Eddie Hearn said the fight will likely happen on either March 28th at The O2 in London, or April 11th in Manchester.
Makhmudov showed his destructive power in the amateur ranks as he halted Mihai Nistor, who stopped Anthony Joshua at the 2011 European Championships
An exhibition rematch of one of heavyweight boxing’s most hyped championship fights is in the works — nearly 38 years later.
Promoter Eddie Hearn says meetings have been held which could see Anthony Joshua fight in the stadium that hosted the famous 'Rumble in the Jungle
Tyson Fury admits Deontay Wilder is the bigger puncher but the British heavyweight says his heart and determination can't be matched
When Julius Francis went toe to toe with Mike Tyson his strongest memory is not the five knockdowns - but the upper cut that lifted him off the floor.
Mariusz Wach made a very good account of himself in Saudi Arabia last month, when he lost a ten round decision to top contender Dillian Whyte
Despite suffering his first career loss last year the career prospects of Otto Wallin (20-1, 13 KOs) have never looked better.
Ruiz Jr. (33-2, 22 KOs) rejected Hearn’s initial 7-figure offer, and he’s since bumped up it up to see if he’ll approve and accept
The first step in Big Baby's comeback was signing a multiyear deal to bring on Top Rank as his co-promoter
Former heavyweight title challenger Carlos Takam will make a return to the ring on Feb. 28 in Huntington, New York
Heavyweight Robert Helenius 29-3 (18) is confident of springing the upset on rising star Adam Kownacki 20-0 (15) in their WBA title eliminator
It’s mindboggling to think how these two superb, and avoided, fighting machines were matched together twice
Heavyweight contender Oscar Rivas is close to finalizing a multi-fight promotional deal with Top Rank, according to The Montreal Journal.
Fury told iFL TV: “No. Usyk ain’t on the list, he’s a no-name, no-one’s interested and it doesn’t make any money."
Nigerian Heavyweight prospect Efe Ajagba will return to the ring on Mar. 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bakole has the power, size and the chin to show whether Hrgovic has the talent to compete in the upper tier of the division.
Oscar Rivas says he wants to fight former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. or Daniel Dubois next in 2020.
Joshua met with the President just six weeks after he beat fellow boxer Andy Ruiz to reclaim his IBF, WBA and WBO titles.
The opponent on the other side is veteran Robert Helenius, who will enter the ring as a significant underdog.
Helenius’ team will travel to the US a couple of weeks before the fight. They will prepare for the match and train in a local boxing gym in Brooklyn.
The United Kingdom's Dereck Chisora has been mentioned as the leading candidate to be Usyk's next opponent.
Joe Joyce might have a warm-up fight before facing Daniel Dubois in a clash of unbeaten British Heavyweights in April.
Three time Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 17, 1942.
Dillian Whyte’s recent claims regarding sparring knockouts by Wladimir Klitschko over Deontay Wilder are nothing new.
Denmark’s Kem Ljungquist (9-0, 5 KOs) will feature on Team Sauerland’s historic co-promotion with Universum on January 25th
Manuel Charr is yet to defend the WBA 'regular' heavyweight title, but the forgotten champion has recently hinted at a fight announcement
Richard Dunn, from Bradford, took on Ali for the world heavyweight title in 1976 in Munich, Germany, and lasted four rounds before he was defeated.
The Heavyweight match between Adam Kownacki and Robert Helenius is reportedly done for March 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
IBF Mandatory Contender Kubrat Pulev has backed a claim that he will fight Unified Champion Anthony Joshua in Istanbul in May.
“We’ve made Andy Ruiz an offer,” Dillian Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn told Matchroom Boxing’s YouTube channel in a sit-down
Usyk is one of two mandatory challengers in waiting for England’s Joshua, serving as the top contender for the World Boxing Organization (WBO)
Kennedy, also known as “Boom Boom Bas”, now has a professional boxing record of 13-1-1 and is a fan favourite
Negotiations finally began in 1924 for the bout which Harry Wills had been waiting for since 1919, Jack Dempsey and he both signed swiftly
Olympic bronze medal winner David Price is looking to get back in the ring in the coming months, potentially March or April
Conto has kept a busy schedule as he has been able to have hand raised those six times in an 11-month period.
By 1970, Muhammad Ali’s boxing career was in decline. Convicted for draft evasion in 1967, Ali lost his license to fight in all 50 states
The perennially popular ‘White Rhino’ has not fought since being stretchered out of the ring at the end of his defeat to David Price
In his last fight against Otto Wallin, Tyson Fury suffered a bad cut over his right eye that required 47 stitches.
Besides the defeat to Joshua, the Mexican boxer lost a very close twelve round decision to former WBO world champion Joseph Parker in 2016.
A springtime ring return and the opportunity to fight for the heavyweight title. The two are not separate goals in 2020 for Oleksandr Usyk
"He needs to prove himself again and I don’t mean prove yourself by hitting and running from a little fat guy all over the ring"
In the boxing ring he was known as "Big George." But today, most people know George Foreman for his business ventures.
The 76th birthday of “Smokin” Joe Frazier, the late heavyweight boxing champion, was recently commemorated by members of the Philadelphia boxing community.
A severely overweight Ruiz was beaten by Anthony Joshua in their rematch in Saudi Arabia in early December, meekly surrendering the belts
Tyson Fury: "I'm looking for the big right hand to nail Wilder. Goodnight. I'm looking for the knockout."
If Joshua decides to vacate the WBO title, then Parker is ready to face Usyk for the title - with the proper financial terms in place.
“I have just been told that the Pulev and Joshua camps have asked until January 31 to negotiate,” and IBF rep informed Sky Sports.
