt to Gennady Golovkin in 2016.

Katie Taylor ready to make more boxing history against Miriam Gutierrez

Taylor puts her undisputed world lightweight titles on the line against Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez.

Tyson Fury impressed with how Anthony Joshua responded to Andy Ruiz Jr defeat

Fury and Joshua could fight next year if they come through December bouts unscathed.

Terri Harper warns she is not the finished article ahead of world title defence

Harper battled out a draw with Natasha Jonas in her first defence of her WBC super-featherweight title last time out.

Richard Caborn warns boxing may be axed from Olympics if AIBA does not reform

Seven candidates have declared in the race for its vacant presidency.

Dillian Whyte has ‘lost his chance’ of facing Tyson Fury for heavyweight title

Whyte’s fight with Alexander Povetkin will not take place.

Dillian Whyte could be set for fight against Tyson Fury or Dereck Chisora

Promoter Eddie Hearn said Whyte is now likely to wait until the new year unless he can land a short-notice showdown.

Dillian Whyte-Alexander Povetkin rematch off after Russian contracts coronavirus

Whyte’s hopes of reigniting his career in a bout scheduled for November 21 at Wembley Arena will have to wait.

A look at the heavyweight division as Oleksandr Usyk enters the fray

The Ukrainian beat Dereck Chisora on Saturday and is keen to join the hunt for world titles alongside Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.

Deontay Wilder calls Tyson Fury a ‘coward’ for ‘trying to weasel out’ of rematch

Fury ended Wilder’s reign as world champion with a seventh-round stoppage.

Anthony Joshua in Oleksandr Usyk’s sights after Dereck Chisora win

Usyk did enough to be given the nod by two scores of 115-113 and one of 117-112 on the judges’ scorecards.

Oleksandr Usyk defeats Dereck Chisora to inch closer to heavyweight title bout

The Briton fulfilled his promise to keep his opponent under constant pressure.

Dereck Chisora and Oleksandr Usyk discuss ruler of animal kingdom ahead of clash

Usyk is the betting favourite heading into Saturday’s showdown at Wembley’s SSE Arena.

Dereck Chisora ready to ‘eat leather’ to land knockout blow on Oleksandr Usyk

Chisora is bidding to put himself in the mix for a world title shot.

Tyson Fury announces London fight for December with opponent revealed ‘soon’

The Gypsy King is set for a first bout in the UK since August 2018.

Billy Joe Saunders to end tough year with WBO super-middleweight title defence

A showdown against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was scuppered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Tyson Fury set for homecoming fight after moving on from Deontay Wilder trilogy

Fury is also expected to face Anthony Joshua next year.

Where heavyweight boxing stands between uncertainties over third Fury-Wilder clash

Lingering contractual issues and coronavirus are still set to play a decisive factor in the months ahead.

Jose Zepeda overcomes Ivan Baranchyk in contest which produced eight knockdowns

Zepeda improved his professional record to 33-2.

On this day in 1980: Muhammad Ali loses final world heavyweight title fight

The three-time world heavyweight champion had sparred with Larry Holmes for several years.

Promoter Eddie Hearn tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Buatsi-Kalic fight

The bout is due to be staged at Stadium MK’s Marshall Arena.

Tyson Fury vows to fight in December despite doubt over Deontay Wilder bout

Fury’s third fight against Wilder in Las Vegas is scheduled for December 19 but reports suggest that could change.

Josh Taylor eyes Jose Ramirez fight after rapid defence of IBF and WBA belts

Taylor knocked out Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong in the first round.

Josh Taylor defends belts in style with first-round knockout of Apinun Khongsong

The Scot started on the front foot and caught the Thai challenger with a left-hand body shot to secure victory after two minutes and 41 seconds.

Tyson Fury calls on Boris Johnson to help fight racism against travellers

The world champion posted a video of the protest on Wednesday evening.

Josh Taylor thankful for 11-month career lockdown ahead of Apinun Khongsong bout

Taylor said: “It was probably my first real break from boxing. The unbeaten Scot can ill afford any slip-ups in defence of his WBA Super and IBF light-welterweight titles.

Anthony Joshua’s title defence against Kubrat Pulev could be behind closed doors

The Briton was due to defend his heavyweight titles against Pulev in June, which is now understood to be pencilled in for December 12 at the O2 Arena.

‘I’ll fight for what’s rightfully mine’ – Whyte v Povetkin II fixed for November

Dillian Whyte lost by knockout to Alexander Povetkin in August but will face the Russian again on November 21.

Former world middleweight champion Alan Minter dies at 69

Crawley-born Minter won Olympic bronze at Munich in 1972.

Vasyl Lomachenko to face Teofimo Lopez in Las Vegas

The Ukrainian has not fought since defeating Luke Campbell at London’s O2 Arena last August.

Anthony Joshua says Tyson Fury ‘should be looking to retire soon’

The heavyweight rivals have an agreement, in principle, to face each other next year.

Anthony Joshua puts Tyson Fury talk on hold to focus on Kubrat Pulev fight

Joshua knows he must win his mandatory defence against the Bulgarian before he can turn his sights on Fury.

Dillian Whyte calls for rematch after knock-out loss to Alexander Povetkin

The English boxer dominated the opening rounds before falling to the Russian.

Katie Taylor retains world titles after beating Delfine Persoon in rematch

The undisputed Irish champion was a 98-93, 96-94, 96-94 winner on the judges’ scorecards

Alexander Povetkin stuns Dillian Whyte with vicious knock-out victory

The 40-year-old Russian takes over the WBC mandatory position from Whyte

Tyson Fury hints at WWE return by calling out champion Drew McIntyre

Fury, 32, currently holds the WBC world title and is set for a third bout against Deontay Wilder.

Dillian Whyte confident he can deal with pressure of Alexander Povetkin fight

The mandatory challenger spot would go to 40-year-old Povetkin should he pull off a victory.

Katie Taylor determined to silence doubters in Delfine Persoon rematch

The WBC, IBF, WBO, WBA and Ring belts are all on the line at Fight Camp on Saturday

Dillian White ready to deal with Alexander Povetkin and set up world title fight

White is in line to face the winner of Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder