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Joshua KO's Pulev in 9

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WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua of England scored a ninth round knockout over Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev Saturday at the The SSE Arena, Wembley, in England on DAZN. Joshua dropped Pulev twice early in the fight and finished him off in the ninth knocking down the Bulgarian twice and finishing him off as the referee reached a ten count at 2:58.

Joshua retains his titles and now looks for potential showdowns in the heavyweight division but the most anticipated fight in the division is against fellow Englishman, WBC champion Tyson Fury for a unification.

Joshua told Sky Sports afterwards: "I started this game in 2013. I've been chasing all the belts. I've been dealing with mandatories.

"Of course I want the challenge. It's not about the opponent, it's about the legacy and the belt. Whoever has got the belt, I would love to compete with them. If that is Tyson Fury, let it be Tyson Fury. It's no big deal.

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"It's one fight at a time, picking them off one by one. That's all it's about for me. I've got to stay focused."

"There's been a lot of talk," Eddie Hearn told Sky Sports. "As he said, it's less talk, more action. Since he came into the office, he wanted to be the Undisputed Champion of the World.

"We're going to be friendly, we're going to be nice. We know what we have to do. Starting from tomorrow, we make the Tyson Fury fight straight away.

"It's the only fight to be made in boxing. It's the biggest fight in boxing. It's the biggest fight in British boxing history."

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