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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 Wed 21 Feb ...and more »

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

Anthony Joshua stands over Wladimir Klitschko after putting him on the canvas in the 11th round of their bout at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Tom Jenkins for the Guardian. One image above all lingers in the memory from Anthony Joshua's world ...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 »

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, it ...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 »

Anthony Joshua had Wembley transformed for dramatic Wladimir Klitschko knockout win... Watch dramatic time lapse ... - Daily Mail

Anthony Joshua's dramatic 11th round knockout of Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley was more than simply a heavyweight boxing match, it was an exercise in logistical planning. Joshua and Klitschko put on one of the most dramatic heavyweight contests of all ...and more »

'He said he was going to watch on pay-per-view': Anthony Joshua reveals his pre-fight chat with Elton John - Mirror.co.uk

Britain's new sporting hero Anthony Joshua received a 'good luck' message from Sir Elton John just hours before he stepped into the ring at Wembley. And as his global profile soars, TV celebrity chat shows on both sides of the Atlantic are desperate to ...and more »

Wladimir Klitschko vows to 'be back' after flying home to Germany following defeat to Anthony Joshua - Daily Mail

Wladimir Klitschko vowed 'I'll be back' as he returned to Germany following his 11th-round stoppage by Anthony Joshua. Klitschko was defeated in a thrilling heavyweight showdown before 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night that saw both ...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 »