Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua is a British undefeated professional boxer performing in a heavyweight division. He is the most promising boxer of the year according to the authoritative magazine The Ring (2014). Also, Joshua is world champion in the heavyweight division according to IBF (2016-present), WBA, IBO (2017-present).

He is also the second boxer, after Joe Frazier, to win a world heavyweight title while still reigning as Olympic champion at the top weight.

In 2013 Joshua was awarded the Order of the British Empire. He represented Britain at the 2012 Olympics as an amateur and winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division. Also, he represented England at the 2011 World Championships and took second place.

Аnthony Joshua biography

Anthony Joshua was born on October 15, 1989, in Watford to a family of Nigerian descent. Anthony Joshua's mother is Nigerian, and father has Nigerian and Irish roots. A successful boxer had an early childhood in Nigeria. Growing up on the Meriden Estate in Garston, Hertfordshire, Joshua was called 'Femi' by his friends and former teachers, due to his middle name 'Oluwafemi.'

He returned to England when it was time to go to school. After graduation, he went to work at a brick factory in Watford.

He moved to the capital when he was 17 years old. It is interesting that Joshua has a late start in the sport. He began boxing only in 2007, aged 18 when his cousin suggested he take it up. And then Joshua won the 2009 and 2010 Haringey Box Cup. In 2013 Anthony started a professional boxing and signed a contract with Eddie Hirn (Matchroom Sport).

He is interested in football and athletics and broke the Year Nine 100 m record with a time of 11.6 seconds. Joshua is interested in chess and reads books to enhance tactical abilities in boxing.

Аnthony Joshua vs. Klitschko date

Recently Anthony Joshua met with the famous boxer Wladimir Klitschko. April 29, 2017, in London at Wembley Stadium held a championship battle between the champion Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko. The champions fought for the IBF title, which belonged to Joshua and the vacant WBA and IBO titles.

As a result, Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko by sending a knockout in the 11th round.

It is interesting that the duel between Anthony Joshua and Vladimir Klitschko gathered a record television audience around the world. The fight came in first place in the ranking among the broadcasts of boxing matches.

Аnthony Joshua and a next fight

He plans the next fight at the end of August this year. Britain’s Anthony Joshua will get the chance to defend his deserved earlier title against Kubrat Pulev.

Nigerian-born boxer who has represented England could be deported for illegal migration

Nigerian-born boxer who has represented England could be deported for illegal migration

Nigerian-born boxer who has represented England could be deported for illegal migration
Crazy reactions as beautiful girl photoshops herself into Anthony Joshua's photos

Crazy reactions as beautiful girl photoshops herself into Anthony Joshua's photos

The internet has been going crazy with hilarious reactions as a young beautiful lady shared photoshopped pictures of Anthony Joshua and herself on Twitter.

Crazy reactions as beautiful girl photoshops herself into Anthony Joshua's photos
Anthony Joshua reveals the boxer he fears the most (photos)

Anthony Joshua reveals the boxer he fears the most (photos)

World Heavyweight champion AnthonyJoshua Anthony Joshua has revealed that he sees fellow British boxer Tyson Fury as his most dangerous heavyweight opponent.

Anthony Joshua reveals the boxer he fears the most (photos)
Fine boy! See photos and video of Anthony Joshua's training in world most expensive hotel in Dubia

Fine boy! See photos and video of Anthony Joshua's training in world most expensive hotel in Dubia

AnthonyJoshua has joined the likes of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Roger Federer by plying his trade on the renowned Burj Al Arab in a big budget video.

Fine boy! See photos and video of Anthony Joshua's training in world most expensive hotel in Dubia
Breaking! Anthony Joshua set to face scary US boxer in early 2018

Breaking! Anthony Joshua set to face scary US boxer in early 2018

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua has been confirmed to face WBC World heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder in early 2018 confirms Eddie Hearn.

Breaking! Anthony Joshua set to face scary US boxer in early 2018
Anthony Joshua finally responds after getting accused of fearing a fight with Deontay Wilder

Anthony Joshua finally responds after getting accused of fearing a fight with Deontay Wilder

Anthony Joshua has warned Deontay Wilder they will fight on “my terms” after revealing Eddie Hearn will make an offer to the WBC heavyweight champion.

Anthony Joshua finally responds after getting accused of fearing a fight with Deontay Wilder
Fierce looking boxer calls out Anthony Joshua, says he should ‘fight or keep quite’ (video)

Fierce looking boxer calls out Anthony Joshua, says he should ‘fight or keep quite’ (video)

WBC world champion Deontay Wilder has sent a chilling message to Anthony Joshua, ordering the world heavyweight champion to either 'fight or shut up.'

Fierce looking boxer calls out Anthony Joshua, says he should ‘fight or keep quite’ (video)
American boxer defeats opponent in round 1 and declares war on Anthony Joshua

American boxer defeats opponent in round 1 and declares war on Anthony Joshua

WBC champion Deontay Wilder has called out Anthony Joshua following his brutal knockout win against Bermane Stiverne in New York on Saturday, November 4.

