New Zealand-based Nigerian mixed martial arts fighter, Israel Adesanya has defended his UFC Middleweight title Champion after defeating Robert Whittaker in Sunday's rematch. Whittaker had a chance close but Adesanya won with a unanimous decision of 48-47, 48-47, 49-46, employing his height and powerful kicks, countering Whittaker's punches. “I knew he was gonna bring everything because last time I took everything away from him,” Adesanya said.
UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru "The Nigerian Nightmare" Usman is set to defend his title for the fifth time when he faces rival, Colby Covington at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday. This will be the second time the duo square up after Usman defeated Tyron Woodley in 2019 to retain his belt.
Former Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua is set for a rematch against Heavyweight rival, Oleksandr Usyk, Eddie Hearn, Joshua's promoter confirmed. Hearn said the fight is expected to take place in March, next year in the UK. “He (Joshua) has got his head back in the game,” Hearn told DAZN on Saturday.
Ukrainian Boxing star, Oleksandr Usyk has arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) for his upcoming boxing match against the World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian is expected to fight against Joshua on Saturday; Usyk has not yet suffered a defeat during his professional career. Joshua’s World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation titles are on the line if the Ukrainian wins his fight against Joshua.
Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday in a fierce performance, knocking Deontay Wilder out in the 11th round concluding the trilogy fight between the two boxers. Both opponents performed spectacularly at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with both Fury and Wilder getting knocked out, however, the Gypsy King dominated the fight landing three knockouts, after recovering from two KOs landed by Wilder.
The trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas on 24 July has been postponed after Tyson Fury has tested positive for COVID-19. The biggest heavyweight bout of the summer has been rumoured to be rescheduled to Oct. 9 2021. Fury is expected to return to England and return to the United States for camp when the time is right.