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Heavyweight boxing is waking from a prolonged slumber - The Economist (blog)

AS ANTHONY JOSHUA crumpled to the canvas, it looked like his defence of his heavyweight world-championship title would not make it past the sixth round. In his 18 previous professional bouts, the 27-year-old Londoner had never been beyond seven rounds ...and more »

Anthony Joshua: fighting for Britain but fuelled by Nigeria - The Guardian

The champion's origins are spelt out in his tattoo and his liking for pounded yam and egusi. But while he's on the rise the British press probably won't report it. Contact author. @ChibunduOnuzo. Tue 2 May 2017 11.22 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov ...and more »

Anthony Joshua's next opponent will not be Tyson Fury, insists Eddie Hearn - The Independent

Anthony Joshua's next opponent will not be Tyson Fury, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko in front on 90,000 people at Wembley on Saturday night, stopping him in the 11th round, despite being knocked down in the sixth ...and more »

After flooring Klitschko, Anthony Joshua now has the world at his feet - The Guardian

One image above all lingers in the memory from Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title victory over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. It is of the 27-year-old from Watford glowering at his crumpled opponent in a pose strikingly ...and more »

'My little lad loves my shiner' reveals Anthony Joshua after Klitschko win that secured him £15million payday - Mirror.co.uk

Boxing giant Anthony Joshua could bank more than £500million as he plans to rule the ring for the next ten years. And not only did he pocket an eye-watering pay cheque estimated at £15million, he also got himself a fearsome-looking black eye – which ...and more »

Tyson Fury claims he could beat fellow Briton Anthony Joshua with 'one arm tied behind my back' - The Independent

Tyson Fury has said he could beat Anthony Joshua with “one arm tied behind my back” and without a warm-up fight. After stopping Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round during Saturday night's blockbuster showdown at Wembley Stadium, Joshua proceeded to ...and more »

I'll beat Anthony Joshua with one arm tied behind my back, taunts Tyson Fury - South China Morning Post

Tyson Fury taunted Anthony Joshua on Monday by insisting he could beat the world heavyweight champion with “one arm tied behind my back”. Shortly after his thrilling 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko at London's Wembley on Saturday, Joshua ...and more »

Joshua-Klitschko snapshot bears uncanny resemblance to iconic Muhammad Ali photo - Telegraph.co.uk

Widely recognised already as one of the greatest heavyweight clashes of modern times, Joshua vs Klitschko bore resemblance to golden-age boxing in more ways than one. Photographers captured the moment immediately following the final knockdown of Joshua ...and more »

Nigeria And Britain Fight Over Who Claims Anthony Joshua, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion - SaharaReporters.com

Born in Watford, England to a Nigerian mother and a British father of Nigerian and Irish heritage, Joshua spent some time in Nigeria before he returned to Britain at the age of seven. by Sahara Reporters, New York May 02, 2017. On Saturday at Wembley ...and more »

Why claims Anthony Joshua could be boxing's first billionaire are nonsense - The Independent

As he begins to reflect on the greatest night of his career Anthony Joshua must truly feel like he has the world at his feet. After stopping Wladimir Klitschko in a fight for the ages in front of 90,000 at Wembley the future could scarcely look ...and more »