Anthony Joshua Makes Huge Earnings On Winning Bet

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Anthony Joshua during the workout at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 21, 2018. See PA story BOXING Joshua. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Anthony Joshua, Nigerian-born British boxer, recently disclosed that he won £650 when Dillian Whyte knocked out Lucas Browne.

Anthony Joshua who is the IBF and WBA (Super) champion is a long-time rival of Whyte’s and the pair have clashed once before in their pro careers.

Rumors have been going around concerning a second fight between the two Brits, and speculation has only increased after Whyte ran through former world champion Browne on Saturday night in London.

The long-lasting rivalry between Whyte and Joshua goes back into their amateur days and the two have always kept a close eye on each other.

Joshua was watching Whyte’s fight with Browne from his home and collected a huge reward for a winning bet predicting when his old rival would finish the bout.

A crunching left hook ended Browne’s resistance after six rounds of punishment and Joshua shared on Snapchat a screenshot of his winnings.

Whyte and Matchroom promoter, Eddie Hearn, were close by to discuss the possibility of a second Joshua encounter. Hearn, who promotes for both fighters, revealed that if Joshua had his way, he would face Whyte in his next bout.

“Like Dillian said, they’ve just got this thing [between them].

“If you said to Anthony, ‘Tell me who you want to fight next’, he’d say ‘Give me Whyte’. Every time.

“Which is mad really. It used to be hatred, but they got each other’s respect in that first fight. They enjoyed it and want to do it again.”

Despite Whyte’s eagerness to get in the ring again with Joshua, the 29-year-old will first chase a fight with WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

“At some point this year, the WBC will order a mandatory,” Hearn revealed.

“We’ve offered Wilder $3m plus US TV. That’s around $4m. I reckon he made about $2.5m against Luis Ortiz.”

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