Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Hearn: Joshua Will Be Better After Klitschko Sparring

By Edward Chaykovsky

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is very happy that Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua was able to get the opportunity to spend some time training and sparring in the ongoing training camp of heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko, who is preparing for his mandatory fight next month with Kubrat Pulev. Joshua is regarded as one of the brightest prospects in the heavyweight division.

"Well it's priceless isn't it," he told The Morning View on Sky Sports News HQ. "He's arguably one of the top heavyweights of all time, Wladimir Klitschko, certainly the top heavyweight in the world right now.

"They had their first spar yesterday and I haven't spoken to Anthony yet, but the experience is just wonderful. He is back out on our big Manchester show on September 13th and again in a big fight at London's O2 Arena on October 11th. To mix with the likes of those guys, not just in the ring, just to be around them, see how they conduct themselves in terms of their diet, their demeanour from the commercial and PR perspective as well.

"It's a fantastic opportunity for Anthony to go out and spar with Wladimir and you're talking about a top, top fighter in Anthony Joshua. He'll certainly find it tough, going in sparring with Wladimir - I'm sure there are not many that don't - but he'll come back a better fighter."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by theface07 on 08-22-2014

It's hard not to root for Joshua. He's got the size, build and athleticism and refreshing humility.

Comment by PR Jetz on 08-22-2014

Vlad was just trying to sign[B][/B] Joshua to his promotional company...... Planting the seed ..... Pretty smart Vlad pretty smart.

Comment by Straightener on 08-22-2014

man I would pay to see those sparing sessions :boxing: I would be surprised if he didn't become a world champion one day he looks the really deal , very athletic with a cracking jab and decent power and lets…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 08-22-2014

This will do wonders for Joshua's pro development.. I really think he is the future of the heavy division

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Photos: Billy Joe Saunders, David Lemieux - Tense Face To Face Terry Flanagan: Jorge Linares Deal 'All But Done' Nico Hernandez Back on December 2 at Hartman Arena Amir Khan: I Have Something Mayweather Has Not Faced - Speed! Berchelt With Right Hand Issue, Pulled From Salido Fight Callum Johnson Out Of Buglioni Clash, Replaced By Craig Richards Arum Plans Big Year For Murata - Eyes Golovkin, Canelo as Foes Hasim Rahman Jr. Slated to Fight Nov. 4th after Durham Fiasco Saunders Tells David Lemieux: "I'll Put You Out Like A Candle!" Leo Santa Cruz, Abner Mares Ordered To Reach Deal By Nov. 6 Dillian Whyte: Takam is Too Small, Easy Fight For Anthony Joshua Julian Williams vs. Ishe Smith Set For November 18 in Las Vegas Jeff Horn's Promoter Nearly Fell Asleep Watching 'Boring' Skeete Anthony Yigit vs. Joe Hughes For Euro Belt on December 2 Kal Yafai Aims To Make Statement, Land on Next Superfly Card Weekend Review: Murata, Machado, Gassiev, Burnett, More Stiverne: Wilder is Scared of Me, I Ate His Punches Like Breakfast! Sanchez: Canelo Facing GGG’s Leftovers Would Be Sad For Boxing Hearn on Burnett's Options: Butler, Tete, McDonnell-Solis Winner Lucian Bute Mulling Over Decision - Ring Return or Retirement Corcoran: Pacquiao Did Not Do Enough, Horn Deserved To Win Helenius: I'll Knock Dillian Whyte Out, He Will Never Reach Wilder! Pacquiao Has Bad News - Horn Rematch Secured By Brisbane Photos: Jeff Horn, Gary Corcoran - Go Face To Face in Brisbane Adonis Stevenson-Eleider Alvarez May Land on January 26 or 27 Povetkin vs. Hammer Close To Done, To Be WBO Eliminator? Murat Gassiev May Be Abel Sanchez's Latest Masterpiece Team Horn Warn Thurman: Shut Mouth or Suffer Pacquiao's Fate! Dmitry Bivol Salivates Over Expected Gassiev vs. Dorticos Clash CompuBox: Fox Landed '52' Punches in 12 Rounds With Andrade Stiverne: I Guarantee That I'll Beat Deontay Wilder in Rematch! CompuBox: Murata Lands a Big 56.5% of Power Shots on N'Dam Felix Verdejo Ring Return Targeted For January, Says Manager Promoter: I Want To Match Andrade Against Elite at 160 - ASAP! Schaefer: If U.S. Networks Aren't Interested in WBSS, So Be It Dorticos: All Gassiev Did Was Beat 'Old' Opponent in Wlodarczyk Photos: Ryota Murata Gets Revenge, Stops Hassan N'Dam Denis Lebedev: I Think Yunier Dorticos Will Beat Murat Gassiev Maliek, Mikhail and Michael Jr. Montgomery Get KO Wins Juho Haapoja Loses EU Title, Announces His Retirement
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement