WBA, WBO and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeated Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round at London Wembley Arena, London, returning to the ring after more than two years.
Giving his explosive powerful combination of punches raced to a world title in just his 16th professional fight.
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua mix power and patience knocked out Kubrat Pulev and paves the path for the historic fight against Tyson Fury.
He smashed Kubrat with a right-hand punch in round three, facing him to face count down, and sent him to the canvas with an uppercut later.
Chaos and fatigued, Anthony Joshua with a barrage of uppercuts in the ninth round with a straight right hand wiped him out, as fans roared in the arena.
“Whoever has the belts I want to compete with. If that is Tyson Fury, let it be Tyson Fury,” said Joshua, 31.
Following his win, Tyson Fury tweeted “I want the fight. I want the fight next. I will knock him out inside three rounds. I can’t wait to knock him out.”