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Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko: The 7 Most Badass Moments From the Fight

Joshua connected on a vicious uppercut and stayed undefeated for his career with a heavyweight knockout.

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Anthony Joshua really knows how to pull off a knockout.

The British boxer won his highly anticipated fight against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday night, unifying the the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles to become the new champion. Joshua improved to 19-0 in his career with 19 knockouts, proving once again he knows how to put his opponent on the mat.

The fight was a back-and-forth affair, with Joshua dominating the early rounds before Klitschko made a furious comeback, even putting Joshua down on the mat in the sixth with a big right punch. But that wasn’t enough to take down the 27-year-old boxer, who previously won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics and had an undefeated record.

Joshua was able to get Klitschko down twice in the 11th round, taking the TKO to stay undefeated for his career.

If there were any doubt about Joshua being the biggest star in the boxing world, the British boxer put that to rest on Saturday night.

Here are seven incredible moments from the fight:

7. Joshua enters Wembley in “fiery” fashion with 90,000 screaming fans around him:

Anthony Joshua Entering The Ring
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6. Celebrities abound: Arnold Schwarzenegger was at the fight and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gave Joshua some love after the win:

5. Klitschko rallies back in the sixth round, taking Joshua down with a mighty punch:

Anthony Joshua vs Vladamir Klitschko Fight
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Anthony Joshua vs Vladamir Klitschko Fight
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4. The vicious uppercut from Joshua that likely will be the defining moment from this fight:

Anthony Joshua Entering The Ring
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3. The knockout moment when Joshua wins and stays undefeated for his career—all by knockouts:

Anthony Joshua vs Vladamir Klitschko Fight
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2. Incredible shot of Joshua’s reaction immediately after his win—and then more from the fighter himself directly after the victory:

1. The fighters come together after Joshua’s win—and afterward Joshua gets some social media congratulations from his opponent:

Anthony Joshua vs Vladamir Klitschko Fight
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