This Saturday night, June 25th 2016, undefeated champion Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KO’s) makes the first defense of his newly acquired IBF Heavyweight title, when he takes on undefeated prospect Dominic Breazeale (17-0, 15 KO’s).  The fight will air on Sky Sports Box Office, and will also be televised on ShowTime Boxing International at 5PM ET.  In the co-feature, fellow countrymen will go at it as Martin Murray (32-3-1, 15 KO’s) takes on George Groves (23-3, 18 KO’s) for the WBA international Super Middleweight title.  Also on the card, Chris Eubank Jr (22-1, 17 KO’s takes on Tom Doran (17-0, 7 KO’s) in a middleweight bout for the BBBofC British Middleweight title.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

ANTHONY JOSHUA

-Record:  16 – 0 – 0, 16 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 6″

-Reach:  82″

-Notable Fights

  • Gary Cornish  —  Win, TKO 1st round (12), 9/12/15.  (Won Commonwealth Heavyweight title)
  • Dillan Whyte  —  Win, TKO 7th round (12), 12/12/15.
  • Charles Martin  —  Win, KO 2nd round, 4/9/16.  (Won IBF Heavyweight title)

 

DOMINIC BREAZEALE

-Record:  17 – 0 – 0, 15 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 7″

-Reach:  81″

-Notable Fights

  • Fred Kassi  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (10), 9/26/15.
  • Amir Mansour  —  Win, TKO 5th round (10), 1/23/16.

 

Predictions:

Chris Eubank Jr  —  def  —  Tom Doran  —  via  —  TKO 6th round

Martin Murray  —  def  —  George Groves  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Anthony Joshua  —  def  —  Dominic Breazeale  —  via  —  KO 4th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

 

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