Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-01, boxing match not so exciting: Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Franklin vs Joshua is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 1st, at the O2 Arena in London (United Kingdom), in a 12-round heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Anthony Joshua record
The 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist and former IBF, IBO, WBO, WBA world champion Anthony Joshua entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 24-3-0 (22 KOs=91%) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyson Fury).
In his last three bouts AJ has beat Kubrat Pulev (Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev) but then he has lost twice with Oleksandr Usyk (Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk I and
Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II).
But if you want to watch Joshua’s best fights, here are two exciting matches:
- Anthony Joshua vs Dillian Whyte, 4-stars bout of 2015
- Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko, ‘The Ring magazine’ Fight of the Year 2017
Jermaine Franklin record
His opponent, Jermaine Franklin, has an official record of 21-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.34 in the heavyweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Dillian Whyte last year (via split decision, Dillian Whyte vs Jermaine Franklin); in his previous two fights he had beat Pavel Sour and Rodney Moore.
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Jermaine Franklin and Anthony Joshua, from the official Matchroom Boxing Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Joshua vs Franklin weigh-in from the official DAZN Boxing Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Joshua vs Franklin fight?
Anthony Joshua defeated Jermaine Franklin via unanimous decision. Scores were 118-111, 117-111, 117-111.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the post-fight interview video of Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin.