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Anthony Joshua: Portrait of a Boxing Hero
Anthony Joshua: Portrait of a Boxing Hero

Anthony Joshua: Portrait of a Boxing Hero


160 Pages, 7.5 x 10.5

Cloth, $26.95 (US $26.95)

Publication Date: October 2018

ISBN 9781787390447

Rights: US

Welbeck Publishing Group (Oct 2018)
Carlton Publishing Group

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Anthony Joshua: The Pictorial Biography tells the story of one of the most talented British boxers ever to step into a ring. More than an Olympic gold medallist and a world heavyweight champion – something no British fighter has ever achieved (Lennox Lewis won gold for Canada), AJ, as he is generally nicknamed is a genuinely nice guy. It hasn't been an easy journey for the youngster who grew up in Watford; he had his share of troubles and it was boxing which turned him in the superstar he is today. This superbly illustrated biography follows Anthony as he made his way in the boxing world, fighting for the Amateur World Championship, in the Olympic Games and then as a professional. As well as Matt Bozeat's well-researched and insightful text, there are comments from those who knew him at every stage of his career. From Finchley Boxing Club – where it started – to the 90,000 crammed into Wembley Stadium when he TKOd Wladimir Klitschko, this a story that will fascinate all boxing fans.

Author Biography

Matt Bozeat has covered boxing for almost 25 years. A freelance journalist for more many years, he has written for Boxing News, reported on boxing for Sky Sports and is a co-author of Carlton's The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing.