Former two-time world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) is not going anywhere, even if he hits Jermain Franklin (21-1, 14 KOs) on April 1, a potential opponent in a comeback fight after two consecutive fiascos with Alexander Usyk . So says his compatriot, former two-division champion David Haye.
“Yes, it won’t look pretty: three defeats in a row that he couldn’t afford,” said David
Pro Boxing Fans. – But I remember how after the first fight with Usyk they also said: “His career is over if he loses.” And here it is again. Well look at Chisora. He’s got 13 losses and he’s still spinning. So no I don’t think this will be the end [Джошуа]”.
Haye added that a third loss in a row could be the finish line for Anthony’s title aspirations, “but in terms of filling arenas, making money and enjoying boxing, no, I don’t think it will be the finish line.”
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“Actually, he should beat Franklin,” summed up the British veteran.
So far, promoter AJ has formally three candidates to fight Joshua. Anthony is ready to fight his old friend, who weighs 149 kg.