KXIP vs KKR Live Score

Tyson Fury has accepted the challenge issued by world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua following the Londoner's title victory over Wladimir Klitschko.

The IBF heavyweight champion added the WBA belt to his CV with a 11th-round stoppage win over the Ukrainian in front of 90,000 fans.

Joshua was billed as the young powerful big hitter that could well struggle if the fight went into the latter rounds. Klitschko, his face showing bruises and cut over his left eye, got up quickly and took more incoming shots before turning things around.

But the bout really came alive in the fifth when Joshua got Klitschko down, with the 41-year-old recovering before the count.

"But when you talk about legacy there are markets and boundaries that he (Joshua) wants to break". "In this small little ring here, there's nowhere to hide".

■ The National debate: Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko - who comes out on top?

The Associated Press had it 94-94 going into the final round.

This was a world heavyweight title fight that lived up to the hype.

Previously, Joshua had never been past the seventh round.

More news: No positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

He disclosed this to Oma Akatugba, sports journalist and CEO of Sportsbrand, after he knocked out Wladimir Klitschko, his Ukrainian counterpart, in a heavyweight fight at Wembley.

'Well done Anthony Joshua, good fight, you had life and death with Klitschko and I played with the guy, ' he said.

He said: "London, I hope you enjoyed the fight, he beat me at his best, the best man won tonight". It was Joshua's 19th straight win inside the distance.

"I feel like I have to get past this next fight and I look forward to sitting down and planning a fight with him in the future". It didn't work, but all the respect to Anthony.

England's Joshua remains undefeated as a professional, with 19 victories.

Joshua fought 11 rounds Saturday and had 94 punches landed on him. Klitschko regained his feet on wobbly legs, but he was on the canvas again within seconds after taking a four punch combination.

Following the epic battle, both men were also very respectful of each other.

Joshua weighed 250.1 pounds to 240.5 for Klitschko.Klitschko fell to 64-5 in a long career that began in 1996 after he won the Olympic gold in Atlanta.


COMMENTS