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Martin vs. Joshua

Joshua-Martin averages 275K viewers on Showtime

By Scott Gilfoid: The April 9 title fight between IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-1-1, 21 KOs) and Great Britain’s Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) failed to bring in a lot of viewers on Showtime for their fight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. The Martin-Joshua fight was televised in the States and it […]

Tyson Fury: Joshua looked slow and ponderous in the ring

By Scott Gilfoid: While many of Anthony Joshua’s fans were crowing like a yard full of roosters after Joshua’s win over IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-1-1, 21 KOs) last Saturday night, IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wasn’t one of them. Fury wasn’t impressed with what he saw from the 26-year-old Joshua in his two-knockdown […]

Charles Martin: I got hit with a right hand I didn’t see

By Scott Gilfoid: Charles Martin (23-1-1, 21 KOs) says he didn’t see the right hand that dropped him for his first knockdown of his 2nd round stoppage loss to Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) last Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, UK. This wasn’t a good fight. I don’t like how the fight […]

Anthony Joshua defeats Charles Martin

William Hill reported big money on Anthony Joshua just before the new IBF world champion defeated Charles Martin on Saturday night at the O2. The bookmakers, who sponsored the fight, took a £45,000 bet on AJ at odds of 2/9 and two other bets of £20,000 at the same odds. The firm also reported a […]

Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin

The undefeated knockout artist blasted defending champion Charles Martin in the second round to capture the IBF belt on Saturday in front of a rousing hometown crowd at The O2 in London on SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL. Joshua, who kept his perfect KO record in tact to advance to 16-0 with 16 KOs, earned a heavyweight […]

Joshua stops Martin in 2nd, wins IBF title

By Jeff Aranow: Unbeaten Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) made easy work of a timid IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-1-1, 21 KOs) in stopping him in the 2nd round on Saturday night to capture his IBF title at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Joshua knocked Martin down twice in the 2nd round with […]

Charles Martin ready to KO Anthony Joshua tonight

By Scott Gilfoid: For some reason, IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KOs) will be an underdog tonight when he enters the ring against unbeaten challenger Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Martin’s best chance of winning the fight is to take the heavily muscled 244lb Joshua into […]

Froch analyzes Martin vs. Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former super middleweight champion Carl Froch says he thinks Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) will defeat IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KOs) in their fight tonight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Froch doesn’t really given any concrete reasons why he believes Joshua will win other than him being […]

Charles Martin: I’m going to break Joshua down and stop him

By Scott Gilfoid: Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KOs) says he’s fully prepared for his title defense on Saturday night against unbeaten and highly hyped Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) at the O2 Arena in London, England. Martin had done his homework well in scouting out Joshua’s past fights and spotted the chinks in his armor. […]

Weights: Joshua 244lbs, Martin 245

By Scott Gilfoid: By Edmond Stucey: IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KOs) weighed in slightly more than the heavily muscled challenger Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) on Friday in coming in at 245 pounds at the weigh-in for their fight on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England. Joshua weighed in […]

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