ANTHONY JOSHUA prevailed in a basic over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley so as to add the WBA heavyweight title to his IBF strap
The triumph was the end result of an unimaginable journey from being remand in custody to preventing in entrance of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium.
Right here is all the things you’ll want to know after Joshua added the WBA and IBO heavyweight championships to his IBF title.
Who’s Anthony Joshua and the place did he develop up?
Anthony Joshua was born in Watford to Nigerian dad and mom in 1989.
He spent a few of his early years in Nigeria, earlier than returning to Watford half manner via Yr 7 and attending Kings Langley Secondary College.
Known as ‘Femi’ by his buddies and former lecturers, resulting from his center identify ‘Oluwafemi’, Joshua excelled at soccer and athletics, operating the 100m in simply 11.6 seconds when he was in Yr 9.
He started boxing in 2007, aged 18.
What are Anthony Joshua’s profession highlights?
Joshua went into the London 2012 Olympics as a world silver medallist.
Within the remaining he received Olympic gold towards reigning champion Roberto Cammarelle on a countback after drawing on factors (18-18).
Since turning skilled in July 2013, when he signed a take care of Matchroom Boxing, he is 18-Zero.
Joshua received the British heavyweight title in 2015 after knocking out Dilian Whyte within the seventh spherical.
And in April 2016 he knocked out Charles Martin within the second to clinch the IBF heavyweight championship, which he nonetheless holds in the present day.
Then, in entrance 90,000 individuals at Wembley Stadium – the largest post-war British crowd – Joshua climbed off the canvas to cease Wladimir Klitschko within the 11th spherical of an absolute basic.
When did Joshua make his debut?
AJ made his debut simply three months after turning skilled, and amid enormous fanfare, he destroyed his opponent.
Italian Emanuele Leo lasted simply 2mins 47secs of the battle on the O2 Area London, earlier than referee Ian John Lewis waved the battle off.
To be honest to Leo, he truly lasted longer than a few of Joshua’s different opponents who’ve hit the canvas early doorways.
Who’s he courting?
In accordance with Joshua himself, he does not have lots of time for girlfriends, and should not see himself settling down till his boxing profession is over.
“If individuals can journey with me for the following 10 to 12 years I might actually respect it, but when they cannot foresee the long run I might somewhat they bounce off the boat as a result of I can not cease for nobody proper now,” he informed the Night Normal.
“I used to be chatting with my coach, who labored with Carl Froch who had a 12-year profession. In the future it does end and now he has on a regular basis on the earth to consider enterprise, household.”
Who has he dated?
AJ was most just lately seen with supermodel Bella Hadid, as the 2 met on the GQ awards in Could.
He reportedly exchanged flirty messages with the 21-year-old, however nothing concrete transpired after that.
The mom of his son is Nicole Osborne, a pole dancing trainer who has been Joshua’s on-off lover for the reason that two have been in school.
What number of youngsters does he have?
It was revealed final yr, after his title profitable victory over Charles Martin, that Joshua had a secret lovechild with Osborne.
His son, Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua was born on October 6, 2015.
AJ purchased a £500,000 flat in Finchley, North london for his two-year-old son and ex-girlfriend.
How a lot cash has Joshua made in boxing?
Joshua is believed to have pocketed £15million alone from the Wembley super-fight with Wladimir Klitschko.
Earlier than the bout, the Brit was believed to be price round £13million – after simply 19 skilled fights.
And a few specialists have claimed his incomes potential is greater than that of Floyd Mayweather.
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