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Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua Net Worth, Age, Bio & Girlfriend.

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Boxing is one of the most-watched and most enjoyed athletes all over the world. it is a combat sport whereby two boxers wearing gloves are throwing punches at each other in the boxing ring until one of them is being defeated by the other opponent, and as we have amateur boxers, also we have professional boxers.

In the professional category, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua is within the top professional boxers of our time, winning all sorts of titles and uplifting more to fame.

Are you willing to know real facts about Anthony Joshua, his biography, age, career, boxing record, and more? then here comes the answer to all your questions.

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Who Is Anthony Joshua?

Anthony’s full birth name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, an African-American professional boxer who was born on the 15th of October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, to a family of Robert Joshua and Reta who were both Nigerians, specifically a native of Yoruba land.

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Although his parents later separated when he was 12 years of age. However, it didn’t stop him from achieving his goal. Joshua attended Mayflower, a boarding school in Ikenne, located in Nigeria for a few years, and then traveled to the U.K to join Kings Langley Secondary School in Watford England for his 7 years of compulsory education after his parent’s separation.

Anthony is found interested in athletics, breaking his school’s record with the record of 11.6 seconds in the Year Nine 100 m race. In the professional boxing category, Joshua’s cousin, Ben Ileyemi paired together with him to their professional debut in 2013.

Boxing Career.

Anthony’s career began as he started boxing at his age of 18 in 2007 where he started training with his cousin in his club Finchley ABC, located in Barnet, North London. in 2011, Joshua participated and won a silver medal in the 2011 AIBA World Boxing Championships, representing England as an amateur.

He thereafter indulges himself in more training and was selected to represent Great Britain in the 2012 world Olympics, winning a gold medal which is secondly the Britain boxer to win both golds after James DeGale. Joshua made his professional debut on October 5, 2013, after defeating Erislandy Savón 17-16, Zhang Zhilei 15:11, Ivan Dychko 13-11, and Roberto Cammarelle +18-18 in the 2012 world Olympics.

Boxing Record.

Joshua’s first professional debut was against Emanuele Leo, and he wasn’t one of those that disappoint certainly for defeating Leo.
In October 2013, Joshua had his second fight with Paul Butlin, taking him down in few seconds at the first round with great instincts. His third and last fight for 2013 was against Hrvoje Kisicek in November 2013, where he delivered a really fast powerful combination of his past matches and even more to defeat Kisicek.

Dorian Darch was his first opponent in 2014, and after struggling with few punches, he was set down with a clinical, brutal, and tragic performance by Anthony Joshua with severe points. Followed by the defeat of Hector Alfredo Avila by Joshua in March 2014. In May 2014, Joshua matched with Matt Legg and won after a tough 6 round of Heavyweight fighting.

Joshua continues on his professional boxing career, accomplishing it again 7 out of 7 after combatting with Matt Skelton in July 2014, Joshua defeated him in 45 seconds at the second round of the match.

He won more titles after fighting and defeating professional boxers including Konstantin Alrich, Denis Bakhtov “with great experience”, Michael Sprott, Jason Garvern, Raphael Zumbano Love “with a severe knockout”, Kelvin Johnson “destroyed in the first and second round”, Gary Cornish, Dillian Whyte “with a brutal finish after a very tough fight” and more.

The undefeated Heavyweight Champion challenged Charles Martin for the IBF world title, Joshua knocked him out at the very first punch he threw, same as the second and the IBF world champion fell miserably shocked.

In June 2016, Joshua had his first title defense with Dominic Breazeale and defeated him at the 7th round of the match, followed by the second title defense with Eric Molina and more.

Unfortunately, Anthony’s undefeated title was broken by one of the best of the best professional boxer in the world “Andy Ruiz Jr” who defeated him in the 7th round of the fight with a knockout.

Andy Ruiz Jr then won the heavyweight title in June 2019, but Joshua made a great come back and avenged while regaining his heavyweight title and winning the WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO belts in the rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on the 7th of December.

On the 2nd of March 2020, it was announced that Joshua would defend his heavyweight titles after he was challenged by Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on the 20th of June in London. Moreover, the match was rescheduled to April 3, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Later on, the fight was moved to Wembley Arena and Joshua defeated Pulev with a knockout and retained his heavyweight titles.

In the future, another heavyweight professional champion, Daniel Dubois will surely match with Anthony Joshua which is gonna be a really tough fight.

Also read: Daniel Dubois Biography, Age, Boxrec & Career

Height & Weight.

The professional heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua’s height in feet is 1.98 m while his weight in Kg is 108kg.

Net Worth.

Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua is one of the biggest athletes being paid in the world of boxing. Over the last couple of years in his professional career, he is building great fortunes and having an estimated net worth of $55million (£42m) and more. he is also having dozens of sponsorship which will surely earn him huge amounts of money in years to come alongside his professional boxing career.

Anthony Joshua Spouse/ Child.

Many fans of Anthony Joshua research every day on who Joshua’s wife is or who he is dating, and here comes the answer to your questions. The Watford heavyweight champion tends to keep his personal relationship out of the public eyes, but Joshua is not yet married.

Meanwhile, he had a son named Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua with his ex Nicole Osbourne who happens to be a pole dancer and can be found on Youtube videos.

Joshua expressed in the Evening Standard magazine that he isn’t married because he loves to focus more on his boxing career rather than any relationships as he as dedicated 10 years and more out of his age to his professional boxing career, and mentioned that it could a decade before he settles down with any relationship.

During the summer, Joshua was spotted romantically involved with Amir Khan’s estranged wife Faryal Makhdoom and was accused by Amir.

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