Anthony Joshua rules out Mike Tyson fight: ‘People would boo’

Anthony Joshua is not interested in fighting Mike Tyson if the former heavyweight champion does make a comeback, because he thinks no one would want to see him win. Tyson, 53, is plotting a return to the ring after working…

*Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of Regional Road (Nation) *Flight restrictions cost Lagos airport over N15b in revenue (Guardian)

Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of Regional Road (Nation) On Saturday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of the long-awaited Regional Road in Lekki region, a critical infrastructure proposed in the Lekki-Epe master plan aimed at decongesting traffic gridlocks in…

‘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…

thisislagos.ng is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. thisislagos.ng will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. thisislagos.ng covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!
Categories