Unbeaten lineal heavyweight champion Fury (29-0-1, 20 KOs) faces Wilder (42-0-1, 41 KOs) for the WBC heavyweight championship in Las Vegas Feb. 22
Jarrell Miller, 23-0-1(0) has served his ban and he has hopefully kept himself in reasonable shape or better
“I don’t know. That’s for Andy to decide,” Robles said when asked if he will carry on working with Ruiz
"Povetkin has been interested in the fight against Whyte even before he became the mandatory to fight Anthony Joshua"
Klitschko, 43, became a dominant force in the heavyweight division from the mid-2000s until his stunning defeat against Tyson Fury in 2015.
Usyk is currently the mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua’s WBO title, but he doesn’t see the Unified Champion as his toughest test.
DANIEL DUBOIS is set to headline another UK showdown on April 18 that will be beamed across the pond to the massive US market.
Dillian Whyte has tabbed Alexander Povetkin as the preferred option for a planned return in the month of April.
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will rematch next month in Las Vegas and Anthony Joshua is set to likely take on Kubrat Pulev next.
Anthony Joshua has explained how "absorbing information" allowed him to recover from the "stormy times" of his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is to draw up a list of potential referees and judges for the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury heavyweight title match
America's Martin is not currently ranked by any of the governing bodies, and his plan relies upon Joshua giving up either his IBF or WBO titles.
In the last few years, a lot of mid-sized heavyweights have been making waves in the division's premier weight class
"I think it would be the ideal fight for me. I think it would be a nightmare for Dave, to be honest"
“You look at team sports – if you’re having an off day, the other guys will carry you, maybe you get substituted”
TYSON FURY was in stitches after he was urged to set up a fight with a relatively unknown boxer with a 6-0 record.
Tyson Fury has let rip at WBO president Francisco ‘Paco’ Valcarcel over their decision to install Oleksandr Usyk at the top of their heavyweight rankings.
Jalolov, who comes from Uzbekistan, has amazing hand speed, excellent power, and is an outstanding combination puncher.
Joshua is slated to make his next ring return in April or May, and there is not opponent placed in at the moment
“In the show, Tyson unveils never-before-told stories, peeling back layers of tragedy and public turmoil while unfolding his tale of triumph and survival."
Anthony Joshua fans might not like that Sky Boxing's Adam Smith isn’t ready to call him #1, but that’s the way he is.
“He’ll do plenty of press for the fight,” Smith told me, when I asked if there was anything to this rumor.
Former two division world champion David Haye has revealed that he knew his career was over in the very first round of his 2018 rematch with Tony Bellew.
A fight between big heavyweights Adam Kownacki and Dominic Breazeale is close to being done for March 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, USA
Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will be fighting in late February against an opponent still to be determined
After three wins in 2019 he rounded off the year in Saudi Arabia, as part of the Ruiz-Joshua II undercard,
Nigeria’s Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwarieme, has declared his readiness to win the vacant WBF Heavyweight title soon.
It wasn’t the exciting clash fans were used to with AJ. Although the 30 year-old showed maturity in order to overcome a shocking loss
Since suffering a knockout loss to popular Englishman Dave Allen in April, Browne (29-2, 25 KOs) has struggled to secure a meaningful fight,
The heavyweight division is enjoying a surge of renewed interest and excitement right now and it's only getting better
Joseph Parker is set to return with a fight in America next month according to his manager David Higgins.
In a recent interview with Sky Sports, Joshua revealed that he believes his career has at least 14 to 15 fights left.
Eddie Hearn, promoter for top rated heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte, is looking at dates in April for the boxer's potential return.
Kristinsson (11-0, 5 KOs) from Gardabaer, Iceland, is the only active male fighter in his homeland and just the third in the country’s history.
Reports are surfacing that Murat Gassiev could finally be back inside the ring on February 29 in his Heavyweight debut
Eddie Hearn was shocked at the recent news that Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury would not come together for a media tour to promote their rematch.
March 7th is the working date for a fight between former world title challenger Dereck Chisora (32-9, 23 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs)
Now Parker is in a holding pattern again, hoping for fight early in 2020 to literally get the show back on the road.
Arum said that the present heavyweight scene was the most exciting it had been since the heyday of Mike Tyson.
Otto Wallin's promoter has confirmed the Swedish heavyweight would be interested in a fight against Dillian Whyte, with the WBC 'interim' title at stake.
Andy Ruiz Jr went from hero to — well, not zero, that would be too harsh an assessment, but experienced a whip-saw change
Still just 23, Gorman doesn’t and will not offer up his personal circumstances as an excuse for losing.
He beat Jack Dempsey twice to become heavyweight champion – and his staid personal style foreshadowed the end of the Roaring ’20s
It had been reported that a third fight would happen this summer, but Bob Arum, Fury’s US promoter, said it has to be triggered by the loser.
After signing with iconic promoter Don King last year, Nigerian Heavyweight Onoriode Ehwarieme returned to his home-country with a bang on Saturday night
While in Copenhagen, Denmark, training on Christmas Day, Grand Bahamian Heavyweight Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams unwrapped a gift of a contract
Moving into 2020 the Heavyweight Division is the best it has ever been this side of the millennium. Boxing is back. Big Time.
Former Champion Wladimir Klitschko, who turns 44 in March, has teased us more than once about the chance
It has been a blockbuster 2019 in the heavyweight division with Anthony Joshua dominating the headlines
Argentine boxer, Antonio “Chiquito” Barracamonte, arrived in Lagos last night for World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title bout
Everyone, from the youngster born the other day, to our grandfathers, knows of former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson.
IBF/WBA/WBO Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua says he doesn’t want to give up one of his world titles due to boxing politics