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Anthony Joshua Record

Total Fights31
Title Wins6
Title Defenses7
Title-Fight KOs7
KO Wins25
KO Losses1
Anthony Joshua Record & Stats
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      What is Anthony Joshua's boxing record?

      10 years and five months into his professional boxing career, Anthony Joshua has fought 31 times with 28 wins and 3 losses.

      Joshua's boxing record is currently 28-3, which includes six heavyweight world-title wins and seven successful title defense fights. He has a 80.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 25 of his total 31 fights being knockout wins, seven of which were in title fights. The only knockout loss in Joshua's career is a 7th round TKO loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. in a heavyweight title fight.

      His latest fight was a 2nd round KO victory over Francis Ngannou on March 8, 2024.

      Some of Joshua's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Wladimir Klitschko, Andy Ruiz Jr., Joseph Parker, Charles Martin, Alexander Povetkin, Kubrat Pulev, and Éric Molina.

      31Mar 8, 202434Francis NgannouWinKO2
      30Dec 23, 202334Otto WallinWinRTD5
      29Aug 12, 202333Robert HeleniusWinKO7
      28Apr 1, 202333Jermaine FranklinWinUD
      27Aug 20, 202232Oleksandr UsykLoss *SD
      26Sep 25, 202131Oleksandr UsykLoss *UD
      25Dec 12, 202031Kubrat PulevWin *KO9
      24Dec 7, 201930Andy Ruiz Jr.Win *UD
      23Jun 1, 201929Andy Ruiz Jr.Loss *TKO7
      22Sep 22, 201828Alexander PovetkinWin *TKO7
      21Mar 31, 201828Joseph ParkerWin *UD
      20Oct 28, 201728Carlos TakamWin *TKO10
      19Apr 29, 201727Wladimir KlitschkoWin *TKO11
      18Dec 10, 201627Éric MolinaWin *TKO3
      17Jun 25, 201626Dominic BreazealeWin *TKO7
      16Apr 9, 201626Charles MartinWin *KO2
      15Dec 12, 201526Dillian WhyteWinTKO7
      14Sep 12, 201525Gary CornishWinTKO1
      13May 30, 201525Kevin JohnsonWinTKO2
      12May 9, 201525Raphael Zumbano LoveWinTKO2
      11Apr 4, 201525Jason GavernWinKO3
      10Nov 22, 201425Michael SprottWinTKO1
      9Oct 11, 201424Denis BakhtovWinTKO2
      8Sep 13, 201424Konstantin AirichWinTKO3
      7Jul 12, 201424Matt SkeltonWinTKO2
      6May 31, 201424Matt LeggWinKO1
      5Mar 1, 201424Hector AvilaWinKO1
      4Feb 1, 201424Dorian DarchWinTKO2
      3Nov 14, 201324Hrvoje KisicekWinTKO2
      2Oct 26, 201324Paul ButlinWinTKO2
      1Oct 5, 201323Emanuele LeoWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Anthony Joshua (AJ) is a 34-year old British professional boxer. He was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England on October 15, 1989. He is a former heavyweight world champion.

      Joshua made his professional boxing debut against Emanuele Leo at the age of 23 on October 5, 2013, defeating Leo via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 21 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 20 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on April 9, 2016 after 15 professional fights, against Charles Martin for the heavyweight IBF title. He defeated Martin via 2nd round KO to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      Anthony Joshua is a three-time unified heavyweight world champion, and has won six world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Joshua's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Joshua has had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Cameroonian boxer Francis Ngannou on March 8, 2024. Joshua won the fight via 2nd round KO. It's been 4 months and 13 days since this fight.


      Joshua has had a total of 12 world-title fights till today, which includes winning six world titles and seven successful title defenses. He won nine of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Anthony Joshua has fought for heavyweight world titles in five fights and won four of these fights, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won six heavyweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Dec 7, 2019^Andy Ruiz Jr.HeavyweightWBA (Super), IBF, WBOUD
      Mar 31, 2018^Joseph ParkerHeavyweightWBOUD
      Apr 29, 2017^Wladimir KlitschkoHeavyweightWBA (Super)*TKO
      Apr 9, 2016Charles MartinHeavyweightIBFKO
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Anthony Joshua has had nine heavyweight world-title defense fights. He won seven of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Dec 12, 2020Kubrat PulevHeavyweightWBA (Super), IBF, WBOKO
      Sep 22, 2018Alexander PovetkinHeavyweightWBA (Super), IBF, WBOTKO
      Mar 31, 2018^Joseph ParkerHeavyweightWBA (Super), IBFUD
      Oct 28, 2017Carlos TakamHeavyweightWBA (Super), IBFTKO
      Apr 29, 2017^Wladimir KlitschkoHeavyweightIBFTKO
      Dec 10, 2016Éric MolinaHeavyweightIBFTKO
      Jun 25, 2016Dominic BreazealeHeavyweightIBFTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Anthony Joshua has lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of six titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Sep 25, 2021Oleksandr UsykHeavyweightWBA (Super), IBF, WBOUD
      Jun 1, 2019Andy Ruiz Jr.HeavyweightWBA (Super), IBF, WBOTKO


      Joshua has fought a total of 31 times till today, which includes 12 world-title fights at the heavyweight division. He is among the very best of his generation and is known for his great performances in his fights. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 9, 2016: Joshua wins his first world title by defeating Charles Martin via 2nd round KO. He is now the IBF heavyweight world champion.

      • December 10, 2016: Joshua successfully defends the IBF heavyweight title against Éric Molina, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • April 29, 2017: Joshua becomes a unified heavyweight world champion by beating Wladimir Klitschko via 11th round TKO. He now holds the IBF and WBA (Super) heavyweight world-champion belts.

      • October 28, 2017: Joshua successfully defends the WBA (Super) and IBF heavyweight titles against Carlos Takam, winning the fight via 10th round TKO.

      • March 31, 2018: Joshua becomes a unified heavyweight world champion by beating Joseph Parker via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO heavyweight world-champion belts.

      • September 22, 2018: Joshua successfully defends the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin, winning the fight via 7th round TKO.

      • December 7, 2019: Joshua becomes a unified heavyweight world champion by beating Andy Ruiz Jr. via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO heavyweight world-champion belts.

      • December 12, 2020: Joshua successfully defends the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev, winning the fight via 9th round KO.


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