Opinion | Dec 16 2015

Anthony Joshua is a beast but lacks crucial elements, says Audley Harrison

Anthony Joshua receives some feedback from fellow Olympic gold medallist Audley Harrison
Audley Harrison
Anthony-Joshua-with-Audley-Harrison  |  Action Images/Reuters/Murad Sezer

Audley Harrison critiques his fellow Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua in a guest column – in this week’s 80-page issue of Boxing News magazine.

JOSHUA is real sharp, he’s real fast. He’s a beast, he’s like a wrecking machine. He now needs those fundamentals. We’ve seen British fighters like Lennox Lewis and Amir Khan wait until they stumble before getting that old-school training in America. I think Joshua needs that schooling now, so that he can stay ahead of the game. With the heavyweights it’s not just winning the title, it’s about keeping it for a long time. And Joshua needs those heavyweight fundamentals: how to tie up, how to measure distance.

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