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 Last update:  1/5/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Anthony Joshua Wants Eight To Ten Fights in 2014
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By Edward Chaykovsky

Olypic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua (3-0, 3KOs) is looking to at least double his ring output in 2014. The 24-year-old heavyweight prospect turned pro in October of last year. Joshua is viewed as one of the brightest hopes for the new age of heavyweights. He returns on February 1 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff against Dorian Darch (7-2, 1KO).

“When I competed in the Olympics I wasn’t half the fighter I am today and I’ve still got much further to go. I want to fight eight to ten times this year and if I can level out my progression at a rapid rate towards the end of the year, I will get a better British ranking," Joshua told Daily Express.

“I can be as good as I want to be, but I have got to let my fists do the talking. I want to bring the smile back to British boxing and to heavyweight boxing."

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comment by Mick Higgs, on 01-06-2014
A couple of fights in the USA & mainland Europe wouldn't hurt him.

comment by Tobi.G, on 01-05-2014
[QUOTE=Trudoe]Now THAT is gumption! Just don't burn yourself out or injure yourself from overtraining young man! 8 development fights is doable tho so long as he doesn't take a lot of punishment in the fights. Kid should have a ery bright future though![/QUOTE] Absolutely! I think hes one of...

comment by O.H. Canada, on 01-05-2014
Now THAT is gumption! Just don't burn yourself out or injure yourself from overtraining young man! 8 development fights is doable tho so long as he doesn't take a lot of punishment in the fights. Kid should have a ery bright future though!

comment by New England, on 01-05-2014
lets hope his hands hold out, and that he keeps getting some of those guys out of there early. that is a lot of professional fights and training camps, but it's doable. i like joshua. you don't teach talent. you teach everything else.

comment by joe strong, on 01-05-2014
he is one to watch. I hope he stays healthy so we can see how he progresses in his first full calendar year in the pro ranks...

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