“I’m the heavyweight champion. I’m not going in there to respect anybody’s style. He’s gonna have to respect me. I’ll die before he takes my belt.’’ – Charles Martin
“Normally you have to work your way up, but he called ME! What an opportunity that is. The heavyweight champion of the world calling me out and saying he wants to fight me? Let’s rock ‘n roll.’’ – Anthony Joshua
Two power-punching unbeaten heavyweights with a combined knockout ration of 94 percent will collide next Saturday, April 9, when American Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KOs), of Carson, Calif., risks his IBF heavyweight title against UK favorite Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) on a special presentation of Showtime Boxing International live at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on Saturday, April 9 from The O2 in London.
Check out the highlight video here as both supremely confident sluggers discuss their fast-approaching heavyweight world title fight. Keep on checking back for more updates on Joshua vs. Martin throughout the next week leading up to fight night.