Suggestions...

Hearn: Fury-Joshua Will Happen

Promoter Eddie Hearn believes a heavyweight clash between WBC king Tyson Fury and former unified cha

Lenier Pero: Opening the door

As Camaguey’s most prominent boxer of recent years warms up in the changing room, stretching, havi

Dubois: Whyte Has A Puncher’s Chance Against Fury

British heavyweight Daniel Dubois says Dillian Whyte has a “puncher’s chance” against WBC cham

Cunningham to defend European title against Le Couviour

Jason Cunningham (30-6, 6 KOs) will defend his European super-bantamweight title against mandatory c

McGuigan: Okolie Deserves More Exposure

Shane McGuigan believes promoter Eddie Hearn could do a better job of getting his WBO cruiserweight

Kambosos And Haney Trade Verbal Shots Ahead Of Possible Show...

Devin Haney has accused George Kambosos of ducking him as teams representing each of them try to fin

Fury-Whyte Purse Bids To Be Delayed

Boxing Social understands that the purse bids for the WBC heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury

Remembering ‘The Greatest’ – Muhammad Ali

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston recalls the incredible boxing life and times of the iconic Muhammad Al

Stevenson-Valdez Deal Close For April 30

The super-featherweight division may be about to have a unified champion by the end of April. WBO ch

High praise indeed from the legendary former heavyweight champion of the world ‘The Easton Assassin’ Larry Holmes.  Speaking with Sky Sports, the heavyweight legend shared his view that he feels Anthony Joshua has all the tools to go right to the top and even went as far as to back him to earn a spot alongside the likes of himself, Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis in the pantheon of heavyweight greatness.

Holmes stated he feels Joshua has the opportunity to cement an enduring legacy inside the squared circle, “I think he has a great opportunity to make himself known as one of the greatest fighters of all time”. But while Holmes let his admiration of the young champion become readily apparent, he still wisely acknowledged that any success that could follow is largely dependent on how Joshua faces the upcoming challenges lurking on the horizon.

Holmes outlined that he feels as champion it is important to “think your better than the next guy” and it is imperative that Joshua maintains his hunger and desire to achieve in order to build his legacy, going on to state “If he can stay hungry he will be okay”. But the former champion did credit Joshua for his approach to his career and the fact he seems willing to fight all comers. “He is fighting whatever is out there and he’s going to be able to climb that ladder because he knows how to fight.”

Continue Reading