‘Anthony Joshua would fight in my back garden’ – Eddie Hearn

Eddie Hearn in front of the boxing ring he has had constructed in his back garden – complete with canopy and spotlights World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will fight “anywhere, anytime”, says his promoter Eddie Hearn. The British boxer, 30,…

Joshua questions Fury’s fights’ quality

Anthony Joshua has said that Tyson Fury “hasn’t been in the deep end long enough” to be considered “intimidating”. Joshua criticised the amount of difficult fights that his fellow world heavyweight champion has battled through. He said at a Sky…

*Lekki Pastor in auto crash (Nation) *No confidence vote on Babalakin subsists until… – UNILAG ASUU (Vanguard)

Lekki Pastor in auto crash (Nation) A popular Lekki Pastor, Apostle Chris Omashola, who heads the Zionwealth Church, was on Saturday afternoon involved in a auto crash in Warri. His Special Assistant, Mr. Seun Adeyeye, in a terse statement, explained …

Heavyweight Jarrell Miller fails fourth drug test and pulled from comeback fight

Jarrell Miller has once again tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug and has been pulled from his comeback fight against Jerry Forrest on 9 July, Top Rank has confirmed. ESPN and Top Rank had placed the controversial heavyweight at the…

Joshua rejected massive $80m deal to fight wilder, says Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury has made the astonishing claim that Anthony Joshua rejected £64million ($80million) to fight Deontay Wilder. Fury, who praised Wilder in a wide-ranging interview, added that had Wilder faced Joshua he would have knocked out the British heavyweight. The…

*Lagos to open new isolation centres (DailyTrust) *Vehicles crush homeless man, pedestrian to death in Lagos (Punch)

Lagos to open new isolation centres (DailyTrust)  The Lagos State government has disclosed that two new isolation facilities in Yaba and Ikeja would be completed and opened next week for the management of COVID-19 patients in the state. Despite the…

*Rapist get 21 years imprisonment as court sentences robbers to death (Guardian) *Lagos mechanic burnt in gas explosion, NOHIL detains corpse (Punch)

Rapist get 21 years imprisonment as court sentences robbers to death (Guardian) Lagos State High Court, Igbosere on Wednesday sentenced two men, Williams Umoh Udoh and Ubong Lazarus Isaiah, to death for armed robbery in Lagos. The court sentenced Ubong…

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury agree to two fights – Eddie Hearn

British world heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to a two-fight deal, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Talks over an historic bout for the undisputed title began in early May. Joshua, 30, holds the WBA, IBF and WBO…

*Lagos Judiciary upgrades electronic filing system with E-Payment (Nation) *Melaye loses as tribunal affirms Adeyemi’s election (Punch)

Lagos Judiciary upgrades electronic filing system with E-Payment (Nation) The Lagos State Judiciary has upgraded its Electronic Filing System (EFS) through E-Payment. The new initiative is contained in a circular dated June 4, titled “Public Notice” and signed by the…

Anthony Joshua on crutches as he marches in Black Lives Matter protest

Anthony Joshua joined a Black Lives Matter protest in his hometown of Watford on Saturday afternoon, despite wearing a brace on his left leg and using crutches. The WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion, wearing a black hoodie bearing the…

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