Jermaine Franklin: Bio and Preview of his Upcoming Fight Against Anthony Joshua
Jermaine Franklin is an American heavyweight boxer known for his quick hands, excellent footwork, and impressive punching power. Born on January 11, 1994, in Saginaw, Michigan, Franklin has been involved in boxing since the age of 11.
Franklin had a successful amateur career, with a record of 85 wins and only 10 losses. He won numerous regional and national titles, including the 2014 National Golden Gloves Championship.
In 2018, Franklin turned professional and has since amassed a record of 20 wins and 1 loss, with 13 of those wins coming by way of knockout. He has been steadily climbing up the ranks in the heavyweight division and is currently ranked in the top 10 by ESPN and the Top 30 by Top Heavyweights.
On April 1, 2023, Franklin is set to face off against British boxing sensation Anthony Joshua in London. This is a highly anticipated match-up that has generated a lot of buzz in the boxing world.
Franklin is seen by many as a rising star in the heavyweight division, with a combination of speed, power, and technical skill that make him a formidable opponent for anyone in the ring. He will be looking to make a statement with a win over Joshua and propel himself into title contention.
Joshua, on the other hand, is a former unified heavyweight champion and Olympic gold medalist with an impressive record of 25 wins and only 3 losses. He will undoubtedly be a tough task for Franklin, but the American boxer believe's he is up for the challenge.
It's worth noting that Franklin has one blemish on his otherwise impressive record, a loss to Dillian Whyte in November 2021. Whyte won the fight by decision, but Franklin showed heart and determination throughout the bout, and his performance earned him respect from boxing fans and pundits.
With both fighters known for their knockout power, this promises to be an exciting match-up that could end in a dramatic finish at any moment. Franklin will need to utilize his quickness and footwork to avoid Joshua's heavy shots while looking for openings to land his own punches.
All eyes will be on London on April 1, 2023, as these two heavyweights square off in what promises to be a thrilling fight. Will Franklin be able to continue his climb up the ranks and pull off the upset, or will Joshua prove too much for the young American boxer to handle? Boxing fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the answer.