On Saturday, Sept. 22, Matchroom Boxing brought boxing back to Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom, for Joshua vs. Povetkin.

In the evening’s main event, undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua put his IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO world heavyweight titles on the line against former WBA world title holder, who had won 34 of his 35 professional contests.

The event aired live at 4:30 p.m. ET on SKY Box Office, DAZN (United States), RPC Channel 4 (Panama), Main Event (Australia), and Canal Space (Latin America).

Anthony Joshua def. Alexander Povetkin by knockout. Round 7 – IBF, IBO, WBA, and WBO world title
Luke Campbell def. Yvan Mendy by unanimous decision
Lawrence Okolie def. Matt Askin by unanimous decision
Sergey Kuzmin def. David Price by TKO. Round 4
Shakhram Giyasov def. Julio Laguna by TKO. Round 4

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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