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28th May 2015

Video: Big hitter Anthony Joshua talks fighting Kevin Johnson and the hardest punch he’s ever taken

Someone's going to get knocked out...

Ben Kenyon

Things are hotting up nicely for the Anthony Joshua vs Kevin Johnson fight this weekend.

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Joshua says he’s going for the knock-out and Johnson claimed it was going to be “the meanest fight anybody’s ever seen”.

Since winning Olympic gold and turning pro, Joshua hasn’t been taken further than the third round in any of his 12 fights (all knock-outs, by the way).

The Watford boxer has been swatting his way mercilessly through fighters like human punchbags in the run up to his O2 Arena bout with American Johnson.

If you’ve not seen this absolute sledgehammer of a punch against Raphael Zumbano Love then watch it now…

But former WBC world title contender Johnson has never been stopped before and the fight represents a real step up in class for Joshua.

The pair faced off in the ring after Joshua steamrollered Zumbano Love and Johnson said the fight would be “very easy.

But here’s the 25-year-old explaining how he plans to beat the 17-stone Yank on Saturday…