Anthony Joshua pro record, titles ahead of Jermaine Franklin 2023 boxing fight

Decorated boxer Anthony Joshua’s career has been one of great success. From winning gold at the Olympics to unifying the heavyweight division, AJ’s name has value everywhere.

Joshua hails from Watford, England and is the flagship for Matchroom Boxing and DAZN. Partnering with the streaming giant as a fighter and ambassador, AJ’s presence has resulted in record-breaking viewership and classic battles for gold and bragging rights.

Despite being 2-3 in his last five bouts, Joshua can still return to the top of the heavyweight division provided he can return to the victory column. With new coach Derrick James taking over Robert McCracken and Robert Garcia, the pressure is on.

Can the 33-year-old ex-champ keep a cool head?

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Joshua’s next fight is on April 1 against American Jermaine Franklin. Franklin, 29, is a rising star looking to upset the balance of power in the heavyweight division. After taking on everyone from novices to veterans, Joshua is determined to reclaim his post

The Sporting News follows Joshua’s career from where he started to where he is today.

What titles has Anthony Joshua won?

Joshua won the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles early in his career.

He is a two-time Unified Heavyweight Champion, having twice held the WBA, IBF, and WBO titles

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What is Anthony Joshua’s boxing record??

Anthony Joshua has a career record of 24-3 (22 KOs), with a career stretching back to his pro debut in 2013.

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After a 40-3 amateur record and winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, Joshua was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). He beat Emanuele Leo via TKO in his debut. From 2014-15, Joshua won local gold including the Commonwealth and British heavyweight titles against Gary Cornish and Dillian Whyte.

From 2016 to 2018, Joshua beat the likes of Charles Martin, Dominic Breazeale, Eric Molina, Wladimir Klitschko, Carlos Takam, Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin. He beat Martin for the IBF heavyweight title, Klitschko for the WBA version and Parker for the WBO belt.

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Things took a nasty turn for Joshua in 2019 when underdog Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned him in one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history. Ruiz replaced Jarrell Miller, who was suspended after multiple failed drug tests. Joshua bounced back by defeating Ruiz in a rematch a few months later in Saudi Arabia to regain the belts, retaining them against Kubrat Pulev in December 2020.

However, when a fight against Tyson Fury was scrapped for an undisputed champion, Joshua defended the titles against mandatory challenger and former cruiserweight king, Oleksandr Usyk. The Ukrainian left won the fight via unanimous decision in September 2021 and won the August 2022 rematch via split decision.

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