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Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin: world heavyweight title fight – live!

Updates from Wembley with ring walks from 10pm BSTJoshua faces biggest threat yet against Russian challengerEmail Rob or tweet him with your thoughts 9.09pm BST Joshua reckons he’ll have to bully Povetkin and break him down round by round, and the cons…

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder set 1 December date for world title fight

• WBC heavyweight bout likely to be held in Las Vegas• Fury tells Wilder he is ‘in big trouble’ in Instagram videoTyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have agreed a date for their much-anticipated meeting, and will contest the WBC heavyweight world title on 1…

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury: Fight confirmed for 1 December

The fight between WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will take place on 1 December.

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Fighters returning after doping bans an absolute disgrace – Bellew

It is an “absolute disgrace” that boxers convicted of doping are allowed back into the ring after serving their bans, says Tony Bellew.

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Anthony Joshua dominance under biggest threat yet in Alexander Povetkin title fight | Kevin Mitchell

Four-belt world heavyweight champion knows he must be on his ‘A game’ at Wembley on Saturday against the Russian challengerThe prospect of defeat simultaneously excites and frightens Anthony Joshua, as it does most boxers. But it is different for heavy…

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Joshua v Povetkin – fight schedule and undercard

Fight schedule and undercard for Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title defence against Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin: Costello and Bunce assess the ‘new Joshua’

Pressure, frustration and everything on the line for Anthony Joshua, who fights Alexander Povetkin with a chance to become “the biggest draw in boxing history”.

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Povetkin opts for solid defence amid verbal jousting before Joshua bout

• Minder and interpreter interrupt reply on Russia’s Wada’s ban• Povetkin suggests Briton feels more pressure in home fightAlexander Povetkin, the quietest of Russian bears, slips verbal punches about his president – not to mention the controversial re…

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Povetkin opts for solid defence amid verbal jousting before Joshua bout

• Minder and interpreter interrupt reply on Russia’s Wada’s ban• Povetkin suggests Briton feels more pressure in home fightAlexander Povetkin, the quietest of Russian bears, slips verbal punches about his president – not to mention the controversial re…

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I feel loads of pressure going into Povetkin bout – Joshua

Anthony Joshua believes a shot at his world titles “means everything” to Alexander Povetkin ahead of Saturday’s fight.

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Anthony Joshua: My body has been broken and rebuilt

Anthony Joshua says his body has been broken down and rebuilt for his latest world heavyweight title defence against Alexander Povetkin.

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‘We can both dig deep’: Anthony Joshua ready to fight Alexander Povetkin – video

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has said he expects a tough title defence on Saturday when he faces Russian challenger Alexander Povetkin in front of home support at London’s Wembley stadium. After negotiations to set up a unification …

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Anthony Joshua: Gym-goers try to match world heavyweight champion’s workout

Three gym-going lads try to match the impressive workouts of world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Could you do any better?

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Anthony Joshua’s next opponent could be Dillian Whyte, says Eddie Hearn

• Talks have broken down with prime target Deontay Wilder• Joshua faces Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on SaturdayDillian Whyte is being lined up as Anthony Joshua’s next opponent in April after the promoter Eddie Hearn said that a long-anticipated supe…

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Larry Fink’s black and white boxing photography – in pictures

In examining the tough and unsentimental subculture of boxing, Larry Fink’s photographs capture everything from rowdy rings to overheated locker rooms and all of the characters that inhabit them. His work is currently on show at the Philadelphia Museum…

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Anthony Joshua marked out of 10 before Alexander Povetkin bout

Athlete, pupil, businessman, celebrity – how is Anthony Joshua rated by his associates?

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