Heavyweight prospect Frazer Clarke believes stablemate Anthony Joshua is able to avenge his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk on August 20 in Jeddah.
Joshua and Usyk fought final September on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. The Ukrainian shocked the boxing world by dominating ‘AJ’ over 12 rounds to assert a unanimous factors choice.
Following his loss, Anthony Joshua was closely criticized for his ways in opposition to Usyk. As an alternative of utilizing his distinct bodily benefit, the Brit tried to outbox the previous Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion to no avail.
Nevertheless, Clarke is assured that Anthony Joshua has the aptitude to win the rematch and grow to be a three-time world champion. In an interview with iFL TV, he stated:
“Yeah he is in an amazing place, they’re doing the appropriate issues. I do not wish to go into it an excessive amount of however he is simply making ready for this struggle like a challenger like he needs to be. I am excited for him. I am excited for the workforce. I’ve seen the work they’ve put in and you understand for thirty six minutes on that evening they should get it proper…God prepared he’ll.”
Watch Clarke’s full interview with iFL TV:
‘AJ’s’ loss in opposition to Usyk was the second of his skilled profession after struggling a earlier upset in opposition to Andy Ruiz again in 2019. There may be immense strain on the previous Unified Heavyweight Champion to show he’s nonetheless top-of-the-line heavyweights on the earth.
Frazer Clarke believes Anthony Joshua will profit from each Robert Garcia and Angel Fernandez
Clarke continued by expressing how Robert Garcia and Angel Fernandez are working cohesively and can each be an asset to Anthony Joshua on struggle evening. He stated:
“Excellent link-up, good connection. Spanish talking each of them, fluent Spanish. I am sitting there pondering ‘what are they speaking about?’. However AJ appears to be responding effectively to them talking and stuff.”
“I believe you’ve got bought the expertise in Robert [Garcia] and the youth with Angel [Fernandez]…I would not say there is a head coach position but it surely’s simply each of them working collectively.”
Garcia is a latest addition to Joshua’s workforce and most boxing specialists predict ‘AJ’ to struggle extra aggressively within the Usyk rematch. Regardless of not having a lot expertise with heavyweights, Garcia is thought for coaching his fighters to knock their opponents out.
With lower than a month to go till Usyk-Joshua 2, there isn’t a indication as as to if Garcia or Fernandez would be the head coach. Regardless, each are assured they may also help ‘AJ’ grow to be the primary man to beat Usyk.