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Heavyweight boxing is waking from a prolonged slumber - The Economist

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 ...and more »

These are the 8 boxers most likely to face Anthony Joshua over the next 2 years - Business Insider UK

The hype is real: Anthony Joshua is well on his way to becoming the "face" of boxing. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist lit up the sport on Saturday with a knockout victory over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A heavyweight fight for the ages, ...and more »

Anthony Joshua sets sights on fighting a 'real villain' next after defeating Wladimir Klitschko - The Independent

Anthony Joshua has set his sights on a "real villain" in his next fight after sensationally defeating Wladimir Klitschko this weekend. Joshua climbed off the canvas to eventually stop the legendary Ukrainian in the 11th round and earn the biggest win ...and more »

Barry Hearn: Anthony Joshua in line to be first billionaire boxer - Irish Times

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Anthony Joshua looks to inspire next generation as golden future beckons - The Guardian

Whatever happens to Anthony Joshua, life will never be the same for him. Freshly crowned and adored after destroying Wladimir Klitschko in front of a vast TV audience in 140 countries, not to mention 90,000 paying customers at Wembley Stadium on ...and more »

Anthony Joshua eager to take on 'a real villain' with Tyson Fury in his sights - The Guardian

Heavyweight champion says a Fury fight 'would bring massive attention' • Promoter Eddie Hearn says Joshua is in the driving seat in the division. Kevin Mitchell. Mon 1 May 2017 03.07 EDT First published on Sun 30 Apr 2017 17.00 EDT. Share on Facebook ...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 »

Anthony Joshua aims to 'keep it real' and rival Wladimir Klitschko's long reign - The Guardian

World heavyweight champion wants to rule division for a decade • He admits: 'I've got to stay away from any problems, any trouble'. Kevin Mitchell. Mon 1 May 2017 17.54 EDT First published on Mon 1 May 2017 17.30 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...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 »

Anthony Joshua plans to start spending £15million Wladimir Klitschko earnings by paying off £120 launderette tab - The Independent

The owner of the launderette where heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua has an open tab of around £120 has said the boxer has a "heart of gold". Muqeem Bakhtari, known locally as Max, said "joker" Joshua was a still regular at his ...and more »