Anthony Joshua Is Reportedly Using The Providers Of Robert Garcia

Posted on 05/30/2022

By: Sean Crose

ESPN is reporting that former IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua is now going to crew up with famous coach Robert Garcia within the leadup to his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. It was the Ukraine’s Usyk who outboxed the favored Englishman Joshua final yr, thus having Joshua from eliminated his titles for the second time. Joshua was an undefeated titlist when he was stopped in beautiful style by Andy Ruiz in 2019. Joshua got here again and beat Ruiz handily six months later and managed to carry on to his regained title belts till assembly former undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk final fall.

The reality is that Usyk seemed to be way more expert than Joshua when the 2 squared off. Ruiz stopped Joshua, true, however a change in technique – and arguably Ruiz’ personal laziness in camp – led Joshua to a one sided win within the rematch. Issues may not be fairly as easy with Usyk. All it took to avenge the loss to Ruiz was for Joshua to primarily swap from a puncher to a boxer. Usyk is a extra nuanced fighter than that. No irrespective of how he fares towards him within the all however assured rematch, Joshua is not going to have a straightforward time of it with Usyk.

Therefore the reported name to Robert Garcia, a former titlist himself who owns and operates one of the crucial esteemed gyms within the nation. Not solely has Garcia educated his youthful brother, Mikey, he was the person who educated Marcos Maidana to push the good Floyd Mayweather to his limits. And people are merely a couple of of Garcia’s accomplishments. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see how Garcia guides Joshua to tweak his recreation ought to the ESPN report show to be true. Joshua’s longtime coach Robert McCracken is – in accordance with ESPN not less than – not with Joshua’s crew.

One factor is for certain – Joshua should up his recreation. He can’t bully the smaller Usyk, nor can Joshua use his top to his benefit, not less than not the best way he tried to within the first combat. Usyk is a specialist and it’ll take a particular recreation plan for Joshua to beat him. Joshua, nonetheless, is aware of what it means to be on this place. He’s been right here earlier than and has emerged victorious. Whether or not or not he’ll be capable to stability out his loss to Usyk with a win within the rematch is as much as him…and, after all, Usyk.

And maybe Robert Garcia.

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