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Joseph Joyce (born 19 September 1985) is a British professional boxer.[2][3] He has held the Commonwealth heavyweight title since May 2018 and the WBA Gold heavyweight title since February 2019.[4] He previously held the WBA Continental heavyweight title from December 2018 to February 2019.

Joe Joyce
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Statistics
Real nameJoseph Joyce
Nickname(s)Juggernaut
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height6 ft 5 12 in (197 cm)[1]
Reach80 12 in (204 cm)[1]
NationalityBritish
Born (1985-09-19) 19 September 1985 (age 33)
London, England
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights10
Wins10
Wins by KO9
Losses0

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Early lifeEdit

Born to a Scots-born Irish father and a mother of Nigerian ancestry, Joyce grew up in London and studied at Elliott School, based in Putney.[5][6] He took up boxing at the age of 22, having his interest in track and field athletics curtailed by injuries, and joined Earlsfield ABC, based in Earlsfield, London.[5]

Amateur careerEdit

He competed in the men's super heavyweight division at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he won the gold medal.[2] He also won the title at the 2015 European Games in Baku.[7]

Joyce won the super heavyweight class at the 2012 ABA Championships and 2012 GB Amateur Boxing Championships. He won the bronze in his class at the 2013 European Amateur Boxing Championships after getting KOd by defending Russian champion Sergei Kuzmin in the semifinal.[8] At the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships he was KOd again, this time by unsung Algerian Hamza Beguerni.[9]

He had success during 2015 and 2016 in the World Series of Boxing, and in April 2016 won a gold medal at the European Olympic trials to qualify for the Olympics.[10][11] On 21 August 2016 Joyce won the silver medal in the super heavyweight class at the 2016 Summer Olympics, losing in the final, on a split decision to Tony Yoka of France.[12] It was the final medal won by Team GB at the Olympics.[12]

Professional careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Joyce turned professional in July 2017 at the age of 31, signing with Hayemaker Ringstar.[13] On 6 September 2017, an official announcement was made for the first boxing event which would take place at Indigo, The O2 arena in London on 20 October 2017. Haye confirmed that Joyce would headline the card, making his debut against experienced former WBO Inter-Continental champion Ian Lewison (12-3, 8 KOs).[14] Joyce put on an impressive display in a hard earned victory.[15][16][17] Promoter David Haye spoke to Metro after the bout stating he offered British heavyweight champion Sam Sexton a career-high payday to fight Joyce next, but hadn't heard anything back. He also offered David Allen a fight, who turned it down to rematch Lenroy Thomas. Haye hoped to get Joyce back in action on the undercard of his rematch with Tony Bellew in December 2017.[18]

On 2 November, Joyce confirmed that he would fight on the Bellew-Haye II undercard on 17 December.[19] Two days later, British boxer Tom Little (10-4, 3 KOs) was announced as his opponent.[20] The event was rescheduled to 5 May 2018. On 30 January 2018, Hayemaker Ringstar announced that Joyce would make his next appearance at the York Hall in London on 16 February against 25 year old Croatian boxer Rudolf Jozic (4-1, 3 KOs).[21] On 3 February, whilst backstage at the O2 Arena in London for Lawrence Okolie vs. Isaac Chamberlain, Dereck Chisora met with Haye and Joyce, where Chisora revealed Haye had contacted his manager Steve Goodwin and offered £60,000 for him to fight Joyce. Chisora later stated if the money was right, he would fight Joyce on the Tony Bellew vs. David Haye II card on 5 May 2018.[22] Joyce knocked out Jozic in the first round after landing a right hand to the head towards the end of the round. When the result was announced, the timekeeper included the 10-count, announcing the time of stoppage as 3 minutes and 6 seconds. After the fight, Haye stated a new six-figure offer would be presented to Chisora, which would see him earn around the same purse he received in his loss to Agit Kabayel.[23][24]

On 1 March, speaking ahead of his next fight at the York Hall on 17 March against Donnie Palmer, Joyce stated that Chisora had rejected the offer to fight him.[25] Joyce knocked Palmer out inside the first minute of round one at the O2 Arena.[26] On 24 March, after Chisora knocked out his French opponent Zakaria Azzouzi and then called Joyce and Haye over during his post fight interview with Sky Sports. Prior to calling them over, Chisora referred to Joyce as a Chihuahua. Chisora first asked Haye if he had confidence in Jocye and then stated, “In front of the British public on live television, I’ll make a deal with you right now: if he (Joyce) beats me you write me a cheque of £1, if I beat him you give me your purse against Tony (Bellew) and your TV rights.” Haye rejected the offer. Chisora then told Haye to not mention his name again. Haye told Sky Sports, “We offered him the same money he got for (Kubrat) Pulev, more money than he got for the European title, but you said no. Okay, we understand.”[27][28][29]

