‘I would love to see it’: Joshua backs Mike Tyson’s comeback at 53

Anthony Joshua has admitted he would ‘love to see’ former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson make a comeback. The 53-year-old has caused quite the stir in the boxing world having recently teased a potential return to the ring. Tyson’s talk…

*22-year-old COVID-19 pregnant woman delivers twins at LUTH (Vanguard) *Lady, whose death was announced by friends, resurfaces (Punch)

22-year-old COVID-19 pregnant woman delivers twins at LUTH (Vanguard) The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH has delivered another pregnant woman diagnosed with COVID-19 of twins. The delivery brings the total number of babies delivered at the LUTH isolation centre to…

Every detail of Eddie Hearn’s £1m plan to stage championship boxing in his 15-acre garden

Eddie Hearn has revealed plans to bring boxing back to the UK by staging championship fights on his 15-acre estate in Essex. Boxing has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control since March amid the coronavirus pandemic and…

Joshua title defence won’t take place before October – Promoter

Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev will be pushed back until at least October because of the coronavirus crisis, his promoter said on Thursday. Britain’s Joshua was originally scheduled to fight the Bulgarian at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium…

Mike Tyson snubs Joshua, names top five boxers

Mike Tyson named Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in his top five favourite current boxers but didn’t include two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Fury, who recently claimed the WBC heavyweight title in a rematch with Wilder, has always earned the…

*Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) *253 Nigerians evacuated from UK arrive Lagos (Guardian)

Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Creek Road from Mr Biggs to Warehouse road junction in Apapa area of the state, for construction. The State Ministry of Transportation, in…

Pulev vows to ruin ‘coward’ Joshua’s dream fight with Fury

Kubrat Pulev has labelled Anthony Joshua “afraid” and a “coward” – and promised to destroy his hopes of an undisputed title fight with Tyson Fury, reports Skysports. Mandatory challenger, Pulev, is contracted to be Joshua’s next opponent in an IBF,…

Tyson Fury explains why Deontay Wilder is tougher than Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury maintains that Deontay Wilder was a tougher opponent than Anthony Joshua would be. The Gypsy King stopped the Bronze Bomber when the two faced off for a second time in Las Vegas back in February. Fury forced Wilder’s…

*Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) *Customers besiege banks in Abuja, Lagos as lockdown eases (DailyTrust)

Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) gallery of a commercial bank in Onipanu area of Lagos State yesterday was immediately deserted after a man on the queue slumped causing panic as many…

Tyson Fury’s promoter sends subtle message to Deontay Wilder over Anthony Joshua talks

Tyson Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum has confirmed that talks to host a heavyweight unification fight between the Gypsy King and Anthony Joshua have taken place, while he has urged all parties to behave like ‘adults’ to find a solution. Fury…

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