JOSHUA VS MILLER HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING FIGHT IN JEOPARDY OVER FAILED DRUG TEST

Heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has tested positive to the banned substance GW1516 ahead of his scheduled challenge of unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua, three sources with knowledge have revealed. The fight is scheduled to take place on June 1 (DAZN) at Madison Square Garden in New York and to serve as the American debut for England’s Joshua, but it is now in jeopardy because of Miller’s positive test. The test results, which came to light on Tuesday, were from a random Voluntary Anti-Doping Association-conducted urine test Miller submitted…

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THIS NIGERIAN FEMALE BOXER IS FEARED BY HER COLLEAGUES IN THE US, READ WHY, SEE PIX

Nigerian Helen Joseph ‘feared’ By American Female Boxers (pic) by ijustdey: 11:39am Helen Joseph Nigerian-born female boxer, Helen Joseph, popularly known as “The Iron Lady” has challenged her counterparts in the United States to a fight, saying she is ready to knock out her competition. The former IBF champion in the featherweight division said during a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Consul General in New York, Mr Benayaogha Okoyen, that she wanted to put Nigeria on the world female boxing map. Joseph, also nicknamed “The Princess of Africa” in her boxing world, had…

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ANTHONY JOSHUA OPENS UP ON KUBRAT PULEV CHALLENGE

Britain’s Anthony Joshua said on Monday he is looking forward to showcasing the lessons he learned from his stunning win over Wladimir Klitschko when he puts his world heavyweight title on the line. Joshua, 27, will face his IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria under a closed roof at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on October 28 after his hopes of a Las Vegas rematch with Klitschko were ended by the Ukrainian’s retirement. Joshua won the brutal Wembley clash in April by an 11th-round stoppage after being knocked down earlier in…

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JEFF HORNS UPSETS MANNY PACQUAIO TO CLAIM WBO BOXING WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

Jeff Horn produced one of the biggest upsets in Australian boxing history, after defeating Manny Pacquiao to claim the WBO welterweight world title in Brisbane. Horn, who is a school teacher, earned a unanimous points victory despite Pacquiao landing more punches over 12 rounds at the Suncorp Stadium. The result sheets read 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113. Horn has now improved his record to 18-0-1. It remains to be seen how defeat will affect Pacquiao. Before the fight, his trainer Freddie Roach, admitted he would ask the Filipino to retire if…

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