He captured the vacant WBA heavyweight championship in 1979, succeeding Muhammad Ali following his first retirement.
“It’s a drama, so terrible, with so much talent, so many great fights that can be made in the heavyweight division."
Promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed that an offer has been submitted to former title challenger Dillian Whyte for a proposed August 12 rematch with Joshua.
The unbeaten Australian heavyweight (7-0) was set to return to the ring on June 17 in New Orleans against Andrew Tabiti (20-1)
Joe Joyce has reflected on his loss to Zhilei Zhang earlier this year, and admits he was surprised by Zhang at the CopperBox Arena that night.
The 6'8 Wach is back in the ring in two weeks, when he travels to London to fight undefeated 2020 Olympic silver medalist Frazer Clarke on June 16
Dave Allen has made a quiet comeback to the sport of boxing, but the fan-favourite heavyweight from Doncaster is ready to step up once more.
Skill Challenge Entertainment is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's official boxing promotional company, and will represent Usyk alongside K2 Promotions
George Foreman says Sonny Liston was a ‘kind’ and ‘special’ person as conspiracies continue to haunt the legacy of the former world heavyweight champion.
You could actually feel the atmosphere lift when he swaggered into Munich accompanied by an entourage of 54 helpers
K2 Promotions won the purse bid for the fight as they made an offer of $8,057,000, which was significantly higher than the bid of $5,620,050 made by Warren
Giant heavyweight Ricardo (Big 12) Brown, a former Jamaican Olympian now fighting out of Toronto, looks to add to his 7-0-0 pro record Saturday
David Adeleye is back in the ring in just over a week in a first defence of his WBO European heavyweight title when he takes on Emir Ahmatovic
Promoter Frank Warren has indicated that a potential fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua is off.
A Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua heavyweight title fight is being discussed for September in the U.K., sources tell ESPN.
On August 5th, Nordic Nightmare, Robert Helenius (31-4), returns to action for the first time since the short fight against Deontay Wilder in October
Oleksandr Usyk's team win the purse bid ahead of a world title fight against mandatory challenger Daniel Dubois in August
Former Unified Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko has seen his plan to overhaul George Foreman’s oldest champion record thwarted.
Joseph Parker has made a timely statement with a convincing first-round knockout win over Faiga Opelu in Melbourne on Wednesday.
For a few seconds that night of September 14, 1923, millions in Latin America cheered for who they thought was their first Heavyweight Champion
Fury is Down Under to support his friend and gym-mate Joseph Parker who fights Faiga Opelu in Melbourne on Wednesday.
The Sporting News takes a look at the chances of #1 Heavyweight Tyson Fury facing of at their Top 12 Heavyweights
Joseph Parker believes maintaining a busy schedule is key to raising his dwindling heavyweight stocks as he prepares for his second fight of the year
ANTHONY JOSHUA is reportedly returning to training this week in a fresh hint that he will be returning to the ring before December.
Thomas Carty has been crowned the new Celtic Heavyweight Champion after beating Jay McFarlane in the 3 Arena this evening.
The “Gypsy King” took to social media and made clear he wants to fight one of the top heavyweights and soon,
This year Fury 33-0-1 (24) has seen negotiations for a super-fight against Oleksandr Usyk break down while hopes of a summer return fade with each day
The WBA announced that “super” champion Oleksandr Usyk and “World” champion Daniel Dubois, unable to come to terms for their ordered title consolidation
Wladimir Klitschko, Alexander Povetkin, Hughie Fury and Dillian Whyte among star names on Wach’s extensive record
The identity of Daniel Dubois’ new trainer has been reported today, just hours after news broke that he had parted ways with Shane McGuigan.
Heavyweight contender, Martin Bakole, has risen up the rankings over the last twelve months, and is now demanding the biggest fight of his career
A late rally was always a tool in Ali’s box, and Lyle helped him by spending an enormous amount of energy
BoxingScene.com has learned that talks have all but ceased in the WBA-ordered Oleksandr Usyk-Daniel Dubois title consolidation bout.
