‘Joshua punches like Mike Tyson’ Whilst many have accused Anthony Joshua of holding back the fearsome shots that sent him to the top of the heavyweight division in quick time, one of his opponent’s trainers has now...... Read more Adekuoroye qualifies for 2024 Olympics Nigerian female freestyle wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has become the country’s first grappler to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games in Paris after winning the bronze medal in women’s 57kg at the ongoing...... Read more 3 NIGERIAN BOXERS QUALIFY FOR PARIS 2024 OLYMPIC GAMES Nigeria boxers to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers in Dakar Senegal are back in the country with three of them booking tickets to the Games following their gold medal exploit...... Read more No interest fighting Joshua – Fury Tyson Fury has no interest in fighting Anthony Joshua despite the fact boxing fans are longing for an all-British bout between the two heavyweights. Fury described Joshua as a ‘big bum-dosser’ who...... Read more Sterling knocks UFC over Adesanya, Strickland rematch talks If Israel Adesanya gets an immediate rematch after losing his UFC middleweight title, Aljamain Sterling wonders why he’s not receiving the same consideration. Sterling, who suffered a second-round knockout to Sean O’Malley...... Read more Joshua offered Dubois fight Two-time heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could make an appearance in the ring once more in 2023 as Tyson Fury’s agent, Frank Warren, has suggested Daniel Dubois as a potential opponent for...... Read more White confirms Adesanya title rematch UFC boss Dana White has confirmed that Nigerian-born New Zealander, Israel Adesanya, will be given a rematch against Sean Strickland after losing his middleweight belt to the American on Sunday morning at...... Read more Strickland was better – Adesanya American Sean Strickland stunned Nigerian-born New Zealander Israel Adesanya to take the middleweight title by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 293 on Sunday morning. The 32-year-old Strickland (28-5)...... Read more Adesanya faces Strickland in first defence as two-time champion Israel Adesanya is set to defend his middleweight title for the first time as a two-time champion against Sean Strickland at the Qudos Arena in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday  (today). The Nigeran-born...... Read more Adesanya eyes title defence against Strickland Israel Adesanya is set to defend his middleweight title for the first time as a two-time champion against Sean Strickland at the Qudos Arena in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday  (today). PUNCH Sports Extra reports....... Read more WBC: Kossobutskiy accuses Ajagba of foul play Kazahkstani boxer Zhan Kossobutskiy has accused WBC silver heavyweight champion Efe Ajagba of low blows during their fight on August 26 which the Nigerian won after Kossobutskiy was disqualified for excessive punches...... Read more I’m ready for Strickland fight – Adesanya UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has expressed his readiness to face Sean Strickland at the Qudos Bank Arena after he finished his incredibly intense final training session ahead of the fight in...... Read more I fear no man, Adesanya warns Strickland Sean Strickland and UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya do not like each other. At all. The bad blood between them is one of the main reasons that he was chosen to face Adesanya...... Read more Joshua clean amid doping scandal Anthony Joshua has been cleared by VADA after he returned negative tests for his pre-fight testings amidst doping scandals involving both of his opponents for last month’s O2 Arena fight who tested...... Read more Adesanya vows to knock out Strickland UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has responded to his next opponent, Sean Strickland, after his rival mocked him for wearing nail polish. The Nigerian-born fighter has now vowed to “knock Strickland...... Read more Fury proposes tag-team fight against Joshua, Usyk WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has boldly claimed that he could beat both Anthony Joshua and on the same night. Fury has been heavily linked to fights against Usyk and Joshua...... Read more Strickland can beat Adesanya – Pereira Former UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira has predicted that Sean Strickland can beat Israel Adesanya when the two fight in Sydney on September 10th. Adesanya reclaimed the middleweight belt by finishing...... Read more 2024 Olympics: Omo-Agege dreams gold ahead of qualifiers The Nigeria Boxing Federation vice president Azania Omo-Agege believes there is a world champion in the making amongst the boxers selected to represent Nigeria at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers...... Read more Adesanya wary of ‘dangerous’ Strickland Israel Adesanya and Sean Strickland are set to do battle in the main event of UFC 293 in September. ‘The Last Stylebender’ initially appeared likely to face Dricus du Plessis after...... Read more I didn’t cheat against Joshua – Helenius Finnish heavyweight boxer Robert Helenius has said that he did not cheat against Anthony Joshua when the two faced in the ring at the 02 Arena on August 12. Matchroom Boxing...... Read more Adesanya to release ‘Stylebender’ film Sept UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is set to release his documentary titled ‘Stylebender’ in September, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The Nigerian-born fighter released the trailer on Wednesday following an international premiere...... Read more Ex-IBF champion wants Ajagba faceoff Former IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin hopes his solid showing on short notice against Jared Anderson leads to another meaningful opportunity in his next fight, with Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba on his...... Read more Joshua, Wilder bout nearly finalised, says Hearn Anthony Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has confirmed that he is expecting a deal for a showdown with Deontay Wilder, who previously held the WBC world title, in a few weeks. The highly...... Read more Joshua will beat Wilder – Hearn Anthony Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn has expressed confidence that the British-Nigerian will beat former WBC champion Deontay Wilder when the two face in a proposed Saudi Arabia clash next year. After consecutive...... Read more Wilder’s manager confident of Joshua fight Deontay Wilder’s team are ‘optimistic’ a deal can be agreed for a mega-fight with Anthony Joshua. The British heavyweight stayed on course for a showdown against the Bronze Bomber after a seventh-round...... Read more


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