Joshua came through an exciting defence of his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles by stopping Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds on Saturday night at the national stadium, and attention immediately turned to his return on April 13 when he hopes to lure Wilder
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Victory saw Joshua extend his unbeaten professional record to 22 wins from 22 fights, with 21 knockouts, in front of a raucous home crowd
A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas with a straight right hand and left hook
Povetkin, 39, was the mandatory challenger to Joshua after the Brit defeated Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium back in March
Anthony Joshua tipped the scales at 17st 8lbs ahead of his world title defence against Alexander Povetkin on Saturday night.
Anthony Joshua says he will simply “roll with the punches” when the first bell rings for his world title fight with Alexander Povetkin at Wembley.
Anthony Joshua has outlined his game-plan to beat Alexander Povetkin, saying he needs to “bully” the Russian and swamp him with punches if he is to get through a major threat to his titles at Wembley on Saturday.
The WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion exclusively told talkSPORT how and when he expects to beat his Russian mandatory challenge ahead of their meeting at Wembley Stadium.
Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) insists he won’t be distracted by thoughts of potential mega-bouts against Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as the world heavyweight champion prepares to defend his titles.
Anthony Joshua says a heavyweight showdown with Deontay Wilder will still happen, even if the American loses his WBC belt in a fight with Tyson Fury.
Dillian Whyte is “favourite” to face Anthony Joshua at Wembley in April, with Dereck Chisora on a three-man shortlist for the British heavyweight’s next fight in December.
Anthony Joshua has revealed the boxers he will sparring with ahead of his world title fight against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.
Anthony Joshua could be called to fulfil a WBO mandatory title defence following his Wembley fight with Alexander Povetkin.
Anthony Joshua’s potential Wembley showdown with WBC champion Deontay Wilder in April would be welcomed by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman.
Lawrence Okolie has let the cat out of the bag regarding the details of his next fight.
Anthony Joshua is stepping it up in the gym as he prepares to defend his titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley next month.
Anthony Joshua admits he is looking past upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin with eyes on a huge mega-fight against Deontay Wilder, stating he’d be “very annoyed” if a deal couldn’t be agreed.
The countdown for Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title fight against Alexander Povetkin at Wembley is on.
Anthony Joshua says British rival Tyson Fury must lose two stones in weight before they fight.
Anthony Joshua knows that Alexander Povetkin has knockout power – and has identified the key punch to be wary of.