Anthony Joshua has won the International Boxing Federation heavyweight title for the year 2016. He knocked out Charles Martin in the second round at the O2 Arena in London. With this won he become the Britain’s second reigning world heavyweight champion.
Anthony is the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and captured his first world title in only his 16th professional fight by flattening American Martin to lift the International Boxing Federation (IBF) belt. He is the fifth quickest heavyweight to win a version of the world title.
Joshua, who turned professional in October 2013, is a British professional boxer. He is the current IBF heavyweight champion, and also holds the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles
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The International Boxing Federation (IBF) is one of four major organizations recognized by the IBHOF which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the WBA, WBC and WBO
The IBF is preceded by the United States Boxing Association.
The modern International Boxing Hall of Fame located in New York
Formation : 1983
Headquarters : Springfield, New Jersey, USA
President : Daryl Peoples
So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the boxer who has won the International Boxing Federation Title for the year 2016 ?
2. The boxer Anthony Joshua is from which country ?
3. Where is the headquarter of IBF located ?
Courtesy : Times Of India