Anthony Joshua wants to change himself and his way of thinking. His main goal at the moment is to improve, given that his form has been on the decline lately. The unconvincing win vs. Jermaine Franklin caused concern among Joshua's fans.
In one of the interviews, Joshua talked about himself and his character. The Brit thinks he is more of a 'boxer' than a 'fighter' "If you look at my character, I'm not the most aggressive outwardly type of person," Joshua told Sky Sports, as quoted by MIRROR.
"I'm not a fighter, I'm more of a boxer. There's a thought process and a method behind the madness. I've always tried to develop my boxing IQ, but over 12 rounds there are times when you have to fight. I wanna become a box-fighter, so I need to improve.
I'm a thinker, maybe even an over-thinker. The only way we are going to put everything my coach teaches me to the test is through fighting. I don't want to lie to the fans and say, 'I'm fighting this date' when there are still conversations in the background still happening.
If my coach decides to change his mind, I feel I am subject and able to change my mind. So I'm able to fight in July or August if I want."
The match between Joshua and Franklin was a challenging one for Joshua.
This match has apparently taught him many things that he can apply in the future as a result of that experience. "The fight I was in with Jermaine Franklin, I realised I was in there with a counter-puncher. You throw two and they try and hit you with three.
I changed my gameplan, stuck behind my jab and got the win. I can build on that because there's going to be a day where just being a fighter may not work against a certain opponent," he added.
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