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How the Ukrainian factor denied two Nigerians heavyweight boxing glory

Photo credit: Getty Images It is no longer news that Anthony Joshua lost his world heavyweight boxing titles. That in losing to Oleksandr Usyk in what should have been a routine title defence, he surrendered all the belts -- the WBA, IBF WBO and IBO titles hitherto in his possession -- to his opponent.

  1 month ago ago
How the Ukrainian factor denied two Nigerians heavyweight boxing glory

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How Usyk's shocker ruined the ultimate heavyweight unification fight between Joshua and Fury

Photos credit: Tom Jenkins / The Observer Talk about putting a spanner in the works and the Oleksandr Usyk's shocking dethronement of Anthony Joshua as world's heavyweight boxing champion in London on Saturday night readily comes to mind. If the fight between Joshua and Usyk was meant to be a routine one in which the British-born Nigerian former champion needed an opponent to fight in a mandatory defence, events after a well fought encounter at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night has now proven to everyone that it was not.

  2 months ago ago
How Usyk's shocker ruined the ultimate heavyweight unification fight between Joshua and Fury

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WBA 0-6 ARS: Two Mistakes Mikel Arteta Avoided As Arsenal Won Their First Game Of The season

Arsenal got their first win of the season after a comfortable victory over West Bromwich Albion in the second round of the Carabao Cup. It was an overall impressive performance from Mikel Arteta's side. Here are two mistakes Mikel Arteta avoided as Arsenal got their first win of the season.

  3 months ago ago
WBA 0-6 ARS: Two Mistakes Mikel Arteta Avoided As Arsenal Won Their First Game Of The season

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WBA vs BIR: Match Prediction And Preview

West Bromwich Albion suffered their first Championship defeat just before the international break, and will be hoping to bounce back with a win when they play Birmingham City. Birmingham has 12 points after 11 games, while West Bromwich Albion, the hosts, is in second place with 22 points.

  1 month ago ago
WBA vs BIR: Match Prediction And Preview

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Why Anthony Joshua Should Not Go For A Rematch With Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua lost his WBA, WBO, and IBF belts to Oleksandr Usyk by an unanimous decision of the judges at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium last Saturday. Photo Credit: Arise News It was a bout that exposed many things about Anthony Joshua's vulnerability and his hidden weaknesses were laid bare for all to see in the bout that has all the trappings of a one-sided bout as reflected in the judges score card - 117-112, 116-112, and 115-113.

  2 months ago ago
Why Anthony Joshua Should Not Go For A Rematch With Oleksandr Usyk

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WBA 0-6 ARS: 3 Observations From The Match

Arsenal won their first game of the season, and it was a spectacular one, as they thrashed West Bromwich Albion 6-0 in the Carabao Cup yesterday. The Gunners have failed to score in each of their first two games. Mikel Arteta's side absolutely had to come back yesterday, and they did it brilliantly thanks to a hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and goals from Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka, and Alexandre Lacazette.

  3 months ago ago
WBA 0-6 ARS: 3 Observations From The Match

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Who wins Fury vs Wilder as they match to the ring on Saturday, October 9th.

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are set to face each other again for the third time on October 9, and the pairs from the previous two meetings have already generated numerous records. Fury remains the world's tallest champion, as overseen by the World Boxing Council (WBC), at 2.06 meters.

  1 month ago ago
Who wins Fury vs Wilder as they match to the ring on Saturday, October 9th.

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“I’ve Learnt My Lesson & Identified My Mistakes” -Anthony Joshua Says As He Prepares For A Rematch

Former BF, WBA and WBO champion Anthony Joshua, took to his official social media handle to inform his fans that he has identified his mistakes from his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, which has caused mixed reactions among his fans. Few days ago, Anthony Joshua lost his heavyweight title to Usyk, as there have being news of a rematch.

  2 months ago ago
“I’ve Learnt My Lesson & Identified My Mistakes” -Anthony Joshua Says As He Prepares For A Rematch

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Reactions As Anthony Joshua Finally Breaks Silence After The Second Defeat In His Career

Cc:- Anthony Joshua (@anthonyjoshua) • Instagram photos It is no longer news that popular British professional boxer, Anthony Olufemi Olaseni Joshua, had a second loss of his professional boxing career on the 25th of September 2021 after he was defeated by the 34 years old Ukrainian professional boxer, Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk.

  2 months ago ago
Reactions As Anthony Joshua Finally Breaks Silence After The Second Defeat In His Career

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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury in fresh war of words over anticipated fight

Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua has reiterated his desire to get on the ring against two-time world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury. Joshua, a WBO, WBA (Super) and IBF champion said a showdown with Fury is very important to him, adding that he needs it.

