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INTERVIEW: Anthony Joshua on how he prepares for a fight and the importance of a decent car


‘Boxers often want to be all macho, but I’d rather have fun’ – Anthony Joshua

INTERVIEW: Anthony Joshua on how he prepares for a fight and the importance of a decent car
The Gentleman

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Beating Dominic Breazeale to retain my heavyweight title was a good feeling, but it’s expected. It makes me more humbled by the whole experience. The main pleasure I get is watching the people around me feeding off it. It’s nice to see everyone else around happy.

The fight against Charles Martin to win the IBF title was the biggest of my life. People would think it would be the Olympics, but, being so young, I didn’t take in what it represented. As a professional I’ve been boxing for a long time, so I understood the business, and the benefits that would come with being the world champion.

People think I’ll knock out an opponent in two rounds, but going for longer involves a change of game plan, and time to show off my boxing skill.

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