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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