• Fight Date: Sat, Apr 1, 2023

On Saturday, April 1 at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom Anthony «AJ» Joshua will meet Jermaine «989 Assassin» Franklin in a 12-round heavyweight bout.

Anthony Joshua vs. Jermaine Franklin
Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua
AJ
Jermaine Franklin
Jermaine Franklin
989 Assassin
Country United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
USAUSA
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Age 33 years 29 years
Pro 9 years 7 years
Height 6′ 6″ (198 cm) 6′ 2″ (188 cm)
Reach 82″ (209 cm) 77″ (196 cm)
Division heavyweight
(200+ lbs / 90,72+ kg)
heavyweight
(200+ lbs / 90,72+ kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 24 - 3 - 0
(22 KOs)
21 - 1 - 0
(14 KOs)
KOs 91% 66%
Inactive 224 days 126 days
Advant.
Anthony Joshua won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Anthony Joshua versus Jermaine Franklin?

  • To Be Announced

Joshua vs. Franklin Full Fight Highlights

Joshua vs. Franklin Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, April 1?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Anthony Joshua
(24 - 3 - 0)
Jermaine Franklin
(21 - 1 - 0)
middleweight (160 lbs)Austin Williams
(13 - 0 - 0)
River Wilson-Bent
(14 - 2 - 1)
flyweight (112 lbs)Galal Yafai
(3 - 0 - 0)
Moises Calleros
(36 - 10 - 1)
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Fabio Wardley
(15 - 0 - 0)
Michael Polite Coffie
(13 - 3 - 0)
WBA Continental (vacant)
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Juergen Uldedaj
(15 - 0 - 0)
Benoit Huber
(8 - 3 - 0)
super featherweight (130 lbs)Jordan Flynn
(8 - 0 - 0)
Kane Baker
(18 - 9 - 1)
light heavyweight (175 lbs)John Hedges
(7 - 0 - 0)
Daniel Bocianski
(11 - 2 - 0)
lightweight (135 lbs)Campbell Hatton
(10 - 0 - 0)
Louis Fielding
(10 - 7 - 0)
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Peter Kadiru
(14 - 1 - 0)
Alen Lauriolle
(6 - 1 - 0)
super lightweight (140 lbs)Ziyad Almaayouf
(2 - 0 - 0)
Georgi Velichkov
(3 - 11 - 0)
Anthony «AJ» Joshua

Anthony «AJ» Joshua

Anthony Joshua is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Joshua has been performing for 9 years.

Info

Anthony's mother is Nigerian.
Joshua spent some of his early years in Nigeria.

A late starter in the sport, Joshua only began boxing in 2007, aged 18.
He is also a great footballer, besides, he is keen on tennis and chess.

Anthony Joshua represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics, winning gold.
He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to boxing.

Joshua has one son with a former girlfriend.

Last fight

The last fight of Anthony Joshua took place on August 20, 2022 against Oleksandr UsykOleksandr Usyk.
Joshua lost by split-decision (SD).

Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk 

Anthony Joshua's last fight

First world title

On April 9, 2016 Anthony Joshua became the IBF heavyweight champion.
The British defeated world champion Charles Martin.

And the new...

IBF World champion Anthony Joshua

IBF World champion Anthony Joshua

Jermaine Franklin

Joshua had his time. It's my time to shock the world!

