Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, 2021. Ahead of this heavyweight title bout, let's take a look at 5 interesting facts about Anthony Joshua.
Before he put on the gloves full time, Joshua used to work at construction sites during his amateur career, where he was a bricklayer.
Joshua was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to Boxing.
In 2017, Joshua was ranked as the world's most marketable athlete, as per Fox Sports.
Joshua's mother is Nigerian, while his father is of Nigerian and Irish ancestry.
Joshua won the Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the super-heavyweight division.