American boxer defeats opponent in round 1 and declares war on Anthony Joshua
Tyson Fury could make his return to the ring with a fight against Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury could make his return to the ring with a fight against Anthony Joshua

World heavy weight champion Anthony Joshua who recently defended his tiles against French man Carlos Takam has said his promoter Hearn is working on Fury bout

Tyson Fury could make his return to the ring with a fight against Anthony Joshua
Mummy's boy! 5 times Anthony Joshua proved his undying love for his mother

Mummy's boy! 5 times Anthony Joshua proved his undying love for his mother

Anthony Joshua is still living with his mother Yeta Odusanya and he has proven with his numerous posts on social media he would be nothing without her.

Mummy's boy! 5 times Anthony Joshua proved his undying love for his mother
Wladimir Klitschko shows the world his sportsmanship behaviour with his tweet after Anthony Joshua victory (photos)

Wladimir Klitschko shows the world his sportsmanship behaviour with his tweet after Anthony Joshua victory (photos)

Wladimir Klitschko who was beaten by Joshua in his final fight back in April 2017 has posted a tweet congratulating the Brit in his victory over Carlos Takem.

Wladimir Klitschko shows the world his sportsmanship behaviour with his tweet after Anthony Joshua victory (photos)
Manchester United star attacker offers Anthony Joshua tips on how to be a better boxer (photos, video)

Manchester United star attacker offers Anthony Joshua tips on how to be a better boxer (photos, video)

Manchester United attacker Zlantan Ibrahimovic offered Anthony Joshua some piece of advice right before his 10th round victory over Carlos Takem in Cardiff.

Manchester United star attacker offers Anthony Joshua tips on how to be a better boxer (photos, video)
Anthony Joshua reveals why his exes will be jealous of him

Anthony Joshua reveals why his exes will be jealous of him

Anthony Joshua, whose profile rose massively since he defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become the new WBA and IBF heavyweight world champion,with his rise to fame

Anthony Joshua reveals why his exes will be jealous of him
Former England international slams Anthony Joshua for playing Wizkid's Ojuelegba as theme music

Former England international slams Anthony Joshua for playing Wizkid's Ojuelegba as theme music

Joey Barton has criticized Anthony Joshua for playing Wizkid's hit song Ojuelegba as his entrance theme music for his title defense against Carlos Takam.

Former England international slams Anthony Joshua for playing Wizkid's Ojuelegba as theme music
Buhari congratulates Anthony Joshua after his victory against Carlos Takam

Buhari congratulates Anthony Joshua after his victory against Carlos Takam

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated current WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua over his victory against challenger Carlos Takam.

Buhari congratulates Anthony Joshua after his victory against Carlos Takam
Anthony Joshua reacts to the boos from fans in the aftermath of his victory against Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua reacts to the boos from fans in the aftermath of his victory against Carlos Takam

When IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua made his spectacular entrance in front of 78,000 fans at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Anthony Joshua reacts to the boos from fans in the aftermath of his victory against Carlos Takam
Anthony Joshua beats Carlos Takam with 10th round stoppage as he defends his world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua beats Carlos Takam with 10th round stoppage as he defends his world heavyweight titles

British boxer Anthony Joshua on Saturday, October 28, 2017 retained his world heavyweight titles after a 10th round stoppage win against challenger Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua beats Carlos Takam with 10th round stoppage as he defends his world heavyweight titles
Nigerian government sends delegates to Cardiff for Anthony Joshua's fight

Nigerian government sends delegates to Cardiff for Anthony Joshua's fight

Governor of Ogun State, Ibukunle Amosun, and the Minister of Youth and Sports,Solomon Dalung, are among a number of top Nigerian officials who will be in Cardif

Nigerian government sends delegates to Cardiff for Anthony Joshua's fight
Power of Naija! Yakubu Aiyegbeni shares gym with Anthony Joshua ahead of title defence (photos)

Power of Naija! Yakubu Aiyegbeni shares gym with Anthony Joshua ahead of title defence (photos)

Former Super Eagles attacker Yakubu Aiyegbeni shared the same gym with WBA and IBF champion Anthony Joshua ahead of his title defence with Carlos Takam.

Power of Naija! Yakubu Aiyegbeni shares gym with Anthony Joshua ahead of title defence (photos)
Anthony Joshua talks tough ahead of title defense against Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua talks tough ahead of title defense against Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua says he expects his title defense against Carlos Takam to last "10 or 12 rounds" because his opponent's head is like a block of cement.

Anthony Joshua talks tough ahead of title defense against Carlos Takam
Anthony Joshua to face new challenger after Pulev withdraws injured from heavyweight fight

Anthony Joshua to face new challenger after Pulev withdraws injured from heavyweight fight

Anthony Joshua's fight with Kubrat Pulev has been cancelled after the Bulgarian suffered an injury in training with Carlos Takam stepping in as a replacement.

Anthony Joshua to face new challenger after Pulev withdraws injured from heavyweight fight
How I used mind games to defeat Wladimir Klitschko - Anthony Joshua

How I used mind games to defeat Wladimir Klitschko - Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua reveals he warned Wladimir Klitschko that he had three minutes to finish him off or he would “knock out” the former heavyweight champion.

How I used mind games to defeat Wladimir Klitschko - Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua replies fan who asked him "wetin dey for the boys"

Anthony Joshua replies fan who asked him "wetin dey for the boys"

WBA ‘Super’ and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua replies took to Twitter to reply a fan who said to him 'How far baba. Wetin dey for the boys?'

Anthony Joshua replies fan who asked him "wetin dey for the boys"
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