- Jermaine Franklin,
thinks Joshua is done

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 27
  • Wins: 24
  • Wins by KO: 22
  • Wins by dec: 2
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Anthony Joshua have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-03-08 Francis Ngannou
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2023-12-23 Otto Wallin
(26 - 1 - 0)
Win
RTD
2023-08-12 Robert Helenius
(32 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2023-04-01 Jermaine Franklin Jr
(21 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2022-08-20 Oleksandr Usyk
(19 - 0 - 0)
Loss
SD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2021-09-25 Oleksandr Usyk
(18 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2020-12-12 Kubrat Pulev
(28 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2019-12-07 Andy Ruiz
(33 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2019-06-01 Andy Ruiz
(32 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2018-09-22 Alexander Povetkin
(34 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2018-03-31 Joseph Parker
(24 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2017-10-28 Carlos Takam
(35 - 3 - 1)
Win
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
2017-04-29 Wladimir Klitschko
(64 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight (vacant)
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
2016-12-10 Eric Molina
(25 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
2016-06-25 Dominic Breazeale
(17 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
2016-04-09 Charles Martin
(23 - 0 - 1)
Win
KO
IBF World Heavyweight
2015-12-12 Dillian Whyte
(16 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
BBBofC British Heavyweight (vacant)
Commonwealth Boxing Council Heavyweight
WBC International Heavyweight
2015-09-12 Gary Cornish
(21 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
Commonwealth Boxing Council Heavyweight (vacant)
WBC International Heavyweight
2015-05-30 Kevin Johnson
(29 - 6 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBC International Heavyweight
2015-05-09 Raphael Zumbano
(36 - 10 - 1)
Win
TKO
2015-04-04 Jason Gavern
(26 - 19 - 4)
Win
KO
2014-11-22 Michael Sprott
(42 - 22 - 0)
Win
TKO
2014-10-11 Denis Bakhtov
(38 - 9 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC International Heavyweight (vacant)
2014-09-13 Konstantin Airich
(21 - 9 - 2)
Win
TKO
2014-07-12 Matt Skelton
(28 - 8 - 0)
Win
TKO
2014-05-31 Matt Legg
(7 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-03-01 Hector Alfredo Avila
(22 - 15 - 1)
Win
KO
2014-02-01 Dorian Darch
(7 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2013-11-14 Hrvoje Kisicek
(5 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2013-10-26 Paul Butlin
(14 - 19 - 0)
Win
TKO
2013-10-05 Emanuele Leo
(8 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO

All Anthony Joshua's losses

Who all beat Anthony Joshua?

Anthony Joshua's defeat

Anthony Joshua's defeat

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-20 Oleksandr Usyk
(19 - 0 - 0)
Loss
SD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2021-09-25 Oleksandr Usyk
(18 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
2019-06-01 Andy Ruiz
(32 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Heavyweight
IBO World Heavyweight
WBA (Super) World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight

Anthony «AJ» Joshua Highlights

Jermaine «989 Assassin» Franklin

Jermaine «989 Assassin» Franklin

Jermaine Franklin is an American boxer.
As a professional athlete, Franklin has been performing for 7 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Jermaine Franklin took place on November 26, 2022 against Dillian WhyteDillian Whyte.
Franklin lost by majority decision (MD).

Jermaine Franklin vs. Dillian Whyte 

Jermaine Franklin's last fight
Anthony Joshua

Mentally and physically I feel ready. I want to put on a show.

- Anthony Joshua,
wants to restart his career after two defeats to Oleksandr Usyk

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 22
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 14
  • Wins by dec: 7
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Jermaine Franklin have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-05-23 Devin Vargas
(22 - 10 - 0)
Win
RTD
2023-07-15 Isaac Munoz Gutierrez
(17 - 0 - 1)
Win
UD
2023-04-01 Anthony Joshua
(24 - 3 - 0)
Loss
UD
2022-11-26 Dillian Whyte
(28 - 3 - 0)
Loss
MD
2022-05-07 Rodney Moore
(20 - 21 - 2)
Win
TKO
2019-10-05 Pavel Sour
(11 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2019-07-12 Jerry Forrest
(25 - 2 - 0)
Win
SD
2019-04-13 Rydell Booker
(25 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2018-07-13 Craig Lewis
(14 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
2018-03-03 Ed Fountain
(12 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-12-15 Cory Phelps
(16 - 9 - 1)
Win
KO
2017-10-19 Tyrell Wright
(9 - 0 - 2)
Win
UD
2017-08-12 Daniel Pasciolla
(9 - 2 - 3)
Win
TKO
2017-07-29 Akhror Muralimov
(16 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
2017-06-09 Danny Calhoun
(6 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
2017-04-08 Daniel Adotey Allotey
(15 - 9 - 0)
Win
KO
2016-12-17 Adam Collins
(13 - 12 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-10-07 Robbie Mendez
(3 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-05-27 Willie Jake Jr
(2 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-03-26 Wesley Triplett
(3 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-12-12 Kareem Brann
(2 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-10-17 Nicholas Thompson
(5 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
2015-08-22 Preston King
(2 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2015-06-26 Vandale Slade
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-04-04 Deshawn Jenkins
(debut)
Win
TKO

All Jermaine Franklin's losses

Who all beat Jermaine Franklin?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-04-01 Anthony Joshua
(24 - 3 - 0)
Loss
UD
2022-11-26 Dillian Whyte
(28 - 3 - 0)
Loss
MD

Jermaine «989 Assassin» Franklin Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Joshua to win: 1/5
  • Underdog
    Franklin to win: 3/1

Prediction

Jacob Baker
Who will win: Joshua or Franklin?

Joshua and Franklin are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Anthony Joshua will win by technical knockout.

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