Sunday, 23 September 2018

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Recap, Result and Reactions

Anthony Joshua exploded into life to stop Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds to retain his WBA Super, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles in front of 80,000 at Wembley.


Joshua had not really hurt Povetkin before he ended the fight in a brutal devastating few seconds in the seventh.

He did the initial damage with a big right hand, and followed that up with a several unanswered shots before landing another right to send the Russian challenger to the canvas.
Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Recap, Result and Reactions
Povetkin fell through the ropes and did not know where he was. He somehow staggered to his feet, but referee Steve Gray waved it off as Joshua pummelled the former WBA champ to hand him the first stoppage of his 36-fight career.

It was a destructive end to a fight in which Povetkin had caused Joshua problems early on. Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Recap, R




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