Yoka at the 2016 Summer Olympics
|Real name||Anthony Victor James Yoka|
|Height||2 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Reach||84 in (213 cm)|
|Born||28 April 1992|
|Wins by KO||4|
Anthony ‘Tony’ Victor James Yoka (born 28 April 1992) is a French professional boxer. As an amateur he represented France at the 2016 Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division; he also represented France at the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships, winning gold. Yoka is currently serving a one-year ban after missing three drug tests between July 2016 and July 2017.
Yoka won the gold medal against future WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in the super heavyweight division at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. At the 2010 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships he lost the final to Filip Hrgović. In 2011 he lost at the European (Senior) Championships to Olympic Champion Roberto Cammarelle. At the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships he outpointed Jasem Delavari from Iran but was knocked out by Cuban Erislandy Savón. At the 2012 European Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament he beat three opponents before getting stopped by Magomed Omarov.
In 2015, Yoka first missed a chance to get the gold at the 2015 European Games but still managed to get the bronze medal.  Following this achievement, Yoka won the gold at the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships, earning him a spot at the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro. 
Yoka won the gold over the British boxer Joe Joyce in the super heavyweight division at the 2016 Olympic Games, getting France the first Super Heavyweight gold medal of their history.
In 2017 Yoka turned professional. Trained by Virgil Hunter, Yoka fought and beat Travis Clark in his debut fight at Le Palais des Sports in Paris, on June 2017. On October 2017, Yoka defeated Jonathan Rice via unanimous decision 59–56, 60–54, and 58–56.
In July 2018, the French Anti-Doping Agency banned him for one year because of missing three drug tests between July 2016 and July 2017. His appeal against the ruling was rejected by the French Council of State in August 2018.
Professional boxing record
|Professional record summary|
|5 fights||5 wins||0 losses|
|5||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||– (10)||13 Jul 2019||Palais des Sports, Paris, France|
|5||Win||5–0||Dave Allen||TKO||10 (10), 0:43||23 Jun 2018||Palais des Sports, Paris, France|
|4||Win||4–0||Cyril Léonet||TKO||5 (10), 2:21||7 Apr 2018||Palais des Sports, Paris, France|
|3||Win||3–0||Ali Baghouz||TKO||2 (8), 1:04||16 Dec 2017||La Seine Musicale, Boulogne-Billancourt, France|
|2||Win||2–0||Jonathan Rice||UD||6||14 Oct 2017||Zénith Paris, Paris, France|
|1||Win||1–0||Travis Clark||TKO||2 (6), 0:59||2 Jun 2017||Palais des Sports, Paris, France|
- Boxing at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics
- Boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- List of Youth Olympic Games gold medalists who won Olympic gold medals
- "Yog On The Road To London 2012… Talks To Tony Yoka". olympic.org. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Results In 2011, he fought at the World Series of Boxing (WSB). Despite his young age, he won the 2011 edition.
- Euro Results
- "Jeux Européens: Toni Yoka (+91kg) en bronze".
- "VIDEO. JO 2016 : le boxeur français Tony Yoka sur le toit du monde". Franceinfo (in French). 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2017-06-03.
- "Boxe. VIDÉOS : Tony Yoka remporte son premier combat pro par K.O". Ouest-France.fr (in French). Retrieved 2017-06-03.
- "Olympic boxing champion Yoka banned for one-year by French Anti-Doping Agency". www.insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
- "Tony Yoka's Appeal is Rejected, Doping Ban is Upheld By Judge". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved 2019-01-08.