Fans Rejoice as Anthony Joshua Shares Exciting News Ahead of Jermaine Franklin Fight

Published 03/21/2023, 4:25 PM EDT

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In the upcoming month of April, Anthony Joshua, a talented heavyweight boxer from Britain, is scheduled to take on Jermaine Franklin, a fellow boxer hailing from the United States of America. This highly anticipated match will take place at The O2 Arena, located in the heart of London. Joshua has an impeccable record at this venue, having emerged victorious in all seven of his previous fights held there. The bout between the two fighters is set to last for 12 rounds, making it a grueling test of endurance and skill.  The undercard for this fight will start at 6 pm. While the main card will be starting from 10:30 pm. It is interesting to note that Joshua lost his last two fights. On the other hand, Franklin lost his last fight to Dillian Whyte, a British boxer. Franklin accused the judges of making a controversial decision in Whyte’s favor.

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So the fight is definitely being widely anticipated by fans. Recently, the video of Joshua training like Creed also made the fans go wild. Anthony Joshua recently made a post about a competition to win free tickets to his upcoming fight against Jermaine Franklin. The announcement generated a lot of buzz among his fans.

Fans’ reaction to Anthony Joshua sharing the exciting news

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Fans were filled with excitement as they expressed their reactions in the comments section of the post. One fan, cinemachoicedj, couldn’t contain their enthusiasm as they wrote, “Go AJ, we can’t wait to see the victory on April 1st. Also hope I win this love hemp treasure lol”.

Their comment resonated with others, as it was filled with hopes of winning one of the prizes of the competition.

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Another fan, chaz1980smith, expressed their support and excitement for the competition. As they wrote, “Hope I win !! Go champ”. 

One fan lausodhiambo wrote,“@hollymccalmon I would definitely take you 🙌”

 

 

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However, not everyone was eligible to participate in the competition. Such fans shared their disappointment for not being able to enter the tournament because of not being UK residents.

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“I entered the competition and didn’t realize it was just for UK residents only, damn what about US residents who want to see this up close. Smh still love “Love hemp” though. Shout-out from Brooklyn, NY”, wrote cinemachoicedj.

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Regardless of the competition’s restrictions, fans like hajwulladeh expressed their unwavering support for Joshua. He wrote, “May God guide and protect you. Always win❤️🔥”.

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It’s clear that Joshua’s fans are eagerly anticipating his upcoming fight and will be cheering him on every step of the way. What are your thoughts about the situation? Do share.

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Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English Honors and is a keen follower of Western Boxing. His journey of love for the sport bloomed in his puberty when he first saw a video of the fight where Mike Tyson TKO'ed Donovan in the seventh round.
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