Feature | Sep 12 2015

Anthony Joshua: ‘If you dethrone Wladimir Klitschko, then you’re the real deal’

John Dennen speaks to Anthony Joshua ahead of his Commonwealth title fight with Gary Cornish
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AS vocal as Dillian Whyte has been in calling out Anthony Joshua, the Olympic gold medallist promises to keep his focus on tonight’s opponent, Gary Cornish, even though the Highlander is a hefty underdog.

“The fight business is a tough business, I give him credit. That’s all I’ve got to worry about right now. What will be will be,” Joshua said. “[Cornish] throws good jabs, he moves well for a big guy. One thing I’ve learned is, I can’t tell you everything about Cornish because it’s so different when you’re the man in there on the night.

“He’s very fit, moves a lot and he’s got a very good double jab and he throws a hook right hand.