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Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

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Mike Tyson has named a sensational three-fight hitlist which he is hoping to go through in 2021. The former undisputed heavyweight world champion made an astonishing ring return last November at the age of 54 for an eight-round exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. Joe Scarnici/Triller Tyson came back and fought an exhibition with Jones Jr – which ended in an unofficial draw He has since been in talks with old rival Evander Holyfield with conflicting messages emerging over whether they will meet or not. However, it appears Holyfield is just one of the names on Tyson’s hitlist. He revealed on his Hotboxin’ Podcast: “I want Holyfield and I want Lennox Lewis this year. “I want both of them, I want to get them both this year. “I...
Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

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Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...
Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

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Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for his proposed world heavyweight title unification fight against Anthony Joshua later this year. The WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight kingpin has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Getty Images - Getty Fury has one belt, Anthony Joshua has three, the winner will leave with all four Eddie Hearn confirmed earlier this month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there is no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. Although the Matchroom Boxing chief told talkSPORT Wembley is also a possibility, Fury is doing all he can to ensure he stays...
Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96

Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96

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PA MediaPioneering Hollywood actress Cicely Tyson - who was known for portraying strong African-American characters - has died aged 96, her manager has said.No cause of the death was given. The former fashion model had a career that spanned seven decades. Tyson won two Emmys for her performance in the 1974 civil rights-era film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.She also became the first black woman to take on a main role in the TV drama East Side/West Side in the 1960s.Presenting Tyson with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016, the then US President Barack Obama said that apart from her achievements as a actress, she had also shaped the course of history.In her extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson was one of the rare award-winning actors whose work on the screen was surpassed only ...
Anthony Joshua knocks out Kubrat Pulev to raise hope of Tyson Fury bout

Anthony Joshua knocks out Kubrat Pulev to raise hope of Tyson Fury bout

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Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua mixed power and patience as he knocked out Kubrat Pulev to raise hopes that a historic fight against Tyson Fury could soon be a reality.The Briton smashed home a hard right hand in round three that forced his mandatory challenger to face a count and then sent him to the canvas with an uppercut seconds later.Joshua, perhaps fatigued by the chaos, stepped off the gas and allowed Pulev to at least offer some mild threat, but a barrage of uppercuts in the ninth dropped the Bulgarian and a straight right hand wiped him out.Moments after this fine blend of poise and heavy punching, the 1,000 fans granted access to Wembley Arena roared at the prospect of the IBF, WBA and WBO champion facing WBC title-holder Fury next."Whoever has the belts I want ...