On June 1, Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles against Brooklyn-born Jarrell Miller at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. The fight was announced last despite no official confirmation - yet - of Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder's anticipated rematch. Tickets to the bout - which will see Joshua fight outside of the UK for the first time in his career - go on general sale this evening. The fight will also be shown live on pay-per-view channel Sky Sports Box Office. TV The fight will be available to watch online through this link or by accessing it on Sky Box Office through your Sky box. Tickets Promoter Eddie Hearn was delighted at the response to pre-purchase last Friday. He said: "We know that AJ is a huge box office hit in the UK. But to break the pre-sale record at the iconic Madison Square Garden is astounding." General Sale tickets go on sale at 5PM GMT today, February 19 , via the American StubHub and the Madison Square Garden website … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Jarrell Miller: flights, tickets and TV times
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Former Love Island star, Josh Denzel, has tipped Anthony Joshua for a stint on the show in 2019. Josh, who appeared on this year's installment of the reality show, told fans to "watch this space", while posing in a picture with the boxing heavyweight. The sports journalist, teased fans on Instagram by suggesting that Anthony could be on next year's show. He wrote: "Merry Christmas ya filthy animals. "What a way to end the year, ringside at the boxing with the big man. (Love Island 2019 watch this space)." Fans of the show were in shock after Josh's revelation, with some commenting that this is the 'best Christmas gift'. Instagram One wrote: "That would be like having all your Christmases at once." And another said: "This is the highlight of my week." The snap was taken at London's O2 arena after a boxing match on Christmas Eve. Josh cut a dapper figure as he wore a baseball cap, while Anthony looked equally as sharp in an all black ensemble. Read More Top news stories The former … [Read more...] about Ex contestant hints at Anthony Joshua joining Love Island in 2019
At this time of the year we tend to reflect on the events of the past year and look to what the next 12 months may have in store for us. My column this week looks at my three biggest sporting highlights of 2018 and looks forward to what’s to come in 2019. READ MORE Last week's column: A Champions League to cherishEngland on the right track The revival of our national football team under Gareth Southgate has been a long time coming, but some excellent World Cup performances coupled with qualification for the Nations League finals next summer show we are on the right road at last. Gareth has created a real team spirit amongst a very talented group of players which I’m sure will deliver something special in the next few years.... perhaps Jose Mourinho could take a tip or two from Gareth’s leadership style?British cycling domination In Sports Personality of the Year Geraint Thomas we have yet another British winner of the world’s toughest bike race, the Tour … [Read more...] about Paul Stewart column: My 2018 sporting highlights and predictions for next year
By Luke Reddy BBC Sport 7 Dec From the section Boxing Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/46479278 Read more about sharing. Anthony Joshua's number one target for his 13 April Wembley Stadium fight is "without a doubt" a unification bout with Deontay Wilder, says promoter Eddie Hearn.WBC world heavyweight champion Wilder, 33, shared a controversial draw with Tyson Fury in Los Angeles on Saturday.Fury's promoter Frank Warren says both parties want a rematch and his fighter is pushing for it to be in the UK."Wilder is our absolute first and golden choice," Hearn said. "Anthony will then become undisputed champion and then I think it's only right Fury gets his shot as well."In a BBC Radio 5 live boxing special on a heavyweight landscape that commentator Mike Costello believes will turn into a … [Read more...] about Wilder v Fury II? Wilder v Joshua? Joshua v Fury? What next for heavyweight division?
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have both made clear their post-fight desire: stepping into the ring with Anthony Joshua. Fury and Wilder face off in Los Angeles on Sunday night for the American's WBC heavyweight title at the Staples Center, with both boasting unbeaten records. KO king Wilder - who has 39 knockouts in 40 fights - steps in for his eighth title defence against the lineal heavyweight champion, with Fury having never been defeated in the ring. The Gypsy King enters as a major underdog in his quest to become a two-time champ, and both are eyeing Joshua and potentially unifying the division. If Fury wins, then a mandatory rematch will take place where Wilder would have the chance to regain the belt. But if Wilder emerges victorious, then he would be on course for a huge clash with Joshua, who has Wembley Stadium reserved for April 13 and insists "there would be no reason for us not to fight.” However, that doesn't mean that Joshua will be taking in the action from LA … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua reveals his plans for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight