Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce is a professional boxer from England. Joyce is an Olympic silver medalist. He won the silver medal for men’s super-heavyweight boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Joseph Obey Joyce was born on September 19, 1985, in London, England. He stands 198 cm tall and has a reach of 203 cm tall. Joyce has an Orthodox stance.

Height / weight 1.98 m / 123 kg
Born 19 Sep 1985
Nationality England England
Playing Style Orthodox
Nickname Juggernaut

He is of Irish and Nigerian descent. He started boxing when he was 22. As of December 2022, he plays out of Putney, London in the United Kingdom.


Joyce made his professional debut in February 2018, going up against Rudolf Jozic. He won his first professional title, the Commonwealth Boxing Council Heavyweight title in May 2018. In December of that year, he won the vacant WBA Continental Heavyweight title.

In 2019, he defended both of his titles against Bermane Stiverne. In July 2019, he won the WBA Gold World Heavyweight title.

In November 2020, he went up against Daniel Dubois and picked up the BBBofC British Heavy, Heavy, EBU European Heavy, WBC Silver Heavy, and the WBO International Heavyweight titles. He defended his Commonwealth, WBC, and WBO titles in July 2021 when he went up against Carlos Takam. In 2022, he defended the WBC and WBO International titles by defeating Christian Hammer.

In September 2022, he beat Joseph Paker and picked up the vacant WBO Interim World Heavyweight title.

In April 2023, he lost to Zhilei Zhang. The two are set for a rematch in August 2023, it will be for the WBO Interim World Heavyweight title.

Career Record

  • Total Fights - 16
  • Wins - 15
  • Wins by KO - 14
  • Losses - 1

Medal Record

  • 2016 - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Super-heavyweight, Silver
  • 2015 - European Games Baku, Super-heavyweight, Gold
  • 2015 - World Championship Doha, Super-heavyweight, Bronze

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