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.
Bundled up to stave off London’s cold northerly wind, Charles Martin is hoping he doesn’t catch a nasty chill in the ring Saturday during his world heavyweight title clash against British sensation Anthony Joshua.
After breaking down video of Anthony Joshua’s last fight, heavyweight champion Charles Martin and trainer Henry Tillman believe they’ve discovered chinks in the armor of the British challenger.
Charles Martin will enter the ring at London’s O2 Arena as a heavyweight champion on April 9, but the American will be anything but the crowd favorite.
A few weeks after the biggest fight of his life, Charles Martin watched a replay of it for the first time. He wasn’t planning on it. Maybe ever.