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.

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 to face new challenger after Pulev withdraws injured from heavyweight fight
Awww! Anthony Joshua pays tribute to his beloved mother

Awww! Anthony Joshua pays tribute to his beloved mother

The British-Nigerian boxing champ who is known to be very close to his dear mother shared a photo of himself and her on Twitter with some touching words.

Awww! Anthony Joshua pays tribute to his beloved mother
Anthony Joshua reacts after boxer apologizes for accusing him of sleeping with wife

Anthony Joshua reacts after boxer apologizes for accusing him of sleeping with wife

Amir Khan has apologized to Anthony Joshua after admitting that his accusations of an extramarital affair between his wife and the boxer were all lies.

Anthony Joshua reacts after boxer apologizes for accusing him of sleeping with wife
Anthony Joshua shares photos of himself and son vacationing (photos)

Anthony Joshua shares photos of himself and son vacationing (photos)

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua shared photos of his son, Joseph on Snapchat as they vacation together with other members of their family..

Anthony Joshua shares photos of himself and son vacationing (photos)
Wani Dan dambe ya zargi matar sa da cin amanar sa da wani Dan damben Najeriya

Wani Dan dambe ya zargi matar sa da cin amanar sa da wani Dan damben Najeriya

a wani rikici da aka buga a Tuwita jiya Wani Dan dambe ya zargi matar sa da cin amanar sa da wani Dan dambe Danuwar sa dan asalin Najeriya Anthony Joshua.

Wani Dan dambe ya zargi matar sa da cin amanar sa da wani Dan damben Najeriya
British boxer splits with wife, accuses her of cheating with world champion Anthony Joshua

British boxer splits with wife, accuses her of cheating with world champion Anthony Joshua

Former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan took to Twitter to announce he has split from his wife because she has been sleeping with Anthony Joshua.

British boxer splits with wife, accuses her of cheating with world champion Anthony Joshua
Breaking! Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing ahead of potential rematch with Anthony Joshua

Breaking! Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing ahead of potential rematch with Anthony Joshua

Klitschko was set to battle British-Nigerian boxer in a much anticipated rematch staged at the T-Mobile Arena in the city of Las Vegas on November 11, 2017.

Breaking! Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing ahead of potential rematch with Anthony Joshua
Date and venue for Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko clash finally picked

Date and venue for Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko clash finally picked

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimar Klitschko on April 28, 2017 at Wembley to win the IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles.

Date and venue for Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko clash finally picked
Undefeated Ghanaian boxer vows to beat World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua

Undefeated Ghanaian boxer vows to beat World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua

Ghanaian boxer and one-time musician, Braimah Kamoko has revealed that he can easily floor Nigeria’s Anthony Joshua, the current WBA, WBO and IBF champion.

Undefeated Ghanaian boxer vows to beat World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua
World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua shares photo of his first boxing coach, sends emotional message

World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua shares photo of his first boxing coach, sends emotional message

Anthony Joshua has revealed his first boxing coach to the world in an Instagram post. The coach gave Joshua his break in the sport at the age of 18 in 2007.

World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua shares photo of his first boxing coach, sends emotional message
Nightmare in Nigeria! Former world heavyweight champion to fight Anthony Joshua in Nigeria

Nightmare in Nigeria! Former world heavyweight champion to fight Anthony Joshua in Nigeria

Tyson Fury wants to fight Anthony Joshua in front of 180,000 fans in Nigeria.The two heavyweight boxers are continuing their trash-talks over an upcoming match.

Nightmare in Nigeria! Former world heavyweight champion to fight Anthony Joshua in Nigeria
Tyson Fury blasts Anthony Joshua, says he is not a 'true' Nigerian

Tyson Fury blasts Anthony Joshua, says he is not a 'true' Nigerian

Former WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has come out to lash British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua on social media as he challenged him to a fight.

