Simply who will former two-time heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua battle when he launches his newest ring return? The date being spoken about for AJ’s comeback is April 1, and although nothing is confirmed but, the frontrunner so far as a reputation goes is unbeaten Australian southpaw Demsey McKean.
And this isn’t one thing Malik Scott is glad to listen to. Scott, coach in fact of Deontay Wilder, has accused AJ of not solely ducking an enormous battle with Wilder, however of additionally swerving his heavyweight Gerald Washington. There have been some rumours that advised AJ would possibly battle Washington in his ring return, however Scott feels Joshua will as a substitute go one other route.
Talking with Greatest Sports activities Betting Canada, former heavyweight contender Scott stated Joshua is avoiding all his heavyweights.
“At one time it seemed like we’re on the point of get a Deontay-AJ battle made, then you definately hear AJ and his crew need to do different issues. It looks like he’s ducking all my heavyweights,” Scott stated. “You’ve got to battle one in all my heavyweights, man, we’re ready on you over right here. You’re ducking Deontay Wilder, Gerald Washington is able to battle proper now, in prime situation, mentally and spiritually and bodily.”
As we all know, and has been stated earlier than, Joshua is such an enormous star within the UK, he may, with out being responsible of exaggerating, battle nearly anyone in his new comeback and the battle could be a sell-out. And there’s loads of feeling on the market that claims Joshua will search for one, possibly two “straightforward fights” as he makes an attempt to rebuild after these two humbling and irritating determination losses to Oleksandr Usyk.
When it comes to McKean and Washington, 20-5-1(13) and final seen being stopped by Ali Eren Demirezen, this a 12 months in the past, each guys could be checked out as “protected” opponent for Joshua. Of the 2, who would YOU choose to see Joshua battle on April 1 (April Idiot’s Day in fact!) – the unbeaten however untested McKean, or the skilled however previous his greatest Washington? Or possibly you’d a lot choose to see Joshua battle anyone else totally. What sort of a 2023 will AJ find yourself having, and can we EVER get to see that Wilder battle?
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