All tagged Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua Wins Unanimous Decision over Joseph Parker

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. 

Anthony Joshua is Not the Savior of Boxing

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.  

Did Mikey Garcia Make the Right Choice?

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?