Anthony Joshua, MBE (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer. He has held the IBF heavyweight title since April 2016, having previously held the British, Commonwealth, and WBC International heavyweight titles. As an amateur he represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division; he also represented England at the 2011 World Championships, winning silver. As of June 2016, Joshua is ranked the world’s sixth best heavyweight boxer by The Ring magazine, and currently boasts a 100% knockout ratio.
Joshua is the second British boxer, after James DeGale, to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body, as well as being the first British heavyweight to do so. He is also the second ever boxer, after Joe Frazier, to win a world heavyweight title whilst still reigning as Olympic champion at the top weight.