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Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Sports
AMERICAN BOY Promoter Eddie Hearn hinted that the Brit will defend his unified heavyweight titles at Madison Square Garden this summer Promoter Eddie Hearn has dropped a massive hint suggesting Anthony Joshua’s next opponent will be Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller. With several top contenders complaining of being low-balled by the heavyweight champion’s team, it seems a fight against the undefeated American beckons for Joshua. Eddie Hearn is keen to turn Joshua into a global superstar The unified world heavyweight champion has not fought since blasting out Alexander Povetkin in September at Wembley. Although a unification fight with Deontay Wilder was being lined up for April 13 at the 90,000-seater stadium, the American is ...
Dame June Whitfield, star of Absolutely Fabulous, dies aged 93

Dame June Whitfield, star of Absolutely Fabulous, dies aged 93

Entertainment
Dame June Whitfield - celebrated for her comic roles in BBC sitcom Terry and June and cult favourite Absolutely Fabulous - has died aged 93.The London-born actress was a regular fixture on TV and radio for six decades, starring in Carry On films, Hancock's Half Hour, and even Friends.At 89, she appeared in EastEnders as Sister Ruth, a nun with a secret about Kat Slater. At 92, she was made a dame.Her agent said she died peacefully on Friday night. June Whitfield: A life in picturesTributes to her long and successful career in comedy are being made on Twitter.Julia Sawalha, who played her strait-laced granddaughter in Absolutely Fabulous, said Whitfield had been a "great source of inspiration" to her as a young actress but was "far too humble to accept my ...
Tony Awards gala to take place June 9 at Radio City Music Hall

Tony Awards gala to take place June 9 at Radio City Music Hall

Entertainment
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony honoring excellence in Broadway theater is scheduled to take place at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on June 9. The ceremony will air live on CBS. Nominations for the prizes are to be revealed on April 30. A host for the gala has not yet been named. Singer-songwriters Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles presided over the 2018 event when The Band's Visit was named Best Musical and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won for Best Play.Q: What are you doing on June 9?A: Watching the 2019 #TonyAwards on @CBS! https://t.co/laXMR2UL4a pic.twitter.com/KaGt1X2IQg— The Tony Awards (@TheTonyAwards) October 18, 2018 Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Famous birthdays for June 30: Michael Phelps, Mike Tyson

Famous birthdays for June 30: Michael Phelps, Mike Tyson

Entertainment
June 30 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- Actor Susan Hayward in 1917 -- Singer Lena Horne in 1917 -- Magician Harry Blackstone Jr. in 1934 -- Actor Nancy Dussault in 1936 (age 82) -- Singer Florence Ballard of The Supremes in 1943 -- Actor David Alan Grier in 1956 (age 62) -- Former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson in 1966 (age 52) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Metal singer Phil Anselmo (Pantera) in 1968 (age 50) -- Rapper Matisyahu, born Matthew Paul Miller, in 1979 (age 39) -- Actor Lizzy Caplan in 1982 (age 36) -- Country singer Cole Swindell in 1983 (age 35) -- American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino in 1984 (age 34) -- Swimm...
Famous birthdays for June 28: Kathy Bates, John Cusack

Famous birthdays for June 28: Kathy Bates, John Cusack

Entertainment
June 28 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- English King Henry VIII in 1491 -- Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens in 1577 -- English clergyman John Wesley, founder of Methodism, in 1703 -- French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau in 1712 -- Italian author Luigi Pirandello in 1867 -- Composer Richard Rodgers in 1902 -- Filmmaker/comedian Mel Brooks in 1926 (age 92) File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI -- Actor Pat Morita in 1932 -- Former CIA Director/Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in 1938 (age 80) -- Comedian Gilda Radner in 1946 -- Actor Kathy Bates in 1948 (age 70) -- Actor Alice Krige in 1954 (age 64) -- Football Hall of Fame member John Elway...