Anthony Joshua has declared that he is preparing for his boxing match against Joseph Parker and will be aiming to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight belts which he won.
Joseph Parker is also preparing for the fight while Anthony Joshua backs himself very confidently to beat Parker and to successfully defend his title.
Joshua has confirmed that it is his fear of losing that continues to spur him on to win and says that it will be important in the fight against Parker.
He also mentioned that he comes into training well conditioned in order so he’s able to concentrate on boxing with his trainer Rob McCraken.
The last time he stepped into the boxing ring for a fight was against Carlos Takem in Cardiff last October following the big fight against Vladimir Klitschko in April which got him the IBO and WBA belts.
Parker declared that he was going to win the game on this week and take the belt of Anthony Joshua although he admitted that it will be difficult.
There will be a number of people at the boxing match with a lot of people with the allocation expected to be 50-50 as well as there being a good atmosphere.
A face off was performed on Saturday between the two boxers at the press conferences and attracted a lot attention with many photos being taken by photographers and coverage being shown on television.