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Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker: ‘Only superhuman effort can stop me becoming undisputed champion’, says British star

Anthony Joshua believes it will take a superhuman effort for Joseph Parker to stop him from becoming undisputed world heayweight champion. Joshua will put his WBA and IBF belts on the line as he looks to add the New Zealander’s WBO strap to his collection in the second ever bout between two undefeated champions at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on March 31. Parker’s promoter David Higgins brought up Joshua’s ‘weak chin’ during Tuesday’s London press conference, something he admitted as a ploy to land the mouth-watering clash, but the…

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Anthony Russo’s “In the Hole”

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Anthony Joshua & Joseph Parker close to confirming heavyweight fight

Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight unification fight against Joseph Parker of New Zealand is poised to be confirmed. The Briton, 28, holds the IBF and WBA belts, while Parker, due in London this weekend, is the WBO champion. Reports suggest the fight will take place on 31 March, at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium Joshua then plans to challenge WBC holder Deontay Wilder – no fighter has held all four belts simultaneously. Parker’s representative David Higgins has been in the UK since Monday to conclude negotiations and a news conference is expected next…

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'Unbelievable progress' – Sports Personality contender Anthony Joshua

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Anthony Joshua. Age: 28 Sport: Boxing Year in a nutshell Defeated Wladimir Klitschko with an 11th-round stoppage in a gripping fight watched by a post-war record crowd of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in April. The Watford-born fighter retained…

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Joseph Parker’s promoter attacks Anthony Joshua: “Sort your s*** out!”

David Higgins, promoter of WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, has ripped into Anthony Joshua and told him to “sort your s*** out” during negotiations for their potential heavyweight unification. Higgins expressed his frustration and bemusement at the fact Joshua is yet to accept the fight with Parker despite the fact he has publicly been offered 65% of the pot and a rematch clause. “Global heavyweight unifications happen once every ten years or less, the last undisputed champion was Lennox Lewis,” Higgins explained to talkSPORT.com. “He [Joshua] is quoted as saying: ‘I’m…

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Kyle Sandilands shows off diamond he'll use to propose to Imogen Anthony

After six years together, an engagement is just around the corner for Kyle Sandilands and Imogen Anthony. Speaking to Fairfax Media on the red carpet of the ARIA Awards 2017, the KIIS 1065 presenter, 46, said he will get on bended knee “soon” and will propose “with one of those” pointing to a diamond choker around 26-year-old Anthony’s neck worth $ 2.2 million. Kyle Sandilands will propose to his girlfriend of six years, Imogen Anthony, with a diamond from the chocker she wore at the ARIAs worth $ 2.2 million. Photo:…

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Manchester United v Brighton stats preview: The omens look good for the Red Devils and Anthony Martial

You can listen to Manchester United v Brighton live on talkSPORT2 on Saturday November 25 from 3pm (GMT). After a defeat to Basel in the Champions League this week, Jose Mourinho will be hell bent on victory at Old Trafford. The Red Devils, who bounced back from a Premier League loss to Chelsea with a 4-1 victory over Newcastle United, now face a Brighton side who are coping well with the rigours of top-flight football. Omens, though, appear good for Mourinho’s men, with the statistics pointing to a home win….

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