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Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed, it has been announced.

In recent times we have had two Olympic gold medalists at super-heavyweight level – Audley Harrison at Sydney 2000 and Anthony Joshua at London 2012.

Anthony Yarde’s father has died of coronavirus, the British light-heavyweight has said.

In light of the constantly changing landscape worldwide, the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided to suspend the current Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier in London, Great Britain, and subsequent Americas and final world qualifiers scheduled to take place in May.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Lightweight Caroline Dubois won her opening bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

Ohara Davies came out on top against Jeff Ofori in the Super-Lightweight Golden Contract Tournament semi-final at York Hall on Friday.

Hackney’s unbeaten super-bantamweight Lucien Reid has the chance to be crowned British champion on Saturday when he takes on Brad Foster.

The super-lightweight semi-final of the MTK Golden Contract Tournament takes place on Friday, with two Hackney boxers involved.

Jeff Jones recalls the memories from his east London upbringing which sparked a lifelong fascination with his local boxing scene and culminated in his debut book East End Born & Bled: The Remarkable Story of Boxing in London.

Tickets for the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic Qualifying event in London are now on sale at www.seetickets.com.

Ohara Davies surprised everybody in attendance as he declared himself a new man and apologised for his past actions ahead of Friday’s massive #GoldenContract super-lightweight quarter-finals at York Hall.

Hackney’s Amo Singh became the new National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs London Class D 56kg champion on Sunday.

Hackney cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie’s rapid rise continued on Saturday, dethroning European champion Yves Ngabu with a seventh-round stoppage at the O2 Arena.

Welcome to live coverage of tonight’s boxing at the O2 Arena. Dereck Chisora and Lawrence Okolie are in action.

Hackney super-lightweight Ohara Davies has been entered into the Golden Contract Tournament at York Hall later this year.

Hackney super-bantamweight Lucien Reid came agonisingly close to being crowned British champion as he was held to a draw with holder Brad Foster.

A series of workshops aimed at coaches who want to make boxing at their clubs more inclusive is being launched later this year.

Local cruiserweight rivals Lawrence Okolie and Wadi Camacho fought for British and Commonwealth belts in March, not get new title bouts against unbeaten rivals.

Anthony Yarde was beaten – and then boosted – by WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev after a thrilling title battle in Russia on Saturday.

Britain’s Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

Anthony Yarde will fight WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24.

Lawrence Okolie banked ‘very important rounds’ at the weekend ahead of his European title bid, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Lawrence Okolie’s march towards international honours continued at the O2 Arena with a TKO victory over Mariano Angel Gudino.

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Lawrence Okolie will defend his British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles against Jack Massey in Manchester later this summer.

The latest boxing news from Hackney

Pair to meet on busy MTK Global show in London on June 28

The latest boxing news from Hackney

British super bantamweight picked up his fourth win in the paid ranks

Welterweight hopeful of recording 16th win of pro career later this month

Super bantamweight beat Bulgaria’s Georgi Andonov at York Hall in March

Hackney hope impressed to claim crown in Manchester

Light welterweight faces Bartley rival Hannah Shield in final on Saturday

Boxing correspondent Ken Sellek reviews ‘Guardian of the Streets, the autobiography of former European super middleweight champion James Cook

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