Latest Anthony Joshua News

Sister of man imprisoned in Saudi Arabia writes to Hamilton

Dec. 02, 2021 10:59 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The sister of a man who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia is asking seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton to help save her brother's life. Zeinab Abu Al-Kheir told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that Hamilton's declaration two...

Fury stops Wilder in 11th in another heavyweight thriller

Oct. 10, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After three fights featuring nine combined knockdowns and a wealth of unforgettable moments, Tyson Fury finally ended his epic heavyweight rivalry with Deontay Wilder with one last valedictory punch. Fury got up from the canvas twice in the fourth round...

Tyson Fury promises knockout finish to epic Wilder trilogy

Oct. 08, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury understands that the most memorable boxers are also talented promoters, and he has sold his heavyweight trilogy finale against Deontay Wilder with a showman's flair. The unbeaten British champion has taunted and tweaked Wilder throughout the...

No more excuses: Deontay Wilder rejuvenated for Fury finale

Oct. 07, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

World champion boxers have reacted to their first career losses in all sorts of dramatic ways while they scramble to cope after their mental armor of invincibility is punctured. Some fire their longtime trainers. Others make unbelievable, outlandish excuses. Nearly all...

New champ Usyk heads for simple life, Joshua eyes rematch

Sep. 26, 2021 06:11 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua was walking back to his dressing room, dazed, bedraggled — he could barely see out of his right eye — with sympathetic shouts coming from the crowd of 66,000 who’d just seen British boxing’s national treasure lose his world heavyweight titles again. ...

Dominant Usyk ends Joshua's 2nd reign as heavyweight champ

Sep. 25, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Slumped helplessly on the ropes, Anthony Joshua greeted the final bell — and what he knew was the end of his second reign as world heavyweight champion — with a wry smile. Oleksandr Usyk knew it, too, dropping to his knees and looking to the sky. ...

Oleksandr Usyk ends Anthony Joshua’s second reign as world heavyweight champion with unanimous points win

Sep. 25, 2021 18:16 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk ends Anthony Joshua’s second reign as world heavyweight champion with unanimous points win.