Anthony Joshua protected his IBF, WBA and WBO belts by knocking out Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round at Wembley’s SSE Arena, London.
The players demonstrated respect for each other at the end of the match.
The fight was the first to have a biosecure bubble and a crowd after the lockdown, The Guardian reported.
Thanks for coming 💥 pic.twitter.com/zvDVXPNLwK
— Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) December 13, 2020
Sky Sports Box Office streamed the event.
AJ will face Tyson Fury in a heavyweight match next year.
Tyson Fury takes to social media to state that he wants to fight Anthony Joshua next 🍿
(via GypsyKing101 / IG) pic.twitter.com/K1gcyxbfUS
— DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) December 13, 2020
Words: Kristina Hristova