THE JOSHUA TREE
It’s the name on the tip of the tongue of boxing fans around the world 1. ANTHONY JOSHUA
Joshua, a 2012 Olympic gold medallist, is the current WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion of the world and undefeated in 21 professional fights.
2. JOSHUA CLOTTEY
One of Ghana’s finest exports, Clottey is a former IBF welterweight champion who boasts wins over Zab Judah, Diego Corrales and Anthony Mundine.
3. JOSH WARRINGTON
A local hero in Leeds, Warrington emerged on the world stage in May when he outhustled Lee Selby to take the IBF featherweight title at Elland Road.
4. JOSH TAYLOR
Edinburgh super-lightweight Taylor is a former Olympian and Commonwealth champion who is currently 12-0 as a professional and considered one of the hottest talents in the game.
5. JOSH KELLY
Stylish Mackem Kelly has romped to an undefeated record of 8-0 and was last weekend crowned the Commonwealth welterweight champion.
6. JOSHUA BUATSI
A bronze medallist at the 2016 Olympics, Buatsi is 6-0 as a pro and takes a step up in class against Ricky Summers on July 28.
7. JOSH LEATHER
Although he recently announced plans to take a break from boxing, Leather is currently 13-0 as a pro and last time out defeated Glen Foot in a thrilling 12-rounder.
8. JOSH WALE
Wale is a pugnacious and fan-friendly British bantamweight champion who was recently seen stopping Bobby Jenkinson in nine rounds to successfully retain his title.
9. JOSH KENNEDY
Kent super-bantamweight Kennedy is undefeated in 11 pro fights and goes by the ring moniker ‘Handsome’.
10. JOSHUA EJAKPOVI
Known as ‘Hollywood Josh’, this 31-year-old Londoner is 11-0 as a professional fighter and works part-time as a theatre and screen actor, hence the nickname.