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Anthony Joshua Biography & Age
Anthony Joshua is a professional boxer who has held the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles since December 2019 and is currently ranked as the world’s best heavyweight by The Ring and BoxRec. He has also held the Commonwealth heavyweight title from 2015 to 2016.
Joshua was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, on 15 October 1989. His parents, Robert and Yeta, are of Nigerian descent. Joshua grew up for a time in Nigeria as a churchgoing Christian. He returned to the UK aged 12 and attended boarding school in Suffolk. Joshua excelled at football and athletics and was a keen boxer in his youth. He has said that he was “a bit of a bully” at school. When he was 18, he was a latecomer to the sport of boxing.
Joshua’s amateur career included 34 wins and 3 losses. He won the Senior ABA Championships in 2010 and went on to represent GB at the 2011 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he was beaten in the first round by Cuban Erislandy Savon. Joshua won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, defeating Italian Roberto Cammarelle in the super-heavyweight final.
As a professional boxer, Joshua has held the IBF heavyweight title since 2016, and the WBA (Super) and IBO heavyweight titles since April 2017. He has also held the Commonwealth heavyweight title from 2015 to 2016. In his first professional fight, he defeated former world heavyweight title challenger Denis Bakhtov via second-round knockout (TKO).
In his second fight, he stopped former world title challenger Matt Skelton in the first round. In his third fight, he defeated American trials winner and former world title challenger Kevin Johnson over 12 rounds via unanimous decision (UD) to win the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title.
In his fourth fight, he defeated former world title challenger Dillian Whyte via seventh-round knockout (TKO) to win the vacant British heavyweight title and the WBC Silver heavyweight title.
In his fifth fight, he defeated former world title challenger Eric Molina in the third round via TKO to retain his IBF heavyweight title and win the vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title.
In his sixth fight, he defeated Wladimir Klitschko in the eleventh round via technical knockout (TKO) to become the new IBF, WBA (Super), and IBO heavyweight champion. In doing so, he also ended Klitschko’s 9-year reign as world heavyweight champion.
In his seventh fight, he defeated Carlos Takam in the tenth round via TKO to retain his IBF heavyweight title and win the vacant WBO International heavyweight title.
In his eighth fight, he defeated Joseph Parker in the twelfth round via unanimous decision (UD) to become the new WBO heavyweight champion and unify three of the four major heavyweight titles.
In his ninth fight, he defeated Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round via TKO to retain his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
In his tenth fight, he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr. in the seventh round via TKO to regain the unified WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
In December 2019, Joshua was named The Ring magazine’s Fighter of the Year.
|Name||Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua|
|Date of Birth||15 October 1989|
|Birthplace||Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom|
Anthony Joshua Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Weight||82 in (208 cm)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Shoe Size||Not Available|
Anthony Joshua Net Worth & Salary
Boxer Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth has been growing significantly in this year. How much is Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth at the age of 32? Here we are sharing Anthony Joshua’s Income Source, Salary, House, Car, Assets, Money, and other property information.
|Net Worth||$80 Million|
|Source of Income||Boxer|
Anthony Joshua Family, Relationship & Marital Information
|Girlfriend||Nicole Osborne (Childhood Girlfriend)|
Anthony Joshua Career Highlights
|playing position or Style||Heavyweight|
|National team||English team|
|Fighting out of||Unknown|
|Professional boxing record|
|Wins by Ko||22|
|Mixed Martial Art record|
|By Knockout and Submission||N/A|
|By knockout and submission||N/A|
|Olympic Games (2012 London)||Super-heavyweight|
|World Championship||2011 Baku, Super-Heavyweight|
|Great Britain Championships||2010 Liverpool, Super-heavyweight|
Anthony Joshua Facts
- It was proclaimed that Joshua would fight undefeated Scottish boxer Gary Cornish on 16 July 2015 for the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight label at The O2 Arena, London, on 12 September.
- He met White in a grudge game for the vacant British heavyweight name while also defending his Commonwealth heavyweight on 12 December 2015 for the first time.
- It was proclaimed that Joshua would face IBF heavyweight winner Charles Martin on 9 April 2016 at the O2 Arena in February 2016. The WBA decided to sanction an amalgamation bout between Joshua and Klitschko on 2 November 2016 for the vacant WBA (Super), earlier held by Tyson Fury.
- The IBF granted Joshua to rematch Klitschko instead of aggressive mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev on 7 June 2017. It was proclaimed that Joshua and Pulev would fight at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on 28 August 2017.
- With Joshua’s Wembley date on hold, Hearn stated that Dillian Whyte was the leader to challenge Joshua on 29 December 2018.
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