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Anthony Joshua Biography
Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua is a British born Nigerian professional boxer, he is two-time unified heavyweight boxing champion of the world, currently Anthony Joshua is holding the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO titles.
In his early years, when Anthony Joshua was in Nigeria, he attend the Mayflower Secondary School, Ikenne, Ogun State, before he and his mother returned to the United Kingdom, immediately after his parents divorced when he was just 12 years old of during this moment.
When Anthony Joshua and his mother arrived the United Kingdom, he continue his education at the Kings Langley Secondary School, before proceeded to become a boxer.
Anthony Joshua started his career as an amateur boxing in 2007, when he was 18 years of age, before he joined the Club, Finchley ABC in Barnet, North London, where he won his maiden Haringey Box Cup in 2009.
In 2010, he won the Great Britain Amateur Boxing Championships and was named Amateur Boxer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Club in 2011. Joshua won gold in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games held in London.
Anthony Joshua became a professional boxer in 2013, and immediately he has his first heavyweight boxing match which was against Italy’s Emanuele Leo on October 5, 2013, he won the by Technical Knock Out (TKO) in the first round. In 2014, Joshua reached an impressive record of 9-0 after his victory over the Russia’s Denis Bakhtov for the WBC International Heavyweight Title.
Anthony Joshua won the Commonwealth heavyweight title in September 2015, three months later, he won his the British heavyweight title.
In April 2017, Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko to defend his IBF heavyweight title, before his 7th round knockout victory over Alexander Povetkin in September 2018. At end of record by late 2018 Anthony Joshua stood at an impressive 22 wins and 0 losses.
Joshua’s first career heavyweight loss was in the Joshua vs. Ruiz fight, the fight terms were agreed in a week. On May 1, it was just one month to go before the fight night, the fight Joshua vs. Ruiz was announced to take place at the Madison Square Garden in New York City exclusively on DAZN in the United States, before Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch in Saudi Arabia on December 7, 2019. According to numerous source, Anthony Joshua is one of the greatest boxer in history.
Height, Weight And Body Measurements
Anthony Joshua’s height is 6-foot-6 inches (1.98 m), and weights 237 pounds (107 kg), currently his chest is 47-inch, while his arms/biceps are 17 inches, a 27- inch thigh, likewise calf is 18-inch.
Age And Place Of Birth
Anthony Joshua was born 15 October 1989 (age 31 years) in Watford, United Kingdom.
Anthony Joshua is currently estimated to be $131.4 million US dollars.