Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker, billed as Road to Undisputed, was a professional boxing heavyweight unification match contested between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker. The night of boxing which aired on PPV and other paid channel was worth the hype.
The Nigerian British Boxer Anthony Joshua has retained his titles and has unified the belt. HE is now the WBA, IBO, IBF and WBO World Champion. Since Lenox Louis, we have not had such a boxer do this. the Champ defeated Joseph Parker via unanimous decision.
The match was not just a walk in the park for Anthony Joshua. Parker gave him a run for his money tho. The match got heated with the 80,000 rabid fans at Principality Stadium. It must interest you to know that Joseph Parker became the first fighter to ever go the full 12 rounds against the former Olympic champion.
Anthony Joshua defeats Joseph Parker on points to become WBA, IBO, IBF and now WBO World Champion
- Anthony Joshua wins on points 118-110, 118-110, 119-109
- Joshua now holds the WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO belts
- Joshua taken the distance for first time in his pro career
- Victory in Cardiff was Joshua’s 21st straight career win
- Joshua says he now wants Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury
— The Sports Junky (@TheSportsJunky1) March 31, 2018
After the bout, Joshua sent out a warning to both WBC title-holder Deontay Wilder and former world champion Tyson Fury after the fight. Fury took to his Instagram to criticise the bout’s lack of excitement but was more forgiving of Parker.
Deontay Wilder then took to Twitter to respond Anthony Joshua.
P.S. Take AFRICA off your Arm. They’re warriors. You from UK brotha pic.twitter.com/09yv1bCqrq
— Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) April 1, 2018
Wilder is currently the WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World! 40-0 (39 KO’s).
P.S. Take AFRICA off your Arm. They’re warriors. You from UK brotha
How Social Media Responded to the fight seems unanimous also. Alot of boxing fans were of the view that the referee interference in the fight was alot.
— Amy AFC (@newmanqueen1) March 31, 2018