The next opponent for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could be determined this week, according to the boxer's promoter Eddie Hearn. There is a very short list of opponents. Joshua will return either on April 13th at Wembley Stadium in London or a date in May or June at Madison Square Garden in New York City. "I think we'll decide this week, but whether we let you know is another story," Hearn told Sky Sports News. "There's three guys that are interested in the fight - and that's Fury, Whyte and Jarrell Miller. If it's Miller, it will be at Madison Square Garden in New York. If it's the other guys it's going to be at Wembley.
For those who believed the outcome for the Pacquiao-Adrien Broner main event was a foregone conclusion and were more interested in Saturday’s Showtime Pay-Per-View telecast revealing a Pacquiao rematch with Floyd Mayweather, then the night left you with the same information you already had going in.
Marching on in defiance of Father Time, the incomparable Manny Pacquiao cruised to a convincing unanimous decision victory over four-division champion Adrien Broner (33-4-1, 24 KOs), retaining his WBA welterweight belt via scores of 116-112, 116-112, and 117-111 on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The challenger proved to be the aggressor as Caleb Plant became the IBF Super Middleweight World Champion, defeating Jose Uzcategui in the main event of the first Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes event of 2019, which took place at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Plant dominated the whole fight as he maintained a fast and aggressive pace from the opening bell.
Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is not holding his breath for a potential blockbuster against IBO, IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua. Back in December, Fury nearly pulled off the impossible when he fought WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder to a twelve round split draw at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Fury believes he should have been awarded the victory - and many observers agree with him
Welterweight Jayar Inson and flyweight Genisis Libranza make their U.S. debuts on the big stage as part of the non-televised undercard headlined their fellow Filipino countryman Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, January 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.