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Anthony Joshua weight, top and attain: Skilled report, profession stats and extra forward of Kubrat Pulev conflict this weekend


Dec 8, 2020
Anthony Joshua weight, height and reach: Professional record, career stats and more ahead of Kubrat Pulev clash this weekend

Anthony Joshua had a curler coaster of a yr in 2019 however topped it by avenging his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr and is now set to return to the ring once more.

The Olympic champion takes on IBF necessary challenger Kubrat Pulev this weekend at Wembley Area having seen his 2020 calendar disrupted by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Anthony Joshua takes on Kubrat Pulev on the Wembley Area this weekend
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Joshua was set to face Pulev again in the summertime after which tackle Tyson Fury however plans needed to modified and he’s now set to see out the yr by placing his world titles on the road in London.

Joshua’s notorious 2017 win over legendary Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko propelled him to superstardom however his unbeaten dominance got here to a shuddering finish by the hands of Mexican Ruiz in 2019.

That defeat in New York drew huge criticism however he answered all his doubters by successful their rematch in Saudi Arabia in gorgeous vogue final December.

AJ might be keen to maintain his critics at bay by beating Pulev this weekend forward of a possible double-header towards Fury subsequent yr.

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Anthony Joshua: Debut and who he has fought

Following his gorgeous displaying on the Olympics, Joshua turned professional a yr later and made his debut towards Italian Emanuele Leo at The O2 Area on October 5, 2013.

He received that combat within the first spherical after which had 13 extra straight-forward victories earlier than being examined for the primary time by Dillian Whyte.

Their bout, once more at The O2 Area, ran for seven rounds earlier than Joshua accomplished the job with a devastating KO.

Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Alexander Povetkin

AJ went to dispatch of Charles Martin inside 5 minutes to win the IBF title after which made quick work of Dominic Breazeale and Eric Molina.

Joshua’s breakthrough victory towards Klitschko can subsequent, including the WBA and IBO titles to his assortment.

He then defended his belts towards Carlos Takam, Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin.

However his good work was undone in dramatic vogue when he confronted Ruiz in New York, being put down 4 instances on his American debut to relinquish his titles.

Six months later, the 2 met once more, this time in Diriyah in Saudi Arabia.

AJ placed on a boxing masterclass to fully dominate Ruiz and reclaim his belts on the first try.

He’ll put his titles on the road once more this weekend when he faces off towards Pulev.

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko produced one of many basic heavyweight fights in 2017
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Anthony Joshua: Wins, losses {and professional} report

Of the 24 fights Joshua has confronted, he has received 23 with that one defeat to Ruiz.

He has claimed 21 victories by the best way of knockout, 5 coming inside the primary spherical.

Anthony Joshua: Weight, top and attain

Joshua’s weight has different throughout his profession to this point and he clocked in at a light-weight 16 stone 13lbs for his win over Ruiz. He was 10 kilos heavier for his or her first combat.

Joshua is among the many heaviest heavyweight champions within the historical past of the game regardless of his athletic physic.

The 31-year-old, who fights from an orthodox stance, is 6ft 6in (198cm) and has a attain of 82in (208cm).

Andy Ruiz Jr dropped AJ 4 instances in his shock victory again in 2019
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Anthony Joshua: Subsequent combat and future opponents

Joshua will face Pulev this weekend with 1,000 followers capable of be in attendance on the Wembley Area.

It has then been confirmed that Joshua will face Tyson Fury in two all-British blockbuster bouts in 2021 offering he comes by his conflict with the Bulgarian.

It’s understood that the 2 camps have been in talks over an undisputed title bout since early Might.

Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn mentioned: “It’s truthful to say [Joshua and Fury] are in settlement relating to the monetary phrases.

“We’re in a great place. It’s truthful to say that, in precept, each guys have agreed to that combat. Two fights.”