NOBODY will be holding my belts, particularly not Anthony Joshua.
he let me hold his belts before the first fight, looking back, it was a strange
moment. But I kind of appreciated that he let me hold them. I don’t agree with
superstitious people who say, ‘If Joshua hadn’t let him hold the belts he would
have won’. I beat him fair and square. The fights are won inside the gym and I
was really hungry for that fight and I still am now.
I wasn’t playing at being the nice guy in the build-up. They were not tactics. That’s just the guy I am. To this day I’m still the nice guy, I still respect Joshua and I’m a big fan of what he did in boxing. He has been a champion since his 16th fight.
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