Boxing updates 06.Mar.2019

‘Posh’ Joshua has an image problem – Miller
Jarrell Miller says “posh” world champion Anthony Joshua has an “image problem” as the pair prepare to meet at Madison Square Garden on 1 June. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

‘Devastated’ Cornish retires on medical grounds
Scottish heavyweight boxer Gary Cornish, who lost a Commonwealth title fight to Anthony Joshua, has described having to retire on medical grounds as “devastating”. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Frank Bruno ‘needs rest’ after being treated for pneumonia
Former British world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno is recovering after being treated in hospital for pneumonia. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

The Hurricane Tapes: Judge Haddon Lee Sarokin, Rubin Carter and a massive fish
Fifty-two years ago, boxer Rubin Carter was convicted of a triple murder. BBC World Service investigates the case in the podcast series The Hurricane Tapes. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

‘I feel like I’m representing’ – GB’s Simran Kaur wants to make Olympic history
Teenager Simran Kaur says she feels like she is “representing” as she aims to become the first female Asian boxer to represent Great Britain at the Olympics. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Pedroza, the man McGuigan defeated to win world title, dies aged 62
Barry McGuigan leads tributes as former world lightweight champion Eusebio dies at the age of 62. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Former Olympic and world champion DeGale retires
James DeGale, the first British boxer to win an Olympic gold medal then a professional world title, retires at the age of 33. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

‘Sense must prevail’ for Fury v Wilder – Warren
Promoter Frank Warren says he hopes “some sense will prevail” in making a rematch between Britain’s Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

‘This is about my legacy’ – Jacobs prepares for unification fight against Alvarez
Daniel Jacobs says his world middleweight unification fight against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 4 May in Las Vegas will define his legacy. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Fury will ‘take on another fight’ before Wilder rematch
Tyson Fury will “take on another fight” before a rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, says the governing body’s president. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller: British world champion keen to avoid ‘banana skin’
Anthony Joshua says he has studied Jarrell Miller more than any other boxer in order to avoid a “banana skin” when the pair meet on 1 June. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Tyson v Bruno: 30 years on from a Las Vegas bout which captivated Britain
Frank Bruno recalls the night where over two million Britons tuned in on radios to see if he could stun Mike Tyson in Las Vegas. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

‘I’m coming for all the belts’ – Eubank Jr scores impressive points win over DeGale
Chris Eubank Jr scores a huge points win over two-time world champion James DeGale at London’s O2 Arena. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Dirrell regains WBC super-middleweight world title
Anthony Dirrell overcomes a cut eye to regain the vacant WBC super-middleweight world title against Avni Yildirim. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

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With latest scores and headlines sent straight to your device, personalisation and much more, ensure you have a great sporting life with BBC Sport. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Anthony Joshua: ‘I’m going to reconstruct Jarrell Miller’s face’
WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he will “reconstruct Jarrell Miller’s face” when the pair fight on 1 June in New York. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Anthony Joshua: Jarrell Miller shoves Joshua in fiery press conference
Anthony Joshua’s first press conference with Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller gets off to fiery start after the American shoves the Briton ahead of their fight on 1 June in New York. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Anthony Joshua: Why he could benefit from Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder falling through
With fears that the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder rematch may fall through, Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss why Anthony Joshua could look better by comparison. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Tyson Fury: No Deontay Wilder rematch would be ‘not the end of the world’
British heavyweight Tyson Fury says “it is not the end of the world” if a rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder does not happen. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Nick Blackwell: Ex-boxer ‘learned to eat, talk and walk again’ after coma
Former British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell says he is “just happy to be here” after being injured in a sparring session in 2016. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Three men, two dead, one never given a chance to speak – this is the story of the Hurricane
Fifty-two years ago, boxer Rubin Carter was convicted of a triple murder. BBC World Service investigates the case in podcast series The Hurricane Tapes. – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

Heavyweight heroes at forefront of thrilling 2019 – Costello & Bunce look ahead
Will Tyson Fury face Anthony Joshua? Will Floyd Mayweather return? Is Wladimir Klitschko coming back? What does 2019 hold? – Source: BBC Sport – Boxing

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