Apr 29 2017
Saturday

Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
18-0-0 
TKO 11

Score cards

  • 96-93
  • 93-95
  • 95-93
TKO 11
64-4-0

Your Scorecard

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
IBF World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
46
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
UDUDKOTKOUD
18
Wins
64
18
By KO
53
100
KO%
83
0
Loses
4
Draws
0
2013
Debut
1996

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
2
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WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
3

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko report

Who won Joshua vs Klitschko?

Anthony Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 29th April 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA & IBF belts on the line.

Joshua vs Klitschko stats

Anthony Joshua stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Wladimir Klitschko made his way to the ring with a record of 64 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 53 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Joshua had advantage in power over Klitschko, with a 100% knock out percentage over Klitschko's 83%.

Anthony Joshua was the younger man by 13 years, at 33 years old.

Joshua had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Joshua & Wladimir Klitschko fought out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 50 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 16 year and 10 months later than Klitschko, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 233 less professional rounds, 136 to Klitschko's 369.

Wladimir Klitschko was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 3 by the IBF in the 201lb division.

Joshua vs Klitschko form

Anthony Joshua had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Eric Molina on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Charles Martin on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Dillian Whyte on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight and BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Gary Cornish on 12th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Klitschko had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tyson Fury on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Previous to that, he had defeated Bryant Jennings on 25th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Bryant Jennings on 25th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Kubrat Pulev on 15th November 2014 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Altona, Germany.

He had beat Kubrat Pulev on 15th November 2014 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Hamburg.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Joshua had been fighting more than Wladimir Klitschko.

Going to this contest, Anthony Joshua had last fought 5 years, 11 months and 29 days ago, while Wladimir Klitschko's last outing had been 7 years and 11 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Klitschko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What time did Joshua vs Klitschko start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:45 PM BST at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:45 PM EST or 1:45 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Joshua vs Klitschko?

Joshua vs Klitschko was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.

What were the odds on Joshua vs Klitschko?

Anthony Joshua was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Wladimir Klitschko made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.

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