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 7-9.
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 7-9 of this scheduled twelve-rounder.
Round 7 – Joshua with a jab to the chest. Klitschko does he same. Double jab from Klitschko. Left hook. Joshua doing some talking, but he’s tying him up as Klitschko advances on him. Good jab from AJ. Klitschko with his own. Hard straight right from Klitschko. Body shot and left hook to the head from Joshua. 10-9 Klitschko.
Round 8 – Slow start. Joshua jabbing. Klitschko not pressuring as much. Jabs from the big man. Now he’s backing him up more and really pumping the jab. Joshua isn’t doing much, but he finally landed a right hook. Hard jab from Klitschko, and Joshua responded in kind. They clinch up as Joshua landed to the body. Three jabs from Klitschko. Joshua backs him up with a right hook. 10-9 Klitschko.
Round 9 – Klitchko comes out firing two right hooks. Joshua landed two body shots when Klitschko attempted to clinch. They separate, immediately clinch, and AJ peppers him again. Long jab from Joshua. Klitschko with a hard jab. Clinch and body work again. Counter right hook from AJ. Nice jab from Klitschko. Hard right from Joshua! Left hook to the body from Joshua. Hard uppercut and two body shots. Klitschko with a nice step-in left hook. 10-9 Joshua.
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