The Chinese fighter was also linked with a fight against Tyson Fury but could receive home advantage for a second bout with Joyce
Affected by Parkinson’s disease and other ailments, Patterson passed away on May 11, 2006 at the age of 71.
Those talks came to nothing, and the man many consider to be the best heavyweight in the world finds himself in limbo.
Joseph Parker will travel to Australia later this month to take on Faiga Opelu for the Commonwealth Heavyweight title.
Michael Bentt famously knocked out Tommy Morrison for the title and later portrayed Sonny Liston after becoming in actor.
Eddie Hearn shared the news from the British Boxing Board of Control that Frazer Clarke has been ‘pulled out’ of his purse bid with Fabio Wardley.
Hughie Fury believes he is a heavyweight reborn as he seeks to secure huge fights with Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder.
For Zhang to be available to fight Fury, it is believed that Joe Joyce would need to consent to “step aside” and forgo his priority of securing a rematch.
Sanchez explains that a fight against Arreola is the next test on his path - and he hopes an impressive win will lead to a much bigger opportunity.
That’s according to Fury’s US promoter Bob Arum who revealed he is attempting to close out talks this weekend for the heavyweight clash.
talkSPORT’s Simon Jordan has revealed a rumour suggesting that purses for Saudi Arabia’s planned heavyweight mega event could amount to £200million.
heavyweight star Adeleye, 11-0 (10 KOs), will be looking to build on his already burgeoning reputation when he defends the WBO European title
Jared “The Real Big Baby” Anderson will collide against Kazakhstan’s Zhan Kossobutskiy in a 10-round main event Saturday, July 1, at Toledo’s Huntington
Makhmudov (16-0, 15 KO) had a rough go of things against Carlos Takam last September, settling for a unanimous decision despite dropping the veteran twice
‘The Juggernaut’ may have been derailed but Joe Joyce wants to get right back on track with a rematch against Zhilei Zhang.
Chinese Heavyweight Giant Zhilei Zhang indicates that he's ready and willing to face WBC World Champion Tyson Fury in the month of July.
Fury has been named as the problem in negotiations for a four-mean heavyweight tournament which would also involve Joshua, Wilder and Usyk
Kiwi duo Joseph Parker and David Nyika will return to the ring in Australia next month on a hastily announced show at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena.
Jared "Big Baby" Anderson and Zhan Kossobutskiy will meet in a battle of big-punching undefeated heavyweights on July 1 in Toledo, Ohio, sources told ESPN
WBA #2, WBC #7, IBF #12 heavyweight Martin Bakole (19-1, 14 KOs) stopped previously unbeaten Igor “Hulk” Shevadzutskiy (10-1, 8 KOs) in round three
He’s been an Olympic champion, a two-time heavyweight champ, a preacher (still), broadcaster, husband, father of twelve, pitchman and now producer
Martin Bakole is taking on the heavyweight 'Hulk' when he fights Ihor Shevadzutskyi on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
The tentative dates are July 15 and July 22. Fury last fought on Dec. 3 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, predictably dominating Derek Chisora
The career of Bryant Jennings didn’t result in a world title reign but the Philadelphia native is proud of what he accomplished.
Eddie Hearn revealed today that Tyson Fury would be defending his WBC heavyweight title next against Andy Ruiz Jr on July 22nd
News Corp can reveal former WBO champion Parker has agreed terms to fight for the first time in Australia in his decorated 34-bout, 11-year career
Hrgovic, whose father passed away during his training camp for the Zhang fight, believes he will stop Zhang in a return bout.
An "explosive" performance against Ihor Shevadzutskyi could deliver the big-name heavyweight clash he craves, says promoter Ben Shalom.
As part of the fight agreement, Zhang is now under contract with Queensberry, who are planning to guide him - and Joyce - to big fights.
Deontay Wilder’s trainer, Malik Scott, has confirmed that talks have been ongoing to stage some huge heavyweight fights in Saudi Arabia.
Joyce, 37, showed his great durability and chin as usual, but the damage was just being done constantly
Moses Itauma beat Kostiantyn Dovbyshchenko over six rounds, going the distance for the first time in his fledgling heavyweight career.
