Former World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to return to the ring on April 1 in opposition to American Jermaine Franklin on the O2 Area in Greenwich, London.
Joshua is coming off two consecutive losses to champion Oleksandr Usyk and desires to get again on the street to a world championship. The 33-year-old fighter has at all times proven the need regardless of his latest defeats and has labored to right errors for the long run.
In September 2021 he misplaced his belts to the Ukrainian by unanimous choice in Tottenham, whereas within the rematch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, he misplaced by cut up choice.
Franklin is a harmful opponent. He has expertise, punching energy and his solely loss was to Dillyan White by majority choice final November. The American is 29 years outdated and is aware of learn how to adapt to all sorts of opponents, so it’s anticipated to be a very good combat.
Joshua has a file of 24 wins, 3 losses and 22 knockouts. Franklin has 21 wins, 1 loss and 14 knockouts.