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Anthony Joshua stops Jason Garvern in three

Heavyweight prospect, Anthony Joshua, had no problem with Jason Gavern, dropping him four times in the early going before the fight was waved off.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Anthony Joshua really just plain beat up Jason Gavern over the weekend. In what proved to be more of a showcase than a fight, Joshua pounded on Gavern early-and-often before the referee ultimately waved off the fight in the third round, after four knockdowns of Gavern.

"I had a bit of ring rust so couldn't display everything I have been doing in the gym," said Joshua. "But once the momentum gets going I will be able to display some more shots, some more sharp shooting.

Joshua is already set to face his next opponent, Kevin Johnson, at the O2 Arena on May 30th. Although Joshua expects about the same from Johnson as he saw from Gavern, he thinks that one way or another, he'll break down any opposition.

"There are two sides to a fight, the first six and the second six. One way or another they will get broken down whether it is in the first half or second half."

Anthony Joshua is now 11-0 with 11 knockouts. Depsite him looking like a gem of a prospect, they're going to have to eventually step up the competition for the 25-year-old as he looks like he has all the tools to compete at the top of the heavyweight division right now.

Question, if Joshua were to fight Deontay Wilder right now, who'd you take between the two?

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