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Anthony Joshua aims to get back in the ring in 12 weeks

After defeating Jermaine Franklin, Anthony Joshua is eager to get back into the ring.

At the O2 Arena in London on Saturday, the former two-time unified heavyweight champion defeated the American.

Even though Joshua's fight with Franklin  was exclusively broadcast live on DAZN, Joshua still feels ready to fight again after what he called "12 light rounds."

The following day, while in a sauna, he shared a photo on his Instagram account with the caption: "Light 12 rounds, cardio, recovery day [and in] 12 weeks I go again.

"All glory  to God."

Although Joshua, 33, referred to the fight as a "light 12 rounds," he was unhappy with his performance in what was his first victory since December 2020 against Kubrat Pulev.

“I should have knocked him out,” the Olympic gold medal winner from the London 2012 Games said in the aftermath, “but what can I say now?

“It’s done. On to the next.”

The WBO interim champion Joe Joyce and former green and gold custodian Deontay Wilder have also been mentioned as potential opponents who could be in the opposite corner of the potential summer showdown that has been teased. Tyson Fury, the champion who Joshua pleaded with in the aftermath to make a deal and fight sooner rather than later, is also on the radar.

In order to generate interest in a rematch between the two in the paid code after the Brixton puncher was knocked out in the seventh round by 'AJ' back in December 2015 when the Commonwealth, WBC International, and vacant British heavyweight titles were at stake, the aforementioned Whyte was present and trashed his British rival's performance against the man he beat by majority decision just five months prior.


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