David Benavidez says Plant is lucky Canelo is fighting him first

By Sean Jones: David Benavidez says IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant is lucky that he’s fighting Canelo Alvarez because if it were him, he’d put him in the hospital. The former two-time WBC super middleweight champion Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs0 is facing Jose Uzcategui in an IBF 168-lb title...
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Who is the current heavyweight champion? WBA, WBO, WBC, IBF and The Ring title holders

Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles on Saturday against Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England. Joshua, who won three of his four belts against Wladimir Klitschko in April of 2017, will be making his third consecutive title defense after he momentarily lost his belts to Andy Ruiz Jr. in December of 2019. He defeated Ruiz in a rematch and then knocked out Kubrat Pulev in December of 2020.
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What's next for Anthony Joshua? Who will he fight next?

Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) will be making his third consecutive defense of his WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Oleksander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) on Saturday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England. If Joshua defeats Usyk, there will be one expected option for his bout:
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Boxing News: Brit Begins Road To Redemption After First Loss To Canelo Alvarez

For any athlete, the first loss will always be a bitter pill to swallow. This is the case for Callum Smith, but the British boxer is offering no excuses. He held a perfect record before all that was shattered in 2020 against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. His WBA and The Ring super middleweight titles were on the line, as well as the Mexican's WBC strap.

Anthony Joshua can knock Oleksandr Usyk out, claims Lawrence Okolie

Lawrence Okolie believes that Anthony Joshua has both the power and the boxing talent to defeat Oleksandr Usyk this weekend. Joshua will face his mandatory WBO belt, and the WBA and WBC belts will be on the line as well at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. Okolie faces...
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Okolie: I Could Go Down as One of The Best Cruiserweights of All Time

WBO cruiserweight champion Lawrence Okolie is looking to stamp his name down in the history books of his weight division. On Saturday night, Okolie will make his first defense when he faces unbeaten challenger Dilan Prasovic as part of the supporting undercard to the Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk showdown at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

‘Obsessed’ Deontay Wilder will beat Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua claims

Anthony Joshua is predicting that Tyson Fury will be knocked out by a reenergised Deontay Wilder in the pair’s latest heavyweight championship clash next month. Joshua was set to face Fury in the first unification heavyweight fight in more than 20 years before the ‘Gypsy King’ was ordered to face Wilder for the third time. Fury secured an eighth-round stoppage over Wilder to claim the WBC title in February 2020, the last time both men entered the ring, with the pair fighting to a sensational draw in their first encounter. Joshua faces the undefeated Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham...
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Joshua says he would even fight King Kong ahead of Usyk bout

Anthony Joshua said he would be happy to take on any opponent — even King Kong — stressing he had no intention of vacating one of his heavyweight belts in order to avoid Oleksandr Usyk. The British boxer will put his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight belts on the line...

Tyson Fury reveals prediction for Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk fight

Tyson Fury views Anthony Joshua’s fight with Oleksandr Usyk as “50-50” but has predicted a “tough night” for his British heavyweight rival should the world championship contest go the distance on Saturday night. Joshua puts his IBF, WBA and WBO titles on the line against the undefeated Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Fury believes the defending champion will come out fast on his biggest fight on home soil in almost three years. But the ‘Gypsy King’ has predicted that former undisputed cruiserweight king Usyk will grow stronger the longer the fight goes on after expressing doubts over Joshua’s...