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ANTHONY JOSHUA STOPS WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO IN 11TH ROUND OF ACTION-PACKED FIGHT

By Ben Thompson | April 29, 2017
ANTHONY JOSHUA STOPS WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO IN 11TH ROUND OF ACTION-PACKED FIGHT

Moments ago at Wembley Stadium in London, England, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua made an impressive successful defense of his title, defeating former unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko via 11th round TKO. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results!

ROUND 1
Klitschko comes out pawing with his jab. Joshua backs up to the ropes. Left hook lands for Joshua upstairs. Klitschko presses forward. Joshua jabs to the body. Klitschko gets in a jab. Left hook to the body lands for Joshua. Klitschko lands a jab. Both men seem cautious as the fall short with their punches as they pull away quickly. Right to the body lands for Joshua. Jab lands for Klitschko. Another jab lands for Klitscho. Round to Joshua.

Joshua 10 Klitscho 9

ROUND 2

Klitschko was off his stool quick to start the round. Right hand lands for Klitschko. Joshua lands his jab. Another jab lands for Joshua. Klitschko feinting. Jab lands for Klitschko. They trade jabs. Joshua jabs to the body. Right hand lands for Joshua. They trade jabs. Double jab from Joshua. Jab from Klitschko. Battle of the jabs so far; Joshua winning on activity. Round to Joshua.

Joshua 20 Klitschko 18

ROUND 3

Right hand lands for Klitschko to start the round. Joshua grazes him with a left hook. They trade jabs. Joshua letting his hands go. They clinch and Joshua fires to the body. Klitschko lands a jab. Looping right from Joshua bounces off his Klitschko's shoulder. Double jab from Joshua. Klitschko leaps in with a left hook. Jab lands for Joshua. Round to Joshua.

Joshua 30 Klitschko 27

ROUND 4

HARD right lands for Klitschko. Joshua covers up. Now Joshua holds on to Klitschko. Jab lands for Joshua. Now Joshua gets in a right. Klitschko pushes him back with a jab. Another jab lands for Klitschko. Again. Joshua gets a warning for hitting on the break. Joshua fires a right to the body. Stiff jab lands for Joshua. They trade jabs. Better round for Klitschko, but not quite enough to win it on my card. Round to Joshua.

Joshua 40 Klitschko 36

ROUND 5

Solid left hook lands for Joshua. Another and Klitschko wobbles. He tries to hold on. Joshua lets hia hands go. Hook lands for Joshua. Joshua digs to the body and Klitschko goes down. He's up and takes the count. Klitschko is cut. 1-2 from Joshua and Klitschko tries to hold on. Left hook from Klitschko. Joshua stops in his tracks. Both men looking a little tired. Klitschko on his toes. Right lands for Klitschko. Joshua taking deep breaths. HARD right lands for Klitschko. Left hook lands for Klitschio. BIG left hook lands for Klitschko and now Joshua is hurt. Right lands for Klitshcko. Another. Joshua holding on. Joshua looks really tired. Hook lands for Klitschko. Uppercut lands for Klitschko. Lefthook lands for Klitschko. Wow. What a round. Joshua scores the knockdown early, but Klitschko battled back to dominate the second half. 10-9 round on my scorecard.

Joshua 50 Klitschko 45

ROUND 6

Joshua jabs to the body. Right hand lands for Klitschko. Klitschko misses with a left hook and then he leans on him. Mouthpiece comes out for Joshua. He looks tired. Klitschko fires a right to the body. Jab lands for Klitschko. HARD right lands for Klitschko and down goes Joshua. Wow. He's up, but he looks hurt. Klitschko fires a left hook, but misses. Joshua holds on. Klitschko fires some uppercuts. Jab lands for Klitschko. Right and a left lands for Klitschko. Joshua backs up to the ropes. Another right lands for Klitschko. 1-2 lands for Klitschko. Right lands for Klitschko. Joshua retreats. Joshua holds on and Klitsckho flings him across the ring. Jab lands for Klitschko. Joshua holds. They trade jabs. Big round for Klitschko.

Joshua 58 Klitschko 55

ROUND 7
Joshua looks like he's still unsteady. Right from Klitschko just grazes him. Left hook lands for Klitschko. Double jabs lands for Klitschko. Left hooks from Klitschko. Jab lands for Klitschko. Jab lands for Klitschko. Another. Joshua not throwing much back, but he's talking smack. Left hook lands for Klitschko. Jab lands for Klitschko. Another. Right to the body and a left upstairs lands for Joshua. Round to Klitschko.

Joshua 67 Klitschko 65

ROUND 8

Joshua fires a right to the body. Right hand lands for Klischko. Another. Jab land for Klitschko. They clinch. Joshua jabs to the body. Klitschko inches forward and lands a jab. Another. Another. Joshua smiles. Another jab from Klitschko. Quick right lands for Klitschko. Stiff jab lands for Klitschko. Joshua gets in a jab. They clinch. Jab lands for Klitschko. Another jab lands for Klitschko. Round to Klitschko, but Joshua looks like he's recovered.

Joshua 76 Klitsckho 75

ROUND 9

Klitschko misses with a right. Joshua fires to the body. Left hook lands for Klitschko. Jab lands for Klitschko. Joshua fires to the body. Chopping right lands for Klitschko on the inside. Jab from Klitschko is countered by a left hook from joshua. Jab lands for Kltischko. 1-2 from Joshua. Good right lands for Joshua. Joshua fires to the body. Leaping left hook lands for Klitschko. They trade jabs at the bell. Close round, but I give it to Joshua.

Joshua 86 Klitschko 84

ROUND 10

They trade jabs. Jab lands for Klitschko. They trade jabs. Jab lands for Klitschko. Counter right lands for Joshua. Left hook from Joshua is partially blocked. Jab lands for Klitschko. Joshua fires to the body. Another jab lands for Klitschko. Klitschko misses with a right. They trade jabs. Stiff jab lands for Joshua. Jab lands for Klitschko. Left hook lands for Joshua. Short right lands for Klitschko. Another right lands for Klitschko. Close round, but I give it to Klitschko.

Joshua 95 Klitschko 94

ROUND 11

HARD right lands for Joshua. Klitschko holds on. Jab lands for Klitschko. Joshua misses to the body. Right from Klitschko. Short left from Joshua. HUGE uppercut lands for Joshua. Now a left hook lands for Joshua and down goes Klitschko. He's up, but he looks bad. Right lands for Joshua. Joshua unloads on him against the ropes and down goes Klitschko again. He's up and take the count. Klitschko on the retreat as Joshua jumps on him. A flurry from Joshua and that's it. It's over. The referee stops the fight.

THE WINNER BY WAY OF TKO...ANTHONY JOSHUA



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