Anthony Joshua taking large precautions to not catch Covid forward of Oleksandr Usyk to keep away from struggle KO like Tyson Fury
ANTHONY JOSHUA is taking critical precautions to not catch coronavirus forward of his world title struggle towards Oleksandr Usyk.
The Brit will lay his WBA, WBO and IBF belts on the road to tackle the unbeaten Ukrainian.
Anthony Joshua is taking no dangers towards coronavirus as he prepares for Oleksandr Usyk
And having seen what occurred to his heavyweight rival Tyson Fury, who contracted Covid-19 and had and needed to postpone his trilogy towards Wilder, Joshua is taking no dangers.
His promoter Eddie Hearn advised the DAZN Boxing Present: “You bought to take precautions. AJ, in the event you go as much as his camp, it’s tremendous, tremendous excessive stage.
“And the precautions they take, very excessive high-end – Usyk I consider the identical.”
Fury was scheduled to struggle Wilder on July 24, however a Covid outbreak in camp noticed that pushed again to October 4.
It left the Gypsy King’s US promoter Bob Arum seething, describing it as a ‘a whole f*** up’.
Joshua, in the meantime, won’t perform any public engagements earlier than the struggle and can isolate himself from most people.
And the Watford brawler has been warned to not ‘sit off’ and permit Usyk time and area of their Tottenham tussle.
Usyk’s footwork and talent to glide out and in of vary can be Joshua’s two greatest issues on struggle evening, which the recently-retired Luke Campbell reckons AJ can offset by placing the slick southpaw on the backfoot.
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He advised The Mirror: “I feel it’s a nice struggle, Usyk is an unbelievable expertise.
“His approach and boxing IQ is definitely up there with the perfect, however is he a heavyweight?
“I do not suppose he’s fairly a heavyweight to be trustworthy, that is the place Joshua has the benefit.
“Joshua has bought fast arms, and is an enormous robust heavyweight so if he imposes his strengths I feel he’ll win the struggle.
“If he sits off it could possibly be Usyk’s evening, and I am unable to see Usyk desirous to become involved in an enormous robust heavyweight like Joshua. So his ways will largely be to make him miss, transfer round.
“Joshua has to place it on him.”
Victory over Usyk will see Joshua, 32, do his half to protect a blockbuster undisputed heavyweight title struggle with Fury, which was on account of happen in Saudi Arabia this summer season.
Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn is assured Usyk is taking the identical precautions as JoshuaCredit: Instagram @Usyka
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