Anthony Joshua has remained undefeated, stopping durable Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin with a seventh round TKO at Wembley Stadium in London. The Brit extended his undefeated record to 22-0, with 21 coming via knockout, defending his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles in the process. Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: as it happened It was the 2012 Olympic champions first defence since earning a decision win over Kiwi Joseph Parker in April. Joshua struggled in the opening rounds as Povetkin worked over the London local on the inside with uppercuts, rocking the champion at the end of the first round. Povetkin continued the pressure through rounds two and three, but a cut over his left eye, as a result of a head clash with Joshua, slowed the 39-year-old down. Junior Fa reveals health scare almost ended career Joshua started to use his range, shaking off his slow start, as the Russian began to succumb to the power for the Brit. Joshua's jab found its mark on … [Read more...] about Boxing: Anthony Joshua shakes off slow start to knock out Alexander Povetkin
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Anthony Joshua will bid to stamp his authority on the heavyweight division once again tonight when he takes on Alexander Povetkin. The two giants collide at Wembley, 18 months after Joshua climbed off the canvas to stop Wladimir Klitschko at the same iconic venue. Since then he has beaten Carlos Takam and Joseph Parker - adding a third world title to his collection with his points victory over the Kiwi. In Povetkin he faces a dangerous Russian whose only defeat as a professional came against Klitschko. There is also plenty of action on the undercard with David Price taking on the unbeaten Sergey Kuzmin and Luke Campbell bidding to avenge his 2015 defeat by Yvan Mendy. You can follow all the build-up and the fights themselves right here with our live blog in association with BetHard ... 13:28 Anthony Joshua names his best pound-for-pound boxer Anthony Joshua believes Oleksandr Usyk is the best boxer in the world in a warning to stablemate Tony Bellew. Usyk holds all four … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin live undercard and round-by-round updates
ANTHONY JOSHUA will defend his WBO, WBA, IBO and IBF heavyweight titles when he takes on Alexander Povetkin on Saturday. The triumph was the culmination of an incredible journey from being remanded in custody to fighting in front of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium. Anthony Joshua fights Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium this Saturday and here is EVERYTHING you need to know And he continues his rise to fame, having beaten then-world champion Joseph Parker earlier this year. Joshua will look to defend his belts with a view to unifying the division in the near future. Who is Anthony Joshua and where did he grow up? Anthony Joshua was born in Watford to Nigerian parents in 1989. He spent some of his early years in Nigeria, before returning to Watford half way through Year 7 and attending Kings Langley Secondary School. Called 'Femi' by his friends and former teachers, due to his middle name 'Oluwafemi', Joshua excelled at football and athletics, running the 100m in just 11.6 … [Read more...] about Does Anthony Joshua have a girlfriend, how many kids does heavyweight have, and what’s his net worth?
What is it? Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin in a nother huge world heavyweight clash. The Russian is the mandatory challenger to Joshua's WBA title and the Briton will defending his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO belts when the two fighters meet. When is it? Saturday, September 22, 2018 - ie this weekend. Where is it? Wembley Stadium (London). Joshua last fought at Wembley when stopping Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017. What TV channel will it be on? The fight will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office. You can find out more on how to book and live stream the fight right here. For US readers: It will be also aired on the streaming platform DAZN as part of the US debut of the service. What time is the fight likely to start? As always, this largely depends on how the fight night is progressing, but expect the ring walk to begin at around 10pm with the fight starting afterwards. How can I get tickets? Tickets went on sale in July and are … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: What time is the fight, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
A unification fight between heavyweight boxing's two kingpins is off, and Deontay Wilder's camp is outraged. Brit Anthony Joshua has been ordered by the WBA to defend his heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin later this year, as negotiations for a mega-fight with Wilder stalled. Duco boss threatens to cancel Whyte v Parker More boxing news The WBA have grown increasingly frustrated with the lack of progress in booking a unification fight, so stepped in on Tuesday, handing Joshua's camp a 24-hour deadline. World Boxing News is reporting Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has succumbed to the pressure and informed the American there will be no unification fight in 2018. Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel told World Boxing News they are in disbelief after WBC champion Wilder, agreed to terms with Hearn two weeks ago. "The fact is they didn't want this fight," Finkel said. "He asked for US$50 million dollars, never thinking we'd come up with it. "When we came up with it, he said 'I … [Read more...] about Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder off as Brit ordered to fight Alexander Povetkin