Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder III will not happen in 2020 as Briton plans home fight in December

Tyson Fury says he has “moved on” from facing Deontay Wilder for a third time in December and will instead be “coming home” to fight. Fury, 32, won the WBC world heavyweight title from Wilder in February following a draw…

Wilder to go ahead with third Fury fight as Whyte waits for WBC title shot

Deontay Wilder has dismissed any lingering doubts about the third fight against Tyson Fury, which means Dillian Whyte must wait until early next year for his WBC title shot, reports skysports.com. The American heavyweight had a clause in his contract…

*LASTMA official stabs lover, kills self in Lagos (Vanguard) *Teenager gang-raped by four men tests positive for COVID-19 (Punch)

LASTMA official stabs lover, kills self in Lagos (Vanguard) An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Emmanuel Mekuri, allegedly stabbed his lover and himself during a fight in their apartment at Zoo area of Araromi, Morogbo area…

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…

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…

‘No chance’ of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder going behind closed doors, says Frank Warren

Boxing must “avoid being left behind” amid the coronavirus pandemic but there is “no chance” of bouts like Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder going behind closed doors, promoter Frank Warren says. Warren was speaking after details emerged of the British…

*Lagos returns to normalcy with gridlock, market reopening (Guardian) *Lagos police arraign 325 curfew violators (DailyTrust)

Lagos returns to normalcy with gridlock, market reopening (Guardian) Wednesday was Day Three into the gradual ease of the lockdown announced by President Muhammadu Buhari, but the gridlock encountered in all arteries of Lagos State was a return to the…

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…

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