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Joshua vs Franklin results: Former champion snaps two-fight losing skid



Joshua vs Franklin Anthony Joshua

Joshua vs Franklin took place in London, England. Photo via Twitter (@anthonyjoshua)

The heavyweight boxing fight between two-time former unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin took place at The O2 Arena in London.

In a fight sheduled for 12 rounds, Joshua snapped a two-fight losing skid as he defeated Franklin on points with 118-111, 117-111 and 117-111 on the judges’ scorecards.

“It was important to get the win,” Joshua said after the fight. “Jermaine has a good duck and dive style. There were opportunities there but I respect him. He done well. I respect him and his team for preparing. I should have knocked him out but what can I say now? It’s done and on to the next.”

“When people come to fight me, they muster up a different kind of energy. I feel like he had a lot of pride. He was here to prove himself and he didn’t come to roll over. I wish I could’ve knocked him out, 100 percent. In the next 15 years, no one will remember this fight.”

Check out all the official results below!

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Joshua vs Franklin – Official results

  • Anthony Johnson def. Jermaine Franklin via unanimous decision
  • Fabio Wardley vs. Michael Coffie via fourth-round TKO (0:45)
  • Galal Yafai def. Moises Calleros via fourth-round TKO (0:44)
  • Campbell Hatton def. Louis Felding via first-round TKO (1:29)
  • Austin Williams def. River Wilson-Bent via eighth-round TKO (1:01, corner stoppage)
  • John Hedges def. Daniel Bocianski via points (80-72)
  • Ziyad Almaayouf def. Georgi Velichkov via points (39-37)
  • Jordan Flynn def. Kane Baker via points (77-75)
  • Benoit Huber def. Juergen Uldedaj via points (77-75)
  • Peter Kadiru def. Alen Lauriolle via first-round TKO

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