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Rankings: Joshua takes over at heavyweight ESPN.com
Source : yahoonews    Date : Tuesday 02 May, 2017 | 17:30 GMT
Anthony Joshua carries the HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (UNLIMITED).

Check out my rankings within each division by clicking on the links below. If there is a lineal champion in a weight class, he is ranked No. 1. Who is the best fighter regardless of weight class? See ESPN's pound-for-pound rankings. For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. Note: Results through May 1. In an effort to provide the most up-to-date rankings, ESPN.com's division-by-division boxing rankings will be updated every Tuesday.

In 2012, Joshua won the Olympic super heavyweight gold medal for Great Britain, become a megastar at home and steamrolled his way to becoming a unified world titleholder. He faced by far the biggest challenge of his career on April 29 when he met former longtime world champion Wladimir Klitschko before a sellout crowd of 90,000 at London's Wembley Stadium in one of the greatest atmospheres ever, and they produced an all-time classic heavyweight title fight that more than lived up to the hype. Joshua survived a knockdown and many difficult moments to score three total knockdowns in a dramatic 11th-round knockout victory as he retained his title and also claim a vacant belt. Klitschko has the right to a rematch, so that very well could be next for Joshua. Whomever he fights it's sure to be an entertaining fight.
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