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Joshua bowed to Povetkin in the locker room after the fight

Joshua bowed to Povetkin in the locker room after the fight

British boxer Anthony Joshua came to the dressing room of Russian Alexander Povetkin to show his respect after the battle. Undefined Joshua also wished the opponent to be very successful.

British hunter Anthony Joshua after a victorious fight with Alexander Povetkin visited him in the locker room to express his respect. The video, which shows the communication of athletes after the fight, has been created Twitter account athlete. In the post Joshua Povetkin desired happiness and the very best.

After the fight the British boxer noticed that the Russian is a very difficult opponent, and during the last battle he showed. According to Joshua, his opponent is a strong "head", but weak in body. As the British noted, he returned to knockouts again.

Joshua also told the reporters about his expectations of the fight with the American Deontey Wilder, do not know defeat. Presumably this fight will be held on 13 April. According to the British, he now has no mandatory candidates and you have to rely on the wishes of the fans in the sports career. He suggested using messages on Twitter to determine who the fans want to see in the role of his rival.

September 22 in the stadium "Wembley" was a battle between Joshua and Povetkin. The British boxer knocked the Russian out in the seventh round. This was preceded by an attack that ended in a heavy knockdown, after which the Russian hunter could stand up and continue the fight. After winning in this fight, Joshua defended championship titles through versions of WBA Super, WBO and IBF. In the course of his career he performed 22 fights, all ended in victory, of which 21 with a knockout.

For the Russian athlete, this defeat was the second in his career. At the same time Povetkin was switched off for the first time. In total, the Russian won 34 victories, 24 of them fell for knockouts.

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