Larry Holmes is widely regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight champions of all-time, putting together a run of twenty-one consecutive title victories
Deontay Wilder remains no closer to returning to action six months after his first-round knockout victory against Robert Helenius.
Adam Kownacki returns to action June 24, when he will battle Joe Cusumano at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday June 24
At 18 years old, Itauma is the best teenage heavyweight on the planet. There is an argument he is the most promising teenager in the sport, full stop.
Joe Joyce has shed some weight as he prepares to put his undefeated record and status in the heavyweight division on the line against China’s Zhilei Zhang
Joe Joyce is on the brink of landing a world heavyweight title shot, and his story is one you will hear more about over the next two years.
The defence has been ordered by the British Boxing Board of Control amidst an intriguing war of words between Ipswich’s Wardley and his domestic rivals.
"My goal is to open up a field for Chinese boxers and add our names to the heavyweight competitions. It's not an easy trip here."
A $20 million deal was put together involving Heavyweight Boxing's belt holders and their number one contenders
As his matchmakers try to find another opponent to test his pulverizing power, Jared Anderson’s handlers are also eager to prove his drawing power
Anthony Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, promised fans a three-fight year. That now looks dead in the water.
Martin Bakole (18-1, 13 KOs) is completing preparations for the performance at Knockout Boxing Night 27, which will take place on April 22 in Poland
According to Usyk, he eventually grew tired of the entire process dragging on and decided to walk away.
Damian Knyba made an impressive debut Saturday night at a venue where his promoter hopes to transform him into North Jersey’s Polish Star.
Fast-Rising Contender Jared Anderson Stopped previously undefeated George Arias on Saturday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey
“The Cuban Flash” Frank Sanchez lived up to his nickname and made minced meat of Daniel Martz by dropping his outmatched opponent three times
While he continues to put in the work, Anderson took the time to take a break from his meticulous routine to become a fan.
George Arias intends to take a patient approach Saturday night when he encounters the hardest puncher he’ll have ever faced.
Gurgen Hovhannisyan has suffered an injury that’ll prohibit him from taking a significant step up in competition April 22.
Heavyweight Steve Robinson headlines Fight Academy’s show on April 7th at Durham’s Rainton Meadows Arena – live on Fightzone.
Daniel Dubois is set for a date of destiny with Oleksandr Usyk after officially being named as his mandatory challenger by the WBA.
Former two-time heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua (25-3, 22 KOs) got back in the mix with a twelve round unanimous decision over Jermaine Franklin
Fabio Wardley wanted a much more convincing victory over Michael Coffie than he produced Saturday night.
Anthony Joshua will be 21 pounds heavier than Jermaine Franklin when the two meet in their heavyweight contest on Saturday night live on DAZN.
Mike Tyson turned professional shortly after losing twice to Henry Tillman in the 1984 Olympic Trials.
John Fury has urged his son Tyson Fury to clean house following the collapse of his showdown with Oleksandr Usyk and sack 'Judas’ SugarHill Steward
British Champion Fabio Wardley takes on hard-hitting Michael Coffie who despite his three losses presents a clear and present danger
Anthony Joshua is facing a Critical Moment in his career as he prepares for his upcoming fight against Jermaine Franklin at London’s O2 Arena.
Negotiations between Unified Heavyweight Champion Oleksandr Usyk and his WBA mandatory Daniel Dubois have begun.
Chinese heavyweight Zhilei Zhang will be stepping up to one of the toughest tests of his career when he faces Joe Joyce in London April 15th
The Albanian heavyweight has a fear-inspiring record of 12-1 (12 knockouts), but his formidability extends beyond what’s on paper.
Emerging Heavyweight Moses Itauma has made a terrifying start to his professional career after securing two stoppage wins in less than a minute
Anthony Joshua has targeted becoming a world champion in the heavyweight division again before he turns 35.
Jermaine Franklin has filed a lawsuit against Salita promotions just seven days before his blockbuster bout with Anthony Joshua.