Quigg wins chance to go for featherweight title

[ad_1] LONDON — Former junior featherweight world titleholder Scott Quigg and Viorel Simion put on a rough, grind-it-out fight, but in the end Quigg prevailed by unanimous decision in their featherweight world title eliminator on Saturday night at sold-out Wembley Stadium. Fighting on the undercard of the megafight between heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua and […]

Watching Joshua-Klitschko from a bar in London

[ad_1] LONDON — They chewed their nails, gesticulated and shouted encouragement at heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua in the ring as he fought for the WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles against Wladimir Klitschko. They whooped, whistled and chanted in delight, too, as the British boxer eventually got the better of his opponent; they even applauded […]

Joshua rallies to stop Klitschko in 11th round

[ad_1] LONDON — The young lion roared in a great fight. Anthony Joshua, now the face of the heavyweight division, persevered through some very difficult moments but retained his world title — and won a vacant belt to boot — in dramatic fashion. He did so by getting off the mat and knocking out former […]

Joshua keeps knockdown streak going

[ad_1] Anthony Joshua was knocked down for the first time in his professional career but maintained his perfect knockout percentage in defeating Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday in London. Stats & Info recaps the fight, in which Joshua retained the IBF heavyweight title and won the vacant WBA heavyweight title. Joshua wins by knockout again Joshua […]

Things we learned from Joshua-Klitschko

[ad_1] 10:16 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show LONDON — Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko by TKO in the eleventh round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight title and add a […]