Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko live round by round results are available in real time, right here at Bloody Elbow. Here, a look at rounds 4-6.
Live from Wembley Stadium in London, England, IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) defends his title and looks to gain the vacant WBA and IBO straps against the great Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs), who reigned atop the heavyweight division for almost a decade prior to his 2015 loss to Tyson Fury. Bloody Elbow will have live fight night coverage all night, both right here, and on Twitter. Here, we’ll have round by round recaps, including rounds 4-6 of this scheduled twelve-rounder.
Round 4 – Klitschko again opens the round with a hard right, and connects with another. Joshua cracks him back with his own right. Klitschko with a jab. The referee warns Joshua for a late punch on a clinch break. Joshua rips the body with a right hook. Counter right from Joshua. He throws a combo now, one of the few he has put together so far. Two jabs connect. Klitschko with a right hook that’s blocked. Two body shots and a jab from AJ. He closes with another hard jab. 10-9 Joshua again.
Round 5 – Joshua with mad pressure early! Big uppercut and he’s all over Klitschko! Body shots, power shots to the head! Klitschko desperately looking to clinch. He’s down! He’s up quickly. Klitschko is cut over his left eye. He’s trying to fire back, and scored with a left hook. He’s applying some pressure now! Joshua ducks a left hook. Klitschko with a hard left hook. Joshua with a huge right hook! Klitschko fires right back with a monster left hook! They’re going to town! This is fun. Joshua looks a bit gassed. Two more big shots from Klitschko. Right uppercut, and a combo. All Wladimir down the stretch! I’ll go 9-9.
Round 6 – Big right from Klitschko. He’s just missing with hard left hooks. Joshua needs his mouthpiece replaced. A right drops Joshua! For the first time in his career! Holy hell! He’s up, but looks lethargic. Klitschko with two more rights and he’s walking Joshua down. Left hook, and a right hook. Just misses with two lefts. Joshua looks to clinch and gets pushed aside across the ring by the Ukranian. AJ trying to re-establish the jab. 10-8 Klitschko.
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