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Fury-Joshua undisputed heavyweight match set on August 14



By Ponciano Melo – WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury said his hotly anticipated world heavyweight title unification session against Anthony Joshua would occur in Saudi Arabia on August 14.

\”Massive announcement FURY VS JOSHUA IS ON AUGUST 14 in The kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The world\’s (sic) biggest sporting event all eyes on us,\” Fury tweeted.

Between them, the two British boxers hold all four major versions of the heavyweight title.

Saudi Arabia staged the 31-year-old Joshua\’s rematch against Andy Ruiz when the Briton regained his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Organisation titles in December 2019. Putting him on a collision course with Fury became the World Boxing Council champion shortly afterward.

In a video posted on Twitter, Fury said: \”I have got some massive news. I have just got off the phone with Prince Khalid of Saudi Arabia and he told me this fight is 100 percent on August 14.\”

A year older than Joshua, Fury added: \”All eyes of the world will be on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

\”I cannot wait, I repeat, cannot wait to smash Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage of all time.

\”This is going to be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet Earth. Do not miss it.\”

What is broadly anticipated to be the most extravagant battle in British confining history began to linger to see when Fury halted Deontay Wilder to win the WBC title in February a year ago after Joshua had retaliated for the lone loss of his expert profession by crushing Ruiz.

Joshua held his three belts in December with a 10th round knockout of compulsory challenger Kubrat Pulev.

The third battle among Fury and Wilder has neglected to occur in the interim, which means the \”lineal boss\” has been idle in over a year since halting Wilder in Las Vegas.

As of late, rage\’s co-advertiser Bob Arum said a battle in July or August was \”dead in the water.\”

In any case, recently, Eddie Hearn, who advances Joshua, said the two camps were near getting a date just as a setting.

\”August 7, August 14,\” Hearn told Sky Sports when asked about a date for Joshua-Fury. \”It\’s a terrible secret that the fight is happening in Saudi Arabia. I don\’t mind giving that information; Bob Arum\’s already done it.\”

Hearn added: \”It\’s the same people we did the deal with for Andy Ruiz. That event was spectacular. As partners, they were fantastic as well, so we\’re very comfortable.

\”We\’re very comfortable. Anthony\’s comfortable. He knows those people. They delivered on every one of their promises last time – we\’re ready to go.\”

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Warriors extend home win to eight after denying the Jazz



Warriors extend home win to eight after denying the Jazz

Six Warriors players scored in double-digits as Golden State remained winning at home, this time defeating the Utah Jazz, 129-118.

Stephen Curry led all scorers with 33 points behind six triples while Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins each tallied 20 markers.

Warriors caught fire beyond the arc once again with 20 three-pointers made compared to only 11 of the Jazz.

The win was also the eighth straight home dubs for Golden State for a overall record of 10-10.

Meanwhile, Lauri Markkanen continued to be the go-to guy for Utah with 24 points while Kelly Olynyk and Jordan Clarkson added 21 each in a losing effort.

Despite the loss, Jazz still have the better record of 12-9, as the dubbed “rebuilding team” is having a great start of the season.

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After two years of social media teasing, Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia appears to be
a reality.
Garcia made the announcement on Thursday that he and Davis would square off in Las
Vegas in 2023. When Davis enters the ring on January 7 to face a yet-to-be-determined
opponent, he will declare the fight “done deal.”
“I’m so pumped this fight is finally in place I want it more than anything right now,”
Garcia wrote. “I’ve put in the work, I’m at the prime of my career, and I know I’m going to
be the biggest boxer in the world. That legacy starts today.”
Davis and Garcia were praised by Showtime Sports president Stephen Espinoza for
their perseverance in making the bout materialize despite obstacles.
Davis is looked after by Al Haymon and Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions,
and Showtime broadcasts his fights.
Garcia is being managed by Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, and DAZN is
airing his fights.
The two teams have been at odds for a while, but they have finally come to an
understanding and put their differences aside to engage in combat.
According to reports, they will cooperate to stage the fight.
Both are stars in boxing at the moment and with the hype around each of them, the fight
is expected to be a blockbuster one.

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The Los Angeles Lakers are finally winning consecutive games after the purple and gold deny the Detroit Pistons at home.



The Los Angeles Lakers are finally winning consecutive games after the purple and gold deny the Detroit Pistons at home

Anthony Davis is slowly becoming his usual self with 38 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as they continue to miss the services of LeBron James.

Russell Westbrook played a decent game with 10 points and 12 assists off the bench.

They are now at a 4-10 win-loss record, still far from what they expected.

Meanwhile, Alec Burks was the bright spot for Detroit scoring 23 points off the bench. Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 but still not enough.

The Lakers capitalized on points off turnovers at 22-9, as well as the pain buckets, 66-50.

Next up for Los Angeles is San Antonio tomorrow.

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