All tagged Anthony Joshua
The finger pointing is endless as to who is to blame for the heavyweight unification bout between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder not being made in 2018. It would be easy to criticize Joshua for ducking Wilder, but, we must not forget that prizefighting is a business, and in business, not all parties have equal bargaining power.
In front of a crowd of nearly 80,000 fans at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales British superstar Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) further cemented himself as the top heavyweight in the world winning a wide unanimous decision over New Zealand’s Joseph Parker (24-1, 18 KOs). Joshua now holds three of the four major titles (WBA, IBF and WBO) in the heavyweight division.
Frontproof Media would like to award the heavyweight championship bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko with the Event of the Year Award for 2017.
Frontproof Media has awarded the Super Middleweight title unificiation bout between James Degale and Badou Jack with the Fight of the Year.
In the build-up to Anthony Joshua’s defeat of Carlos Takam last Saturday night, many an article had been written on how the future of boxing rests in Joshua’s hands. He is, after all, tall, good-looking, well-spoken, and an Olympic champion, who happens to come across as a genuinely nice guy, his 20 wins with 20 KOs notwithstanding. The belief that boxing needs Joshua rests on the premise that a heavyweight champion is the only one that can capture the attention of the casual boxing fan and the general public.
Three-division champion and current WBC lightweight (135) champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) turned down a deal with Golden Boy Promotions to fight Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs). Garcia was not willing to sign a multi-fight contract with the promoter. Did Garcia make the right choice?
A record breaking 70,000 tickets have been sold for the World Heavyweight title showdown between Anthony Joshua MBE and Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28.
Unified heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) will defend his WBA and IBF titles against Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on October 28.
Former two-time world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-5, 53 KOs) has decided to hang up the gloves on a stellar twenty-one-year career in the sport of boxing.
Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has stated that Las Vegas is the leading candidate to land the rematch between Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.
LAS VEGAS - Following Andre Ward's stunning stoppage of Sergey Kovalev this past Saturday at the Mandalay Bay, Virgil Hunter, who has trained Ward since he was a boy, stated his serious desire to fight Anthony Joshua.
Eddie Hearn has confirmed that a rematch between IBF/WBA/IBO Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and former world champion Wladimir Klitschko is set to take place next.
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA - The fighter nicknamed "The Cannon," had been campaigning for a prominent bout for the last several months by utilizing social media and producing support behind him.
Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko engaged in one of the best heavyweight fights fans have seen in years last Saturday. Did Klitschko let Joshua off the hook in the sixth round after he knocked him down?