Tag: IBF

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Kell Brook has targeted a December showdown with Amir Khan

KELL BROOK has targeted a December showdown with Amir Khan after climbing back from ‘rock-bottom’. Brook has not boxed since he lost his IBF world title to Erroll Spence at his beloved Bramall Lane on May 27. The Sheffield ace says the defeat convinced him to hang up his gloves and he was already planning […]

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James DeGale — ready to win IBF belt back ‘in a couple of months’

It looks as though James DeGale could seal a rematch with Caleb Truax in the spring after the Londoner began training hard for his redemption attempt. The 31 year-old lost for the first time since 2011 when going down to a shock point loss against the American, looking sluggish and being hit far too often […]

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Joshua vs. Wilder is one of the biggest fights to be made in the sport of boxing

Holyfield Explains Why He is Leaning To Joshua Over Wilder Four time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield appears to be leaning to IBF, IBO, WBA Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) to overcome the challenge of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs). (Photo by Mark Robinson) Joshua vs. Wilder is one of the biggest fights […]

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Anthony Joshua to make first defence of IBF title in June

NEWLY-CROWNED IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will make his first title defence on 25 June in London against an as-yet unnamed opponent. The 26-year-old British fighter produced a routine second-round knockout of American Charles Martin to claim the title earlier this month in his 16th professional fight and will return to London’s O2 Arena […]