#sports Anthony Joshua hasn't always 'seen eye to eye' with new trainer Robert Garcia

#sports Anthony Joshua hasn’t always ‘seen eye to eye’ with new trainer Robert Garcia

#sports activities Anthony Joshua hasn’t always ‘seen eye to eye’ with new trainer Robert Garcia

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Anthony Joshua hasn’t always ‘seen eye to eye’ with new trainer Robert Garcia… having lately revealed it was Angel Fernandez who selected Rob McCracken’s alternative forward of Oleksandr Usyk rematch

  • Anthony Joshua will tackle Oleksandr Usyk in an extremely anticipated rematch
  • The two heavyweight boxers will go head-to-head on August 20 in Saudi Arabia  
  • AJ misplaced his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts below former coach Rob McCracken
  • So, Joshua determined half methods with McCracken and link-up with Robert Garcia
  • The pair haven’t always seen eye-to-eye within the build-up to Saturday’s combat 
  • However, Garcia has been serving to AJ work on his confidence forward of the bout  

Anthony Joshua has had his justifiable share of variations with Robert Garcia and the pair haven’t always seen ‘eye to eye’ within the build-up to Saturday’s field workplace bout with Oleksandr Usyk. 

Joshua is due to face Usyk for a second time this weekend after shedding his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts in an unanimous factors resolution on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in September final 12 months. 

However, Joshua will tackle the Ukrainian boxer with a new coach in his nook after parting methods with Rob McCracken – who helped information him to an Olympic gold medal and turn out to be the unified heavyweight title holder of the world twice. 

British heavyweight Anthony Joshua has had his fair share of differences with Robert Garcia

British heavyweight Anthony Joshua has had his justifiable share of variations with Robert Garcia

Joshua misplaced his belts on an unanimous factors resolution in September final 12 months whereas below the tutelage of his former long-term coach Rob McCracken. 

AJ instantly exercised his rematch clause in his contract and launched into a Stateside tour to discover himself a new teaching group following his humbling defeat. 

He sounded out Virgil Hunter, Ronnie Shields and Eddy Reynoso however determined to companion with Robert Garcia – who’s a highly-decorated Mexican-American coach with a listing of world champions on his CV.

Speaking to Behind The Gloves about AJ’s relationship with Garcia, Gareth A. Davies stated: ‘I’ve heard they have not seen eye to eye the entire time. 

The pair have not always seen 'eye to eye' in the build-up to Saturday's box office bout

The pair haven’t always seen ‘eye to eye’ within the build-up to Saturday’s field workplace bout

AJ is set to face Oleksandr Usyk in a rematch on August 20 that will take place in Saudi Arabia

AJ is about to face Oleksandr Usyk in a rematch on August 20 that may happen in Saudi Arabia

‘It’s a new relationship. In the second relationship, you are working by means of issues. That’s all actually excellent news for me. They have been engaged on his confidence. Change the momentum from the primary combat as a result of it was the flawed recreation plan to attempt to field Usyk.

‘Be aggressive, be soiled, push him round, shut down the house, let your palms go, however clearly with educated stress. Usyk is aware of what Joshua goes to do. He’s going to let his palms go a bit extra and be extra bodily with him.

‘He’s not going to stand off and attempt to jab him and shut the house in that approach. Usyk is up in opposition to a formidable Adonis, who has very heavy palms, an even bigger, heavier, stronger man.

Joshua parted ways with McCracken (left) following his loss to Usyk in September last year

Joshua parted methods with McCracken (left) following his loss to Usyk in September final 12 months

Joshua (R) has admitted it was Angel Fernandez (L) who made the final decision on his trainer

Joshua (R) has admitted it was Angel Fernandez (L) who made the ultimate resolution on his trainer

‘So, he is making ready for that, and I feel he is wanting to perhaps ending the combat as nicely and combat fireplace with fireplace. He is aware of he is received the difficult expertise to do it. He wants to be robust in there.

‘Maybe he does not need to go 12 rounds this time. I do not purchase he is 20 kilos heavier, however he actually seems thicker across the torso and stronger,’ stated Davies about Usyk.’

The information of AJ’s distinction with Garcia comes simply days after Joshua admitted to giving coach Angel Fernandez the accountability of choosing his new trainer.

Davies additionally stated that Joshua might retire from skilled boxing if he loses the rematch scheduled to happen on Saturday night time in Saudi Arabia. 

It was believed Joshua would retire from boxing if he lost to Usyk on Saturday evening

It was believed Joshua would retire from boxing if he misplaced to Usyk on Saturday night 

However, Joshua has denied such reports and said it is up to him at the end of the day

However, Joshua has denied such experiences and stated it’s up to him on the finish of the day 

Davies stated: ‘Well, he may [retire]. Johnny [Nelson] is okay saying that. He’s not saying that Joshua ought to retire. 

‘What he is saying is that if he is knocked out by Usyk and outboxed once more and might’t get wherever within the combat. He may need time to psychically, mentally, and psychologically recuperate.

‘He may say, ‘I’ve reached my zenith, and perhaps there is not something larger forward for me. Johnny was solely giving his view. Of course, he desires AJ to win. We all would love for AJ to win, however he was simply being sincere.’

However, Joshua has denied claims he might retire – saying: ‘It’s up to me on the finish of the day, it isn’t up to anybody else what I do with my profession. I haven’t got to do that. Why do I do it? It’s as a result of it is all I do know. 

‘This can also be my twelfth consecutive world title combat. I’ve been in world title fights again to again 12 instances. It occurs – if you happen to’re preventing individuals at world degree, you are assembly individuals of world-level high quality. I’m not preventing people who find themselves beneath par.’ 

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