Domestic successEdit

On 16 April 2018, it was announced a deal was in place for Joyce to challenge for the Commonwealth heavyweight title against Jamaican boxer Lenroy Thomas (22-4-1, 10 KOs).[30] Two days later, Sky Sports officially announced the fight for 5 May.[31] Joyce entered the ring wearing a sombrero. He knocked Thomas down three times before the fight came to an end in round 2. Two knockdowns came from body shots and the final knockdown came from a left hook to the head.. After the fight, Joyce stated he would like to challenge for the British heavyweight title. By winning the belt in just his fourth professional bout, Joyce broke a 106-year record.[32][33]

On 21 May, it was announced that Joyce would make a first defence of his Commonwealth title on 15 June at the York Hall in London, live and exclusive on Dave.[34] On 8 June, Ghanaian boxer Richard Lartey (12-1, 9 KOs) was confirmed as Joyce's opponent.[35] A day before the fight, Lartey was replaced by Croatian journeyman Ivica Bacurin (29-13-1, 18 KOs).[36] In a non-title fight, Joyce knocked Bacurin out in less than two minutes. After the fight, there was talks around a potential fight with British champion Hughie Fury.[37][38] On 18 June, Joyce said he was open to fighting American heavyweight Bryant Jennings (23-2, 13 KOs) on 18 August 2018 in New Jersey. Jennings was initially in talks to fight former WBO champion Joseph Parker on the same date, however Parker opted to fight Dillian Whyte on 28 July.[39]

After Kell Brook suffered an ankle injury and ruled himself out of the Whyte-Parker PPV card, there was rumours that Joyce would fight domestic rival Nick Webb on the undercard.[40] Joyce quickly denied the reports and stated he had no intention in fighting in July. He also stated he had parted ways with trainer Ismail Salas after Salas had announced himself semi-retired and moved to Doha, Qatar.[41]

Signing with Al HaymonEdit

On 24 July 2018, Joyce started a one month trial with world-renowned trainer Abel Sanchez.[42] Seven days later Joyce and Sanchez reached a deal to team up full time.[43][44] On 15 August, Joyce signed a deal with powerful American advisor Al Haymon. It was said that Joyce would make his US debut before the end of 2018.[45] On 4 September, it was announced that Joyce would fight Iago Kiladze (26-3, 18 KOs) in an 8-round bout at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on 30 September.[46] Joyce kept his unbeaten run alive with a fifth round knockout win over Kiladze. Joyce knocked Kiladze down three times in dropping him in rounds 2, 3 and 5. The fight was stopped after the third knockdown with Kiladze appearing hurt. The official time of the stoppage was at 41 seconds of the round. Kiladze didn't appear to cause any damage with the shots he landed and Joyce appeared to use his jab more.[47][48]

Joyce vs. HanksEdit

After being listed as a next possible opponent for Joyce, former world title challenger Gerald Washington (19-2-1, 12 KOs) welcomed the bout, which was likely to take place on the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Showtime PPV undercard on 1 December 2018.[49] Joyce spent the next few weeks as one of Fury's sparring partners.[50] On 30 October, it was revealed that Joyce would fight returning American boxer Joe Hanks (23-2, 15 KOs) on the Wilder-Fury card at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.[51] Joyce weighed 262 pounds compared to Hanks' 247 ½ pounds.[52] It was reported by the CSAC, Joyce would make $40,000 and Hanks would take home $50,000.[53] Joyce put on an impressive performance in knocking out Hanks in the first round of their scheduled 10 round bout. Hanks had his moments earlier in the round. He landed several clean shots that made Joyce take a few steps back. Joyce came back and hurt Hanks with right hands. Joyce then landed a hard left to the head, knocking Hanks down. Hanks managed to beat referee Jerry Cantu's count, however the fight was waived off. The time of stoppage was 2 minutes and 25 seconds of round 1.[54][55] In the post-fight presser, Joyce called out Luis Ortiz, also stating he was ready for bigger challenges. Ortiz accepted, claiming he does not turn down a challenge.[56]

Joyce vs. StiverneEdit

On 23 January 2019, PBC announced Joyce would return to the UK and fight former world titleholder Bermane Stiverne (25-3-1, 21 KOs) on the James DeGale-Chris Eubank Jr. PPV undercard on 23 Febryuary at The O2 Arena in London. Joyce explained the fight was made after Stiverne made comments about 'taking Joyce to school', when they sparred previously. Stiverne explained he felt insulted that Joyce, who had only 7 professional bouts under his belt, wanted to fight him.[57][58] Before the fight, Joyce stated he would not be finishing the fight in round 1, as he 'was not there yet', but predicted he would take Stiverne out by round 8.[59] Stiverne came into this fight at 273 pounds. Joyce kept his knockout streak alive by finishing Stiverne in round 6 of their scheduled 12 round bout. Both boxers started the fight aggressively throwing punches. By round 2, Joyce began landing shots which wobbled Stiverne. With his guard no longer high, Stiverne stayed on his feet and finished the round. in round 3, Joyce landed a big right hand, which sent Stiverne into the ropes, forcing the referee to make a 10-count. Stiverne recovered and managed to get through the next couple of rounds due to Joyce slowing down his pace. The end came when Joyce trapped Stiverne against the ropes in round 6 and landed two right hands, forcing referee Howard Foster to stop the action.[60] Stiverne had no complaints with the stoppage and walked slowly back to his corner. After the bout, Joyce's co-promoter Richard Schaefer said Joyce would likely return on Wilder's undercard in May and then look to challenge for the WBA 'Regular' title later in the year. With the win, Joyce retained the Commonwealth belt and won the vacant WBA Gold heavyweight title.[61][62]

In March 2019, Joyce became the mandatory challenger for European heavyweight champion Agit Kabayel.[63] Joyce also became linked with fighting British prospect Daniel Dubois for the vacant British heavyweight title, with Frank Warren also stating he had no issued with making the fight happen.[64][65] On 17 April 2019, Joyce revealed he had split with trainer Abel Sanchez, having moved back to UK to train with Adam Booth in London.[66]

Signing with QueensberryEdit

Joyce vs. UstinovEdit

On 25 April, Joyce signed with Frank Warren's Queensberry Promotions to co-promote him, alongside Ringstar Sports. It was announced Joyce would return to the ring on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders vs. Shefat Isufi on May 18th at the Lamex Stadium in Stevenage, England.[67][68] On 2 May, 42 year old Russian boxer Alexander Ustinov (34-3, 25 KOs) was announced as Joyce's opponent, subject to a visa. Joyce explained he could have waited for a bigger fight in July, but wanted to stay busy instead, not fighting another journeyman.[69] Joyce won the fight via TKO in round 3. In round 1, Joyce started off picking his shots behind the jab. Ustinov also managed to land a small number of shots, which had no impact on Joyce. Joyce increased his output in round 2, putting pressure on Ustinov, who did not land very much and began holding on. By the end of round 2, Ustinov was on unsteady legs. Both boxers started round 3 trading, with both landing clean shots. Joyce being more active, was throwing with both hands and managed to land a clean left hand to Ustinov's head, dropping him near the ropes. Ustinov slowly tried to beat the count, but was unable to, and counted out.[70][71] Joyce said after the fight backstage, “The proof’s in the pudding. You tell Eddie, you know, winning this fight like that, before Hunter, proves to the world, and to Eddie, that I am a credible opponent [for Joshua].” Joyce felt the win would help him get a world title opportunity by the end of 2019.[72]

Joyce vs. JenningsEdit

Joyce would next be scheduled to fight at The O2 Arena in London, on 13 July, on the Daniel Dubois vs. Nathan Gorman: Heavy Duty card. On 22 May, Joyce's manager Sam Jones revealed that he was unable to agree a deal with Alexander Povetkin, Joseph Parker, Dereck Chisora and Agit Kabayel to fight Joyce in July. He stated he would now look at the likes of Éric Molina, Bryant Jennings and Chris Arreola.[73] A day later, Jennings came out as being the favourite to fight Joyce. Jennings teased the announcement via his social media, when he tagged “Grind 7/13 O2 Arena”, under a video segment of him working out. Sam Jones replied to the tweet, “He’s going to need more than a Vegan diet and a six-pack to deal with Joe.”[74][75]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
10 fights 10 wins 0 losses
By knockout 9 0
By decision 1 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
10 Win 10–0   Bryant Jennings UD 12 13 Jul 2019   The O2 Arena, London, England Retained WBA (Gold) heavyweight title
9 Win 9–0   Alexander Ustinov TKO 3 (10), 1:55 18 May 2019   Lamex Stadium, Stevenage, England
8 Win 8–0   Bermane Stiverne TKO 6 (12), 2:20 23 Feb 2019   The O2 Arena, London, England Retained Commonwealth heavyweight title;
Won vacant WBA (Gold) heavyweight title
7 Win 7–0   Joe Hanks KO 1 (10), 2:25 1 Dec 2018   Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, US Won vacant WBA Continental heavyweight title
6 Win 6–0   Iago Kiladze KO 5 (10), 0:41 30 Sep 2018   Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California, US
5 Win 5–0   Ivica Bacurin KO 1 (10), 1:54 15 Jun 2018   York Hall, London, England
4 Win 4–0   Lenroy Thomas TKO 2 (12), 2:36 5 May 2018   The O2 Arena, London, England Won Commonwealth heavyweight title
3 Win 3–0   Donnie Palmer TKO 1 (8), 0:38 17 Mar 2018   York Hall, London, England
2 Win 2–0   Rudolf Jozic KO 1 (8), 3:00 16 Feb 2018   York Hall, London, England
1 Win 1–0   Ian Lewison TKO 8 (10), 2:35 20 Oct 2017   indigo at The O2, London, England Professional debut

Art careerEdit

Outside the ring, he is a proficient artist, having graduated with a 2:1 degree in fine arts from Middlesex University.[5] In 2017, Joyce has displays with the Art of the Olympians.

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