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Eddie Hearn reacted angrily when Anthony Joshua unfollowed him on social media. The former world heavyweight champion made headlines when he unfollowed his promoter on all social media platforms. Anthony Joshua, the former world heavyweight champion, famously unfollowed his promoter Eddie Hearn – but the Matchroom Boxing boss is unconcerned. As part of a ‘cull’ to reduce the number of accounts he follows on Instagram and Twitter, Joshua decided to unfollow Hearn on all social media platforms. The 32-year-old has pared it down to the bare essentials, following only 25 Instagram accounts and 20 Twitter accounts, with sponsors taking up…

An opponent of ex-Anthony Joshua hits an MMA fighter in a KO that is akin to “attempted murder.” Kubrat Pulev was in the ring with Anthony Joshua last year, but when he faced Frank Mir, he was involved in a horrifying bout that was described to “attempted murder.” Fans were scared when Kubrat Pulev knocked Frank Mir out on his feet as the referee refused to halt the action immediately. The knockout and following lack of activity were so surprising that one Twitter user compared the fight to “attempted murder.” Mir was struck by Pulev with a vicious right-hook that…

Anthony Joshua has plummeted to No. 5 in the heavyweight rankings after losing his championships. Anthony Joshua is now ranked No. 5 in the heavyweight category after losing his championships. Anthony Joshua has slipped in the heavyweight rankings as a result of his loss against Oleksandr Usyk. Anthony Joshua has plummeted to No. 5 in the WBA heavyweight rankings after losing to Oleksandr Usyk in September. Joshua was soundly defeated by Usyk two months ago in front of 65,000 fans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in AJ’s hometown, when the Ukrainian put on a boxing masterclass to win on points.…

Tyson Fury dismisses Anthony Joshua as a “mug.” Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua aren’t friends, with the Gypsy King criticizing AJ for comments he made about his heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder. Anthony Joshua has been dubbed a “mug” by Tyson Fury after AJ claimed Deontay Wilder “lacked a game plan” in his defeat to the Gypsy King. Fury, 33, retained his heavyweight title by knocking out Wilder in the 11th round of their trilogy bout in October. Over a month after the fight in Las Vegas, Joshua has shared his thoughts on the fight, claiming that his fellow…

Three possible opponents for Tyson Fury’s next fight, with Anthony Joshua getting a chance. COLUMN BY FRANK WARREN: The hall-of-fame promoter discusses Tyson Fury’s plans, who he might face next, and why he doesn’t feel sorry for Dillian Whyte having to wait for a shot at the WBC title. Tyson Fury will return to the ring in February or March, and we’re working hard to find him a match. While Dillian Whyte is in arbitration with the sanctioning body, Tyson is free to defend his WBC heavyweight title against whomever he wants. Who knows how long that will take, so…

Tyson Fury’s promoter issues an ultimatum to Anthony Joshua regarding Oleksandr Usyk and announces the Gypsy King’s next bout date. TYSON FURY wants to fight again as soon as February, and he’ll choose his next opponent after Oleksandr Usyk’s future is decided. Bob Arum, Fury’s promoter, has stated that fighting Usyk for the undisputed title is their favored option. However, following his loss to the Ukrainian, Anthony Joshua chose to exercise his right to a rematch immediately away. Arum is still optimistic. AJ may be persuaded to move aside and allow Fury to face Usyk, but in the unlikely event…

Dele Alli and Eric Dier, Lewis Hamilton and Neymar, and Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku are some of the most famous sporting bromances. PERMIT ME TO TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT MY BEST FRIEND… Isn’t it no surprise that the world’s biggest sports players need someone to lean on from time to time, given that they’re under pressure to perform at their best at the highest level? Some even manage to create bromances, lavishing public and social media attention on one another, much to their own supporters’ delight. But it’s these sporting superstars who have us wanting to wrap our…

According to Eddie Hearn, Canelo Alvarez might join Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua in the HEAVYWEIGHT division. Canelo Alvarez, the pound-for-pound king, may move up to HEAVYWEIGHT in the future, according to boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. The 31-year-old Mexican recently defeated IBF super-middleweight champion Caleb Plant to claim the title of undisputed king of the 168-pound division. Canelo has also won championships in the light-middleweight, middleweight, and light-heavyweight divisions. The WBC scheduled a bout between Alvarez and champion Ilunga Makabu on Thursday, shocking the sport with the idea of him moving up to cruiserweight. In 30 battles, the 34-year-old Congolese…

Eddie Hearn claims Anthony Joshua is only thinking about the Usyk rematch and not Tyson Fury. Anthony Joshua will reclaim his heavyweight world titles in his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk, according to Eddie Hearn. In September, the 32-year-old British boxer lost his belts to Usyk in a thrilling match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. However, Joshua and Hearn have since activated a rematch clause, with AJ set to face Usyk in early 2019. “AJ is already in camp physically and mentally for the Usyk rematch, and it’s all he’s thought about since the first fight,” Hearn told Sky Sports. “I have…

Eddie Hearn claims Canelo Alvarez could move up to the HEAVYWEIGHT division to fight Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn claims that pound-for-pound superstar Canelo Alvarez could move up to HEAVYWEIGHT in the future. The 31-year-old Mexican recently defeated IBF super-middleweight champion Caleb Plant to claim the title of undisputed king of the 168-pound division. Canelo also holds titles in the weight classes of light-middleweight, middleweight, and light-heavyweight. The WBC ordered a fight between Alvarez and champion Ilunga Makabu on Thursday, shocking the sport with the possibility of him moving up to cruiserweight. In 30 fights, the…

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