Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua needs ‘brain transplant’ before Usyk rematch – Froch

Anthony Joshua needs ‘brain transplant’ before Usyk rematch – Froch

Former super-middleweight champion, Carl Froch has said Anthony Joshua needs a “brain transplant” before his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. Joshua is looking to become a three-time heavyweight world champion by beating the Ukrainian. Froch has questioned the Briton’s mentality ahead of the rematch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on August 20. Usyk won the initial fight last September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Since then, Joshua has hired a new trainer, Robert Garcia, who is believed to add more aggression to the 32-year-old’s boxing style. Despite the switch-up, Froch does not fancy Joshua’s chances of turning the tables this time around.…
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Usyk’s promoter confirms Anthony Joshua rematch

Usyk’s promoter confirms Anthony Joshua rematch

Oleksandr Usyk’s promoter, Alex Krassyuk, has confirmed that Anthony Joshua has activated a rematch clause and a second fight will “definitely happen”. The 34-year-old dethroned Joshua as heavyweight champion in stunning style on Saturday. In doing so, Usyk claimed the WBO, WBA, IBF, and IBO belts from his British rival. It has since emerged that there is a rematch clause in AJ and Usyk’s pre-fight agreement. Joshua was heard saying “see you soon” to Usyk in the dressing room after the fight, while his promoter, Eddie Hearn, has insisted that the two boxers will meet again in early 2022. Krassyuk…
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David Haye: How Anthony Joshua can reclaim belt from Oleksandr Usyk

David Haye: How Anthony Joshua can reclaim belt from Oleksandr Usyk

Former boxer David Haye has revealed that he’s convinced Anthony Joshua can avenge his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk and reclaim his belts if he adjusts his approach and boxes more proactively. In an interview with iFL TV, Haye stated that Joshua was outboxed and dethroned by Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night. He said: “Anthony Joshua has a chance to reclaim his titles, it is going to be a mega, mega match. A fight that I believe AJ can win,” Haye told iFL TV. “Looking at this fight you would say no, but he has what it…
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‘I couldn’t see anything in ninth round’, Anthony Joshua narrates how Usyk beat him

‘I couldn’t see anything in ninth round’, Anthony Joshua narrates how Usyk beat him

Former WBA, IBF, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has said his fight against Oleksandr Usyk was a great experience for him. OHAFIA-TV News had reported that Anthony Joshua’s reign as world boxing heavyweight champion ended on Saturday, with the proposed “Battle of Britain” against Tyson Fury now in tatters. This was after Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine claimed a stunning unanimous decision win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Scores of 117-112, 116-112, and 115-113 were rewarded after a near-masterclass from the unbeaten Usyk. He became only the third fighter after Evander Holyfield and David Haye to win world titles at…
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Anthony Joshua: I need to fight Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua: I need to fight Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua has insisted that he “needs” to fight Tyson Fury before he retires, as he prepares for his latest title defence against Oleksandr Usyk. The WBO, WBA (Super) and IBF champion takes on Usyk later this month at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and is hopeful he can fight Fury next. “Do I need Tyson Fury on my record? I need it,” Joshua tells Steve Bunce on the 5 Live Boxing podcast. “Fight good fighters and they bring out the best of you.” Talks over an undisputed title fight collapsed during the summer, but Joshua says a showdown with Fury is…
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