Anthony Joshua(1989-), Super heavyweight boxer; Olympian
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Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer and Olympian. Born in Watford to Nigerian parents, Joshua began boxing at the age of 18, making his professional debut in 2013. He has held the IBF heavyweight title since April 2016, having previously held the British, Commonwealth, and WBC International heavyweight titles. Representing Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics, he won a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division becoming the second, after James DeGale, British boxer to win both a gold medal and a world title. He represented England at the 2011 World Championships, winning silver. In 2016, The Ring magazine ranked him as the sixth best heavyweight boxer in the world.