Boxing great, Floyd Mayweather says Anthony Joshua can go on to becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.
Unbeaten Mayweather was in the stand to watch Joshua against Kubrat Pulev at Wembley on Saturday.
Just before the fight, Mayweather spoke to the media about Joshua’s chances of becoming the undisputed king in the heavyweight division.
It’s always good to see great boxing, UK is a nice place with so many great fighters. I’m proud of Anthony Joshua, he’s one of the best heavyweights out there, he got a gold medal before, his career is going great and two-time heavyweight champions, so he’s hell of a fighter “, the American said.
On if Joshua can go on beat Tyson Fury to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, Mayweather said: ” Anything can happen in boxing, one shot can end a career, so it’s possible. Joshua is a great fighter and I respect his craft” he said.
Joshua went on to outclass Pulev who was the mandatory challenger for his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles.
Joshua tortured Pulev throughout the bout, knocking him down on three different occasions before finishing him off with a devastated right hand in the 9th round.
Joshua is likely to take on WBC titleholder Tyson Fury next for the undisputed heavyweight title fight.