What Anthony Joshua has in common with Deontay Wilder is what one of our expert analysts, Rizwaan Zahid, calls “the cheat code” — that pulverizing kind of punching power that (so far) solves all problems.
The British slugger became the first person to knock out Alexander Povetkin on Saturday in a stadium full of people in Wembley, moving another step closer to a tantalizing showdown with Deontay Wilder.
Rizwaan Zahid, Travis Hartman, and John J. Raspanti review Joshua’s seventh-round TKO victory, look ahead to Wilder’s own problematic showdown with Tyson Fury, discuss the veracity of Canelo’s claim that he wants to fight again in December, and wonder about the otherwise-promising future of Billy Joe Saunders in the wake of a disturbing incident that calls his character into question.
We get a separate take on Anthony Joshua’s victory (and other UK boxing news) from our British correspondent, Paul McLaughlin, then speak in-depth with the world’s foremost boxing historian, Christopher James Shelton once again takes us back more than 100 years to tell tales about the earliest days of the sport in America.
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