Anthony Joshua crushes Povetkin to maintain world heavyweight titles

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Anthony Joshua crushes Povetkin to maintain world heavyweight titles

World heavyweight champion Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua popularly known as Anthony Joshua knocked out Alexander Povetkin to retain his triumphant record after victoriously  winning his 22nd bout.

The British-Nigerian boxer, spectacularly retained his IBF, WBA Super, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday night after he knocked out the Russian boxer, 38, in the seventh round.

“Povetkin is a very tough challenger, he proved that tonight with good left hooks and counter punches.

“I came in here to have fun, and give it my best, I knew he was strong to the head but weak to the body. I was just mixing it up.

“It could have been seven, maybe nine, maybe 12 rounds to get him out of there. But the ultimate aim was to be victorious. I got my knockout streak back.

“Wembley, thank you so much. Everyone involved, Team Povetkin, thanks.” Joshua said after the match.

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