Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder Not Impressed with Anthony Joshua, Vows to Make Him Quit When They Fight
Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder said fellow champion Anthony Joshua would be “an easy fight for me” after watching the Englishman’s 10th-round TKO victory over Carlos Takam in Cardiff, Wales.
Anthony Joshua had to work harder than he expected against Dominic Breazeale on Saturday, but he finished the job early once again to retain his world heavyweight title.
While differing in opinion on who will prevail Saturday in their heavyweight title showdown in London, both British champion Anthony Joshua and American challenger Dominic Breazeale agree on one thing: Someone is getting knocked out.
As usual, when Leo Santa Cruz defends his 126-pound title against Carl Frampton on July 30, he’ll do so under the guidance of a family member. Except this time, his brother Antonio will be his cornerman rather than his father and longtime trainer, Jose Santa Cruz, who is undergoing treatment for bone cancer.
Newly crowned British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has signed a multi-fight licensing agreement with Showtime, the network and Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sports, announced Wednesday.
It was “Prince” Charles Martin was entered the ring at London’s O2 Arena wearing a crown Saturday, but it was Anthony Joshua who exited it as the newest monarch of boxing.
Knockout artists Charles Martin and Anthony Joshua predict thunderous end to heavyweight title fight
Back in November 1986, a 20-year-old phenom named Mike Tyson destroyed Trevor Berbick in two rounds to become the youngest heavyweight champion in history. At age 26, Anthony Joshua knows he can’t break Tyson’s record, but he’s nonetheless planning to capture his first heavyweight title in similarly spectacular—and speedy—fashion when he battles Charles Martin on Saturday.