World champion in the heavyweight versions of IBF Anthony Joshua easily defended his title.
The first defense of the championship belt Joshua spent in London in a battle with unbeaten Dominic Brizilan. The applicant has failed to create serious problems to the Olympic champion of London – Joshua wrote in his record 17th early victory.
The first signs of the knockout came in the second round – right uppercut Joshua seriously shook Brizil, but to kill the opponent the owner of the ring had failed.
Subsequent rounds were held with the obvious advantage of Joshua, the Briton regularly check the vitality Brizil, and he meekly took the blows on himself, showing the absolute lack of a coherent plan for the fight.
In the seventh round for the Challenger all ended – Joshua twice sent Brizil down and forced a referee in the ring to stop the one-sided beating.
“Wilder, fury, Haye all of them want to fight me, and I am ready to fight with any of them. I was actually targeting Tyson fury, but he was injured. I hope he will quickly recover and we can hold him to fight in the winter,” says Joshua about his future plans.
It is expected that the next opponent for Anthony Joshua will be the unbeaten new Zealander Joseph Parker, one of the top 10 heavyweights of our time according to the portal “BoxRec”.