Tyson Fury blasts Anthony Joshua, says he is not a 'true' Nigerian
Prophesy your love for my soul! BBNaija’s Uriel declares her love for boxer Anthony Joshua (video)

Prophesy your love for my soul! BBNaija’s Uriel declares her love for boxer Anthony Joshua (video)

The number of women who have declared their love for Nigerian-born British boxer is very long. Uriel Oputa from BBNaija has added her name to the list.

Prophesy your love for my soul! BBNaija’s Uriel declares her love for boxer Anthony Joshua (video)
LOVELY! Checkout the STUNNING lady who stole the heart of Anthony Joshua

LOVELY! Checkout the STUNNING lady who stole the heart of Anthony Joshua

Nigerian-British professional boxer, Anthony Joshua is reportedly dating mother of his child and a fitness model Nicole Osbourne who met met in school.

LOVELY! Checkout the STUNNING lady who stole the heart of Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua's next match to defend World Heavyweight title revealed

Anthony Joshua's next match to defend World Heavyweight title revealed

Anthony Joshua’s blockbuster rematch against Wladimir Klitschko “looks like it’s going to happen”, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn.

Anthony Joshua's next match to defend World Heavyweight title revealed
Anthony Joshua shows off another Nigerian meal he loves to consume (photo)

Anthony Joshua shows off another Nigerian meal he loves to consume (photo)

Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua sure knows how to enjoy a delicious Nigerian meal. The boxer posted a picture of the heavy eba he consumed recently.

Anthony Joshua shows off another Nigerian meal he loves to consume (photo)
Inspite winning over N6.1bn, Anthony Joshua relocates back to his mum's mini flat

Inspite winning over N6.1bn, Anthony Joshua relocates back to his mum's mini flat

WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has relocated back to his mother's 2-bedroom apartment despite all the fame and riches.

Inspite winning over N6.1bn, Anthony Joshua relocates back to his mum's mini flat
Anthony Joshua gets surprise visits from drug testers less than two weeks after becoming world champion

Anthony Joshua gets surprise visits from drug testers less than two weeks after becoming world champion

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua received an early morning wake-up call from drug testers less than two weeks after defeating Wladimir Klitschko.

Anthony Joshua gets surprise visits from drug testers less than two weeks after becoming world champion
How Anthony Joshua almost clashed with Vitali Klitschko after he defeated the brother

How Anthony Joshua almost clashed with Vitali Klitschko after he defeated the brother

British boxer Anthony Joshua defeated Wladamir Klitschko to defend his IBF heavyweight title and win the WBA and IBO heavyweight in an epic brawl on April 29.

How Anthony Joshua almost clashed with Vitali Klitschko after he defeated the brother
Meet all Anthony Joshua's family members based in Nigeria (video)

Meet all Anthony Joshua's family members based in Nigeria (video)

NAIJ.com met up with the Nigerian based family members of Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, the new boxing World Heavyweight champion.

Meet all Anthony Joshua's family members based in Nigeria (video)
Mike Tyson makes HUGE statement about Anthony Joshua

Mike Tyson makes HUGE statement about Anthony Joshua

Retired king of boxing Mike Tyson has tipped the new WBA and IBO champion Anthony Joshua to become a great in the years to come after his victory over Klitschko

Mike Tyson makes HUGE statement about Anthony Joshua
Pastor Adeboye reacts to Anthony Joshua's victory over Klitschko

Pastor Adeboye reacts to Anthony Joshua's victory over Klitschko

Pst Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, has congratulated the new boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Pastor Adeboye reacts to Anthony Joshua's victory over Klitschko
AMAZING! See the stadium and street that will be named after Anthony Joshua (video)

AMAZING! See the stadium and street that will be named after Anthony Joshua (video)

NAIJ.com took a trip to Sagamu Remo, Ogun state to visit the street and stadium the Ogun state government is looking to rename after Anthony Joshua.

AMAZING! See the stadium and street that will be named after Anthony Joshua (video)
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