Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin

Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin 2023

Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin boxing event tpok place on April 1, 2023. The event, titled as “A New Dawn”, aired from the O2 Arena in London, UK.

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  • Date: April 1, 2023
  • Location: The O2 Arena, London, UK
  • Start Time: Prelims 11:45 AM ET, Main Card 2 PM ET


In January 2023, Anthony Joshua’s promoter said he had a 3-fight plan for Anthony Joshua to become a World Champion once again, and the first of these fights would be against a top 15 ranked opponent in April 2023. The opponent was to be finalized after Joshua’s new trainer was onboard. A rematch against Dillian Whyte was discussed along with Australia’s Demsey McKean and America’s Jermaine Franklin.

At last, it was Jermaine Franklin who was brought on board as Joshua’s opponent. Franklin last face Dillian Whyte and gave him a tough fight, but ultimately fell short via majority decision loss. However, his performance impressed so much that Joshua has agreed to face him for his tune-up fight. The event was announced to take place on April 1, 2023, and was termed as “A New Dawn””, signifying Joshua’s attempt to begin his journey toward becoming a World Champion once again.x


Main Card

  • Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin – 12 round Heavyweight bout
    • Anthony Joshua won via unanimous decision (118-111, 117-111, 117-111)
  • Fabio Wardley vs Michael Coffie – 10 rounds bout for the vacant WBA Continental Heavyweight Championship
    • Fabio Wardley won via TKO at 0:45 of round 4
  • Galai Yafai vs Moises Calleros – 10 rounds Flyweight bout
    • Galai Yafai won via TKO at 0:44 of round 4
  • Campbell Hatton vs Louis Fielding – 8 rounds Super Lightweight bout
    • Campbell Hatton won via KO at 1:29 of round 1
  • Austin Williams vs River Wilson-Bent – 10 rounds Middleweight bout
    • Austin Williams won via TKO at 1:01 of round 8

Prelims Card

  • John Hedges vs Daniel Bocianski – 8 rounds Light Heavyweight bout
    • John Hedges won via points (80-72)
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Georgi Velichkov – 4 rounds Welterweight bout
    • Ziyad Almaayouf won via points (39-37)
  • Jordan Flynn vs Kane Baker – 8 rounds Super Featherweight bout
    • Jordan Flynn won via points (77-75)
  • Juergen Uldedaj vs Benoit Huber – 8 rounds Heavyweight bout
    • Benoit Huber won via points (77-75)
  • Peter Kadiru vs Alen Lauriolle – 6 rounds Heavyweight bout
    • Peter Kadiru won via TKO at 3:00 of round 1


Boxer NameAnthony JoshuaJermaine Franklin
Height6′ 6″6′ 2″
Weigh255.4 lbs234.12 lbs
CountryUnited KingdomUnited States