Friday, 22 September, 2017

Anthony Joshua ready to face "master tactician" Wladimir Klitschko

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua happy to forge a career in Britain Wembley to host Joshua - Klitschko workout and weigh in
Damon Campbell | 07 May, 2017, 13:31

United Kingdom fight fans can watch IBF king Joshua and former World ruler Klitschko go through their training routines ahead of their battle at the national stadium as well as fighters on the bumper undercard.

A record-breaking crowd of 90,000 will fill the Wembley Stadium this Saturday for what will be the most a historic night of boxing under the famous arch in North London.

Even if he's too old, which I think he is, he's in a good place mentally and that's a risky fighter.

"She is confident enough in me to watch, but I would rather she not be there".

"Everything, his future depends on him, and that's why if Joshua loses the fight, he has a lot of space, because of his age".

IBF heavyweight champion Joshua has the chance to add the WBA Super heavyweight title to his collection, but will have to overcome the Ukranian who - along with brother Vitali - ruled the heavyweight division for a decade. Klitschko just didn't show up in that fight.

"I see on social platforms and social media that he's working out and he's a disciplined fighter, a likeable guy".

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The rude health of the British boxing scene has convinced heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua he does not have to go Stateside to increase his global profile.

"The build-up to the fight is different to anything else I have had".

"I can't box the way Fury boxed and expect it to be as simple as that for me".

The unbeaten 27-year-old has taken a high stakes showdown with Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on April 29, in only the 19th fight bout of his professional career.

"I'm just anxious about what I can do". You really do get lost in the fight.

"Whether you are watching from an armchair or ringside, watching a fight gets very emotional", Bruno said. "It's challenging... My next stage is bigger than my last", Klitschko said.

"But what I've learned about myself, when I'm embracing it, when I'm smiling, I'm touching people, I'm appreciating that support, I feel good".

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