  2 months ago ago
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury in fresh war of words over anticipated fight

POLITICS

“Everything Buhari Touches...” Reno Omokri Trolls Buhari Over Anthony Joshua's Loss.

Ranging from political to sports affairs, Reno Omokri is no lover of President Buhari as he is always looking for ways to counter the Nigerian President, and taking advantage of Anthony Joshua's unexpected loss to Usyk, the one-time aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan has publicly made another ridiculous post about President Buhari concerning the loss of the Nigerian-British boxer.

  2 months ago ago
“Everything Buhari Touches...” Reno Omokri Trolls Buhari Over Anthony Joshua's Loss.

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I Give Praises to Jesus Christ- Usyk Speaks After Defeating Anthony Joshua.

Ukrainian fighter, Oleksand Usyk has insisted that there is nothing special about Anthony Joshua. This remark was made shortly after he defeated Anthony Joshua 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113. The tournament took place in the Tottenham stadium on Saturday night. Over 66 and 267 official attendance.

  2 months ago ago
I Give Praises to Jesus Christ- Usyk Speaks After Defeating Anthony Joshua.

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Anthony Joshua's Reign As IBF, WBA, And WBO Heavyweight Champion Comes To An End

The 31-year-old British boxer, Anthony Joshua, suffers unanimous points defeat by Oleksandr Usyk to lose the IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight titles. Anthony Joshua was defeated by a glorious display of skill from Oleksandr Usky in their pulsating world heavyweight championship fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.

  2 months ago ago
Anthony Joshua's Reign As IBF, WBA, And WBO Heavyweight Champion Comes To An End

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2 Things Anthony Joshua Must Be Proud Of To Have Achieved As A Professional Boxer

In this article, I will be showing you 2 major things that Anthony Joshua has achieved now that he is 32 years old. 1. Apart from Floyd Mayweather and others, Anthony Joshua has also invested his money wisely into a lot of things that will generate extra income for him and if you have noticed, you will discover that his clothes and fighting kits have his name and signature inscriptions on them.

  1 month ago ago
2 Things Anthony Joshua Must Be Proud Of To Have Achieved As A Professional Boxer

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"I Have Watched The Fight, Identified My Mistakes And I Have Learnt My Mistakes" -Joshua Says

Popular British fighter Anthony Joshua has taken to his official Instagram handle to appreciate his fans and people who have been reaching out to him ever since he was defeated by his opponent in the last fight he had. It is worthy of note that Anthony Joshua lost his WBA, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles to his opponent who is identified as Ukraine's Usyk.

  2 months ago ago

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WBA 0-6 ARS: 5 Things We Learnt As Mikel Arteta Won His First Game Of The Season

Arsenal got their first win of the season after they trashed West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns to advance to the next stage of the Carabao Cup. Here are five things we learnt as Mikel Arteta won his first game of the season. 1. Aubameyang needs to get more playing time this season.

  3 months ago ago
WBA 0-6 ARS: 5 Things We Learnt As Mikel Arteta Won His First Game Of The Season

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Anthony Joshua loses world heavy weight titles to Oleksandr Usyk

Usyk becomes the third man in history to hold titles at both the cruiserweight and heavyweight levels. Anthony Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion was ended abruptly by Oleksandr Usyk, the unbeaten Ukrainian putting on a dazzling display of skill to claim the IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO belts.

  2 months ago ago
Anthony Joshua loses world heavy weight titles to Oleksandr Usyk

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Manny Pacquiao retires from boxing to focus on Philippine presidency.

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing as he pursues Philippine presidency. Pacquiao, a Philippine senator who has been dividing his time between fighting and politics, made the announcement in a lenghty video posted on his official Facebook page. Manny Pacquiao who is planning to run for president in the 2022 Philippine general elections, said on Wednesday he was retiring from boxing to focus on the biggest fight in his political career.

  2 months ago ago
Manny Pacquiao retires from boxing to focus on Philippine presidency.

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WBA 0-6 ARS: 2 things we learnt from Arsenal's outstanding victory tonight

After two consecutive defeats in the Premier League, Arsenal finally grabbed their first win of the season tonight by thrashing West Bromwich Albion 6-0 at the Hawthorns. Gabonese International, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (2) and Nicolas Pepe got on the scoresheet in the first 45 minutes of the fixture to give the Gunners a well deserved 3-0 lead at half time.

  3 months ago ago
WBA 0-6 ARS: 2 things we learnt from Arsenal's outstanding victory tonight

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‘I had tough spars’, Anthony Joshua organized to overcome Usyk

Anthony Joshua has admitted to “doubt” at some point of agonizing sparring classes designed to strengthen his thoughts and body before combating Oleksandr Usyk. Joshua’s IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight titles are at stake towards Usyk on Saturday at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

  2 months ago ago
‘I had tough spars’, Anthony Joshua organized to overcome Usyk