Anthony Joshua just posted on IG his next fight date

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Quickeyg, Apr 9, 2023.

  1. Saintpat

    Saintpat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 26, 2009
    Hip hip …
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  2. TED 822

    TED 822 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 10, 2012
    Agreed. Just for the moment I don't think any of the 3 would beat Fury. AJ possibly a different story. All 3 have a fair chance. But as you say at least they're prepared to fight.
    1. Dubois has more time than most. Might be sensible for him to build his career before taking really hard fights.
    2. Joe is fighting a good opponent at the weekend when he could either sit back and not fight or take an easy one to keep active. Good on him.
    3. Bakole is possibly in the same position as Joyce. Beat some good opponents. Deserves a shot. Billy nelson says hell fight anybody and I think I believe him.

    I knew the 3 fights a year talk was ****, but that's what he needed. Now it will be 9 months between fights, as expected.
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  3. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz That new gorilla tape, is it silver backed? Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    If true then it’ll definitely be against whyte
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  4. TED 822

    TED 822 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 10, 2012
    Of course.
  5. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger Relationships are not my forte Full Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    Sounds like they are drawing out AJ's next few fights in the hope that Fury and Wilder retire within a couple of years, or Fury has another meltdown
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  6. Trafford

    Trafford Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    Skills challenge were at his last fight and plan is a Saudi fight in December against one of Fury, Wilder, Ngannou
  7. TED 822

    TED 822 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 10, 2012
    Good theory. I think Fury WILL retire. Before AJ at least. Wilder maybe not, but AJ wont fight him without a title involved. By that time I think there'll be some new blood around in all likelihood.
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    TBC-ASAP Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    Reading on twitter judges saying AJ needs more time to develop and learn, amazing how people re-hash this nonsense.

    He's an Olympic World Champion, he's a Double heavyweight World Champion and nearing 30 fights.

    It doesn't matter where his camp is etc, unless he sorts his head out he's done. He was frightened about Franklins power, and Franklin couldn't even stop Jerry Forrest. If he gets in with any sort of puncher, his ass will full out.
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  9. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 13, 2023
    All AJ is doing is wasting time and growing old which in boxing is similar to one pointing a gun at their own head.
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  10. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    If this isn’t due to some injury that requires surgery, he’s literally waiting to cash out on his career.
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  11. BrokerNYC

    BrokerNYC Nottingham Full Member

    Feb 8, 2021
    Maybe Derrick James isn’t available because we’re getting Spence Crawford.
  12. hobby rider

    hobby rider Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 4, 2020
    Hope so
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  13. Punchdrunk1

    Punchdrunk1 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 2, 2019
    That may be right.
    Either that or they think by then the belts will have changed hands due to not fighting mandatories ect.
    Then they can try and fight for a belt against a crap opponent
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  14. Manning

    Manning Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    For all the hate Waldo got at least he was fighting 3 times a year at the top level for a good decade at least.
  15. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Active Member Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    Everything AJ does whether it'd be fighting, talking, answering questions, announcing fights, it's just comes off as weird. He's such an oddball honestly.
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