Anthony Joshua stops Charles Martin in Round 2
By Kristian Ibarra - todaysknockout.com
Anthony Joshua defeated Charles Martin via second-round KO Saturday, stopping his American counterpart to become the International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion.
Anthony Joshua Stops Charles Martin to Win IBF Heavyweight Crown
By Gabe Rivas - roundbyroundboxing.com
It didn’t last long, but on April 9, 2016, Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) scored a second-round knockout victory against Charles Martin (23-1-1, 21 KOs) to win the IBF Heavyweight title at the 02 Arena in London, England.
The scheduled 12-round Heavyweight fight was televised on Showtime in the U.S.
Joshua, a 26-year-old native of the U.K, began the first round from his calm, orthodox stance. Joshua’s skill level was clear from the opening round as he exchanged tentative jabs with Martin, a southpaw.
Anthony Joshua stops Charles Martin in second round to win IBF Heavyweight title
ANTHONY Joshua stopped Charles Martin inside two rounds to snatch the IBF heavyweight belt off the American in only his 16th professional fight.
Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin to win IBF world heavyweight title – as it happened
Anthony Joshua made light work of Charles Martin to claim the IBF world heavyweight title, sending the defending champion to the canvas twice in round two before the referee brought a swift end to the fight.
Some doubted if this fight was the right move for Anthony Joshua, worried that the challenger could be found wanting for experience or ability, thrust into a world title fight so early in his career. Those doubts were fading within seconds, and before long they were extinguished completely.
Anthony Joshua destroys Charles Martin to win world title
John Dennen sees Anthony Joshua win the IBF heavyweight title at the O2
ANTHONY JOSHUA destroyed Charles Martin inside two rounds to win the IBF heavyweight title Saturday at the O2.
The tall Londoner strolled to the ring, wearing a long white robe, aware of the roaring cheers of 20,000 supporters and smiling in response. But once in his the ring, his focus zeroed in on Martin and the challenger did not let his prey off the leash.
Anthony Joshua stops Charles Martin to win IBF world title
Nick Parkinson at The O2 - espn.go.com
LONDON - Anthony Joshua was crowned world heavyweight champion in only his 16th professional fight after he stopped Charles Martin in the second round of Saturday's world title fight in London.
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