Anthony Joshua has tried some light-hearted MMA coaching whereas ticking over forward of his subsequent combat.
Boxing’s unified WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight world champion is about to start out camp quickly for a defence in opposition to obligatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk.
This bout is deliberate for September 25 in London.
Nevertheless, within the meantime he has flown out to Marbella and is holding in form, as at all times, earlier than returning to the UK to start his correct camp.
On Friday, video emerged of him trying some MMA coaching.
AJ launched a collection of kicks and even flying knees, mixed together with his common heavy punches, on the pads with Luke Barnatt.
Barnatt is a middleweight MMA fighter who competed within the UFC.
Over in Thailand, Usyk is upping his preparations for Joshua with a exceptional physique transformation
In his first combat within the heavyweight division again in 2019, he scaled 215lbs and stopped gatekeeper Chazz Witherspoon.
Then, final October, he was 217¼lbs for a unanimous determination victory over Derek Chisora.
This combat didn’t go all Usyk’s personal approach although and questions have been raised about whether or not he’ll be sufficiently big to deal with AJ.
Because of this, it seems he’s bulking up once more and just lately confirmed that he weighed 230lbs.
Now, in his newest coaching picture, the bulked up physique transformation is full.
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