Apparently, the WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua does not consider the mandatory contender for the WBO belt Alexander Usik a serious threat to himself. According to “A.J.”, he already knows what to oppose to the playing style of the Ukrainian.
“In the second fight with Andy Ruiz, I adapted to Usyk’s style. To hit and not miss punches is the sweet science of boxing. You learn it from the amateurs. I spent two and a half years in the amateur ring, so I still adapted to different styles. Usyk played in amateurs for a long time, so he brought the “hit and miss” style to the pros.
What positive quality has helped me? Sometimes I know how to get on my feet and hurt someone. Do you want to make yourself known by working on your feet all 12 rounds? Sometimes people don’t respect that kind of power, “Anthony Joshua told Sky Sports.