Anthony Joshua will make his highly-anticipated return to the ring in April after suffering his second-successive defeat to Oleksandr Usyk in August 2022 – having previously lost his WBA, WBO and IBF belts to the Ukrainian in September 2021.
Joshua is in desperate need of a win – with his last victory taking place over two years ago when he faced Kubrat Pulev in December 2020. So, the question at the forefront of everyone’s mind is who will AJ face next?
Sportsmail exclusively revealed that AJ had agreed terms to fight American heavyweight Jermaine Franklin on April 1 at the O2 Arena. However, boxing fans up and down the nation have been scratching their heads as to why he chose Franklin.
Franklin remains relatively unknown in the heavyweight division despite going…