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George Groves questions Chris Eubank Jr’s pedigree after ‘old man’ taunts

George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr traded verbal howitzers in a fractious press conference ahead of February’s super-middleweight world title fight For the best part of an hour George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr went at it, trading barbs...Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua leads way as Sports Personality of the Year nominees revealed

• Lewis Hamilton, Chris Froome and Johanna Konta also nominated • No rugby players or male cricketers on 12-strong Spoty shortlist The heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua heads a 12-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality ofShow More Summary

Sergey Kovalev rebounds with swift TKO to capture light heavyweight belt

Kovalev destroys Vyacheslav Shabranskyy for WBO light heavyweight title ‘Krusher’ scores three knockdowns before stopping opponent in second Kovalev, 34, wins back belt that Andre Ward surrendered when he retired The Krusher is back....Show More Summary

Nicola Adams: ‘I can’t start a family while I’m still boxing. But it’s something I’d like to do’

The double Olympic champion on early family battles, the psychology of the ring, and the two women who have been the bedrock of her life A tracksuited Nicola Adams walks into 34 Mayfair in the West End of London much in the way you’ve...Show More Summary

James Toney: I should’ve knocked Donald Trump’s head off and saved the world lots of trouble

Twenty-six years after their first meeting Donald McRae catches up again with his favourite boxer as the outspoken 49-year-old former world champion prepares for an exhibition fight in Bristol before embarking on a career as a bounty...Show More Summary

Aiba’s Wu Ching-kuo steps down amid financial mismanagement allegations

• Wu suspended last month but investigation set to be dropped• Franco Falcinelli, currentlyAiba’s senior vice-president, to take over The suspended leader of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has announced he is stepping down amid allegations of financial mismanagement but remarkably will be named as the organisation’s honorary president. Show More Summary

David Haye’s rematch with Tony Bellew postponed due to arm injury

• Haye suffered injury to biceps during training for 17 December bout• Promoters hoping to reschedule fight for 24 March or 5 May David Haye has been forced to postpone his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his biceps during training. Show More Summary

Anthony Ogogo: ‘I’d cut my leg off to box again. One more surgery and I’ll be back’ | Donald McRae

After a bronze medal at London 2012 and a successful start to his professional career the boxer’s life fell apart following a devastating eye injury in 2016 from which he is determined to recover Anthony Ogogo has been an Olympic bronze medallist, a model and a participant on Strictly Come Dancing. Show More Summary

Daniel Jacobs shows his class and puts Billy Joe Saunders fight in the frame | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearn’s American middleweight put Golovkin defeat behind him by outpointing Luís Arias and Hearn will have some negotiating to do if Frank Warren’s Saunders wins in Canada next month Eddie Hearn’s invasion of America was not quite...Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in 2018, says Eddie Hearn

• Promoter claims talks over heavyweight bout will start immediately• Joshua taunts Wilder, Tyson Fury and Joshua Parker via Twitter Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in what would be a mouth-watering heavyweight clash in 2018, the British fighter’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has insisted. Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua warns Deontay Wilder any fight will be ‘on my terms’

• Promoter Eddie Hearn will make an offer to WBC heavyweight champion• Wilder has accused Hearn of delaying negotiations for potential match-up Anthony Joshua has warned Deontay Wilder they will fight on “my terms” after revealing Eddie Hearn will make an offer to the WBC heavyweight champion. Show More Summary

Deontay Wilder gives hope of new heavyweight era with Anthony Joshua | Kevin Mitchell

Bermane Stiverne dishonoured boxing’s most important crown when destroyed by the American and with a lack of contenders the sport needs Joshua v Wilder The good news is that Deontay Wilder is making all the right “Bomb Squad” noisesShow More Summary

Deontay Wilder 'declares war' on Joshua after one-round destruction of Stiverne

Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) stops Stiverne in sixth defense of WBC title belt Alabaman hopeful for unification bout with Britain’s Anthony Joshua Deontay Wilder’s sixth defense of the WBC heavyweight title played out as expected – and then...Show More Summary

Deontay Wilder v Bermane Stiverne II: WBC heavyweight championship – live!

Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) makes sixth defense of WBC heavyweight title Send Bryan a tweet at @BryanAGraham or email him 1.09am GMT Bryan will be here shortly. In the meantime, why not look back on Kevin Mitchell’s assessment of the heavyweight division. Related: Anthony Joshua ‘needs to have a thrill – and boxing fans need it too’ Continue reading...

Sports quiz of the week: Anthony Joshua, the Queen and a 'boring, big-nose fart'

Who celebrated twice? Which two are on top? And why are people off pizza? • Who are the Premier League clubs’ all-time top goalscorers? Tyson Fury says he wants to make a comeback against Anthony Joshua in "the biggest fight ever". Who...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: Notorious review – fly-on-the-wall portrait pulls punches

The Irish mixed martial arts superstar emerges as an immensely charismatic sporting peacock in Gavin Fitzgerald’s rather one-sided documentary The Irish fighter Conor McGregor is credited as an executive producer on this documentary about his rise from out-of-work Dublin plumber to mixed martial arts superstar. Show More Summary

Tyson Fury says fight with Anthony Joshua would resemble Ali v Foreman

• Bout between the unbeaten pair continues to gather momentum• Fury still waiting for final ruling from UK Anti-Doping on drugs ban Tyson Fury believes a bout between himself and Anthony Joshua would resemble Muhammad Ali’s ’Rumble in the Jungle’ with George Foreman. Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua ‘needs to have a thrill – and boxing fans need it too’

• Carlos Takam dispatched by Briton who lacks credible opponents• Heavyweight does not want to be deemed as going through the motions Anthony Joshua, who may one day rank alongside Lennox Lewis as Britain’s greatest heavyweight, admits he “needs a thrill” to inspire him on a journey that could have a decade and a dozen fights yet to run. Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua retains titles and 100% record with win over Carlos Takam – video

Following his 10th-round TKO victory over the stand-in Carlos Takam, WBA, IBO and IBF heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua responded to a question about fans booing the stoppage by saying: 'people want to see the fighters I am fighting...Show More Summary

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig review – the flawed lord of the ring

This exhaustive biography doesn’t shy away from the great boxer’s philandering and questionable views, and shines new light on his cognitive decline No sportsman’s life has been more chronicled than Muhammad Ali’s, or it certainly feels that way. Show More Summary

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