Dominic Breazeale

Dominic Breazeale heads to U.K. to see if England's champ Anthony Joshua is the real deal

Dominic Breazeale heads to U.K. to see if England's champ Anthony Joshua is the real deal

Dominic Breazeale hit the canvas in his most recent fight. He rose, began unloading heavy punches and remained undefeated by breaking his veteran opponent’s jaw.

Now comes a stiffer test.

On Saturday, Upland’s Breazeale (17-0, 15 knockouts) will fight new International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) in the 2012 Olympic gold medalist’s home country, at London’s O2 Arena.

Showtime will televise the bout live at 2:15 p.m. Pacific time.

Breazeale, after losing earlier in the London Summer Games, has watched Joshua compete in the Olympics and says he isn’t overly impressed with the power puncher,...

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