Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko

The unbeaten Briton defeated the Ukranian in a thrilling contest

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Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko

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Anthony Joshua has defeated Wladimir Klitschko to be crowned IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion.

The unbeaten Briton earned a sensational victory by knocking down the 41-year-old Ukranian twice in the penultimate round before the referee stepped in to save the former champion from any more punishment.

Joshua, 27, himself was floored in the sixth round, but recovered to claim victory in a thrilling bout.

The 90,000 strong crowd at Wembley Stadium was the biggest for a boxing match in Britain for 78 years.