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Discover all the essential details about Anthony Joshua's fight record, including his notable victories and defeats. Additionally, stay updated on the latest predictions and speculations regarding his upcoming match.

Last updated: 05/06/2023 at 12:00 pm

AJ's Early Life and Amateur Career

Before conquering the professional boxing scene, Joshua honed his skills as an amateur boxer. A series of personal challenges marked his early life, but it was through the guidance of his cousin that he discovered his talent for boxing.

Anthony Joshua's amateur career reached its pinnacle when he won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London, solidifying his potential as a force to be reckoned with.

Anthony Joshua wins Olympic Gold at London 2012

Anthony Joshua's Professional Debut

In 2013, Joshua made his highly anticipated professional debut against Emanuele Leo, winning by a technical knockout in the first round.

This victory set the tone for what was to come. Over the next few years, Joshua continued his ascent and captured the attention of boxing enthusiasts worldwide.

Anthony Joshua Statistics

Name: Anthony ‘AJ’ Joshua

Nationality: British

DOB: 15/10/89

Age: 31

Height: 6ft 6

Reach: 82 inches

Stance: Orthodox

What is Anthony Joshua’s fight record?

Anthony Joshua's fight record:

1: beat Emanuele Leo by TKO – 05/10/13

2: beat Paul Butlin by TKO – 26/10/13

3: beat Hrvoje Kisicek by TKO – 14/11/13

4: beat Dorian Darch by TKO – 01/02/14

5: beat Hector Alfredo Avila by KO – 01/03/14

6: beat Matt Legg by KO – 31/05/14

7: beat Matt Skelton by TKO – 12/07/14

8: beat Konstantin Airich by TKO – 13/09/14

9: beat Denis Bakhtov by TKO – 11/10/14

10: beat Michael Sprott by TKO – 22/11/14

11: beat Jason Gavern by KO – 04/04/15

12: beat Raphael Zumbano by TKO – 09/05/15

13: beat Kevin Johnson by TKO – 30/05/15

14: beat Gary Cornish by TKO – 12/09/15

15: beat Dillian Whyte by TKO – 12/12/15

16: beat Charles Martin by KO – 09/04/16

17: beat Dominic Breazeale by TKO – 25/06/16

18: beat Eric Molina by TKO – 10/12/16

19: beat Wladimir Klitschko by TKO – 29/04/17

20: beat Carlos Takam by TKO – 28/10/17

21: beat Joseph Parker by UD – 31/03/18

22: beat Alexander Povetkin by TKO – 22/09/18

23: lost to Andy Ruiz Jr. by TKO – 01/06/19

24: beat Andy Ruiz Jr. by UD – 07/12/19

25: beat Kubrat Pulev by KO – 12/12/2020

26. lost to Oleksandr Usyk by UD - 25/09/2021

27. lost to Oleksandr Usyk by SD - 20/08/2022

28. beat Jermain Franklin by UD - 01/04/2023

Anthony Joshua's key fights?

Anthony Joshua has faced several key opponents throughout his professional boxing career. These fights have shaped his journey in the sport:

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko
  1. Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko (April 29, 2017): This fight took place at Wembley Stadium in London and was for the unified heavyweight titles. Klitschko, a legendary Ukrainian boxer, was Joshua's toughest opponent at that time. After a back-and-forth battle, Joshua knocked out Klitschko in the 11th round, solidifying his status as a top heavyweight contender.
  2. Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker (March 31, 2018): This fight was held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Joshua put his IBF, WBA, and IBO heavyweight titles on the line against Parker, the WBO heavyweight champion. Joshua won the fight by unanimous decision, becoming the first boxer to defeat Parker and adding another belt to his collection.
  3. Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin (September 22, 2018): Joshua faced the Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Povetkin proved to be a tough challenge, but Joshua eventually knocked him out in the seventh round, successfully defending his heavyweight titles.
  4. Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. I (June 1, 2019): This bout was a significant upset in the world of boxing. Joshua faced the Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Ruiz, a late replacement opponent, knocked Joshua down four times en route to a seventh-round technical knockout victory. This loss marked Joshua's first defeat as a professional and led to a rematch.
  5. Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. II (December 7, 2019): In a highly anticipated rematch held in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, Joshua sought redemption against Ruiz. Joshua employed a cautious approach and used his reach advantage to win a unanimous decision, reclaiming the IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
  6. Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev (December 12, 2020): Joshua faced Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev at Wembley Arena in London. In a dominant performance, Joshua knocked out Pulev in the ninth round, successfully defending his heavyweight titles once again.
  7. Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk (September 25, 2021): Joshua faced the highly skilled Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Usyk presented a formidable challenge with his technical proficiency and slick movement. Despite Joshua's efforts, Usyk outboxed him throughout the fight, resulting in a unanimous decision victory for Usyk. This defeat marked a setback for Joshua and added an intriguing chapter to his career.
  8. Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk II (August 20, 2022): In their highly anticipated rematch, Usyk once again emerged victorious, securing a split decision win over Joshua. The fight added another chapter to their rivalry and raised questions about Joshua's future in the heavyweight division.

AJ Career Summary

Anthony Joshua's professional boxing career has been filled with remarkable highs and occasional setbacks. With a gold medal at the Olympics and multiple heavyweight titles, Joshua has established himself as one of the top fighters in his division.

With his towering height, explosive punching power, and disciplined approach, Joshua has captivated fans around the world.

While facing formidable opponents like Wladimir Klitschko, Joseph Parker, and Alexander Povetkin, Joshua has showcased his skill, power, and determination in the ring.

Despite facing setbacks, such as his losses to Andy Ruiz Jr and Oleksandr Usyk., Joshua has demonstrated resilience and the ability to bounce back. As Joshua's career continues to unfold, he remains focused on further solidifying his legacy and achieving greatness in the sport.

When is Anthony Joshua's next fight?

As of now, Anthony Joshua's next fight has not been officially confirmed. However, there is significant speculation surrounding his potential matchups. It is strongly rumoured that AJ is likely to face Dillian Whyte in the summer of 2023.

According to a recent article in The Mirror, Eddie Hearn, AJ's boxing promoter, has indicated that if Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte were to have a rematch, the highly anticipated showdown is likely to happen either on July 29th or August 5th at a London stadium.

Furthermore, there are swirling rumours of a potential showdown between Joshua and Deontay Wilder scheduled for December. Although these details are yet to be confirmed, fans eagerly anticipate the announcement of Joshua's next bout.

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