Anthony Joshua Secures New Heavyweight Title After Unanimous Victory Against Joseph Parker

Joshua's win means that he now holds three of the four recognized world boxing titles.

British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua is now holds the WBO world heavyweight champion, after defeating opponent Joseph Parker in a highly-anticipated match on Saturday night in Cardiff, Wales.

It was a calculated and extended win for Joshua, who challenged Parker's durability over a 36 minute match, eventually earning the win in the 11th round after a unanimous decision.

"This was about boxing finesse—I stuck to my word," the heavyweight told Sky Sports. "I know what it takes to be a champion. Joshua Parker said he wanted a war, but it was all about boxing finesse. The main thing we cannot forget is that I am the unified heavyweight champion of the world."


Joshua's win means that he now holds three of the four recognized world titles, repotsBBC News. He is now the unified WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight.

Joshua had no reservations about revealing who he wants to take on next.

"I want[Deontay] Wilderor [Tyson] Fury. Get him [Wilder] in the ring and I'll knock him spark out."

Clearly there's no slowing this man down. Congrats to the heavyweight champion!

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