Anthony Joshua seems leaner and meaner than ever earlier than as he prepares to defend his world heavyweight titles towards Oleksandr Usyk this month.
The Brit will pit his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles on the road on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25 towards his necessary challenger.
Though required by the WBO board to face the Ukrainian, Joshua might be all too conscious of the hazard offered to him by Usyk.
Like Joshua, Uysk collected a Gold medal on the Olympic Video games in London again in 2012 and has amassed a formidable physique work of labor within the ensuing 9 years.
The previous undisputed world cruiserweight champion has since moved as much as heavyweight with the hope of replicating that feat, beginning with Joshua and his trinkets later this month.
Famed for his footwork and elusive motion contained in the ring, the 33-year-old presents a puzzle which Joshua is unlikely to have confronted within the professional ranks and it appears he’s taken the required precautions.
Having tipped the scales at 249lbs (17st 8lbs) towards Andy Ruiz Jr greater than two years in the past, ‘AJ’ seems to be a lot slimmer for the puzzle posed to him by his Ukrainian foe.
Certainly, as these footage illustrate, the Watford-native is seemingly much less targeted on constructing muscle as a part of his power and conditioning work and is as an alternative going again to fundamentals.
Joshua has at all times boasted a formidable physique and it appears as if he’s grafting on his technical abilities now as he goals to finish his aim of turning into undisputed heavyweight world champion.
Home rival Tyson Fury holds the ultimate piece of the puzzle along with his WBC heavyweight championship on the road towards Deontay Wilder on October eight of their trilogy bout.
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