Tony Bellew hailed the enhancements made by Anthony Joshua as he retained his heavyweight belts.
Regardless of being out of the ring for a yr, Joshua confirmed he’s primed for an enormous 2021 with a ninth spherical knock out of Kubrat Pulev on Saturday evening.
AJ knocked the challenger down twice within the third spherical with some brutal uppercuts that brought about Pulev to scurry to his nook and basically conceal.
And Bellew, the previous cruiserweight champion, talked up his intelligence within the ring.
“AJ has learnt a lot so shortly on this sport,” he tweeted. “The little tie ups on the within are intelligent! Transferring away from the facility hand is one thing he’s labored on! Must hold Pulev sincere and land one thing to make him cautious once more now!”
Bellew was then proved proper when the Bulgarian was knocked out and proceeded to elucidate what Joshua had achieved so effectively.
“Vicious! Pulev was so so courageous and had a critical chin however AJ as an athlete is phenomenal!
“His boxing IQ is bettering with each combat and he’s solely getting higher! Very intelligent at occasions tonight and as traditional a CLINICAL finisher!”
Speak then turned to a possible combat with WBC champion Tyson Fury, the person with the belt Joshua desires.
It might occur in 2021 and promoters Eddie Hearn and Bob Arum revealed their intentions to make it.
Matchroom chief Hearn stated he’ll engaged on it from Sunday morning and Prime Rank boss Arum seems to be simply as motivated.
“It seems to be just like the stage is about for the largest Heavyweight championship combat since Ali-Frazier in 1971, when Tyson Fury meets Anthony Joshua for the undisputed crown,” he tweeted.
“We at Prime Rank will begin on Monday working to place that combat collectively.”