Tyson Fury claims he has offer on the table to fight Mike Tyson

Tyson Fury claims he’s received an offer to fight Mike Tyson ahead of the 53-year-old’s return to boxing and would be willing to stage an exhibition bout against Iron Mike. Tyson retired in 2005 but has been sparring again after…

*Man rejected by Lagos hospital over COVID-19 fear dies (Punch) *WARIF takes COVID-19, sexual violence awareness to rural communities (Guardian)

Man rejected by Lagos hospital over COVID-19 fear dies (Punch) A man, identified simply as Joel, has lost his life after he was allegedly refused treatment by the Isolo General Hospital in Lagos State over fear of being a COVID-19…

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…

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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