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Joshua - Handling the Pressure

It is a big night for Anthony Joshua this Saturday as he resumes his career following an outage due to a back injury.

Joshua, unbeaten in ten fights, is realistic enough to accept that his profile, as a heavyweight, sees him subjected to additional pressure compared to the exciting talents emerging in the other weight categories.

But, as you’d expect of someone who has that desire to be the best around, Joshua thrives on the additional pressure remarking to the media ahead of his showdown with Jason Gavern this Saturday,

“The pressure to be great, saying I can be the next this and that, or saying that I can’t, it’s just fuel for my fire.

“I want to be successful to thank those people who have helped me and backed me, and to those who doubt me I want to say think twice before you think your opinion is fact.

“Life in general is hard and there are people out there with real pressure, so the pressure I feel is nothing.”


Walking the walk, talking the talk, Joshua is proving himself to be an articulate and charming man, continuing Joshua commented on picking up where he left off and getting that momentum going again, adding,

“I was on a roll and there was great momentum, but I think I can pick that up again.

“It’s not frustrating because when things are going well, there are always going to be hiccups.”


Joshua has yet to go past three rounds in his professional career, here at Vital Boxing we don’t expect the young British heavyweight hope to be troubled by his opponent in Newcastle this Saturday night.


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 2 2015

Time: 4:53PM

 

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