ByJustin Golightly, writer at
Design wizard. MMA mathematician. Formerly of Middle Easy, Justin Golightly has been featured on Bleacher Report, Uproxx and TMZ.
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With the UFC at bay tonight until UFC 211, the best heavyweight boxers in the world laced them up to turn Wembley stadium into rubble. This was Anthony Joshua's test to burst through and go through a coronation as champion against the vicious Wladimir Klitschko. What was a highly hyped boxing match will probably go down in history as one of the greatest of all time. In a spectacular show of grit, Joshua overcame adversity to dethrone Klitschko.

The Results & Highlights

After an incredible war and what will go down as an instant classic, Joshua TKOed Klitschko in 11th round. If you're not keeping count, that's 19 fights, 19 wins, 19 knockouts. He is the only current — and now the unified —heavyweight world champion with a 100% KO rate. He endured his first knockdown and Klitschko somehow survived a Mortal Kombat uppercut, but eventually Joshua was just too much. The incomparable Mauro Ranallo called the fight, but if Jim Ross was on the mic it would sure be a slobberknocker to end all slobberknockers. Mamma Mia!

The Reactions

The Plot Thickens...


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