AJ puts out Povetkin’s light in R7

September 22, 2018

Anthony Joshua knocks out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round after shaky start

Joshua catches Povetkin with a deadly left, right combination to stun him in the seventh round at Wembley Stadium

Joshua catches Povetkin with a deadly left, right combination to stun him in the seventh round at Wembley Stadium

 

Povetkin reaches for the ropes as he falls to the canvas after being knocked out by Joshua on Saturday evening

Povetkin reaches for the ropes as he falls to the canvas after being knocked out by Joshua on Saturday evening

 

Povetkin's legs give way after Joshua finished off the Russian in their sold-out fight at Wembley on Saturday evening

Povetkin’s legs give way after Joshua finished off the Russian in their sold-out fight at Wembley on Saturday evening

 

The 28-year-old raises his arms after knocking Povetkin down to the canvas twice in the seventh round at Wembley

The 28-year-old raises his arms after knocking Povetkin down to the canvas twice in the seventh round at Wembley

 

Joshua walks away back to his corner as the referee helps Povetkin up from the mat after being knocked out

Joshua walks away back to his corner as the referee helps Povetkin up from the mat after being knocked out

Anthony Joshua has emphatically knocked out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round with a deadly left and right hook combination  at Wembley on Saturday night.

Povetkin showed early signs of danger by making Joshua stumble in the first round with a wicked left hook before blood poured out of the nose of the champion.

Joshua started to dictate the pace as the rounds went on before going on to overpower and knock Povetkin down to the canvas twice in the seventh round.

 

Anthony Joshua emphatically knocked out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round at Wembley on Saturday night

Anthony Joshua emphatically knocked out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round at Wembley on Saturday night

 

Joshua celebrates his win with the IBF, WBA Super, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after his fight with Povetkin

Joshua celebrates his win with the IBF, WBA Super, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts after his fight with Povetkin

 

The Watford-born heavyweight became more relaxed as the rounds went on as Povetkin started to slow down

The Watford-born heavyweight became more relaxed as the rounds went on as Povetkin started to slow down

 

Despite his uncharacteristic slow start, Joshua's confidence grew as the fight went on and took the fight to Povetkin 

Despite his uncharacteristic slow start, Joshua’s confidence grew as the fight went on and took the fight to Povetkin 

 

Povetkin managed to sneak through the defence of Joshua in the early rounds as blood poured out of the champion's nose

Povetkin managed to sneak through the defence of Joshua in the early rounds as blood poured out of the champion’s nose

 

The Russian got off to a solid start making Joshua stumble in the first round as he connected with a left hook

The Russian got off to a solid start making Joshua stumble in the first round as he connected with a left hook

 

Joshua made another spectacular entrance ahead of the fight with Povetkin in front of a sold out Wembley crowd

Joshua made another spectacular entrance ahead of the fight with Povetkin in front of a sold out Wembley crowd

 

SOURCE: dailymail.co.uk


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