Is Anthony Joshua anyones favourite boxer?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Renaissance_man, Aug 11, 2022.

  1. Renaissance_man

    Renaissance_man New Member Full Member

    Jul 6, 2021
  2. ad4m88

    ad4m88 Member Full Member

    May 7, 2016
    I quite like him his fights bring excitement in the UK his fights are like big events over here sells out quick, normally has a great undercard, it's great Saturday out

    And I think he gets alot of unnecessary hate he kind of helped boxing boom again in UK
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  3. Bondy365

    Bondy365 Member Full Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    Dont like the fake humble engineered personality. However, always look forward to watching him fight.
  4. ad4m88

    ad4m88 Member Full Member

    May 7, 2016
    Exactly he brought excitement to a division that was lacking tbh
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  5. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    He's one of my favourite boxers for sure. He made heavyweight boxing in the UK exciting again. His fights are entertaining. He's fought some good fighters and hasn't ducked anyone. He seems like he cares about the belts, activating the rematch clause against Usyk after Usyk dominated him and completely outboxed him shows he has heart.

    It's funny, people used to LOVE Joshua and hated Fury. Ive always been a fan of both. I remember wearing a Team Fury t-shirt at work. Loads of people asking me why I like that gypsy **** etc etc. Now them very same people can't stand AJ and love Fury. Can't wait for next Saturday. Joshua is going to avenge his loss, knock out Usyk and hopefully fight Fury some point next year.
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  6. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 29, 2018
    One of my favourite boxers for sure. Brilliant record (Wlad, Povetkin, Parker, Ruiz and Pulev were all top when he beat them) cleared out the majority of the divison and others have ducked his offers (Wilder, Fury and Ortiz). AJ hasn't ducked or avoided anyone, that's got to be respected.

    Comes across respectable, humble and down to earth in most of his interviews. Isn't one of these HWs that constantly talks bollocks or attempts to create fake beef.
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  7. captain hook

    captain hook Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 11, 2011
    my wife, she dksab
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  8. Jacques81

    Jacques81 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    I like him because he so kindly and easily have 4 belts to one of my favorite fighters Usyk.
    Thank you AJ
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  9. realsoulja

    realsoulja Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 23, 2008
    He went from doing petty crime as a low level 'roadman' to being worth $100's of millions.

    He never ducked anyone.

    Can be an exciting fighter to watch.

    Has faced the best competition out of all heavyweights and has the deepest win resume in the division.

    Seems like he respects the game and other boxers.

    He has helped fighters within his circle get big in the game in Buatsi and Okolie.

    He along with Fury and Wilder woke up a heavyweight division that was asleep.

    And he has influenced many young kids hopefully in a positive manner.

    Gotta respect him for that... but I still don't like him. Nothing personal. It's the bull**** Chinese fortune cookie quotes that pissed me off. The overly on-camera bum chumming with Eddie Hearn and Kugan Cassius on IFL TV didn't help either. Then his overly rigid robotic engineered humble fake media personality, I think he has forgotten who he really is, he should go Nigeria eat some Jollof rice to rediscover himself and get some Sam Peter "Who Nexxx" with a bit of Ibeuchi energy which is more authentic. Also that "first time was so nice had to do it twice" nonsense trying to be a part time drill rapper needs to be shutdown. Furthermore talking about 'boxing gods' and overly philosophising the game into some nonsense with some new age spiritualism nonsense... there is no boxing gods... there is only One God. On top of all that AJ calling the legend Lennox Lewis a clown let the old legend talk his ****. But worst of all is you can watch AJ talk for hours while he is saying abslolute nothing.

    AJ gonna be one of them guys that we may appreciate more when he is gone.
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  10. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    he's my favorite bodybuilder.
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  11. DaRealJT

    DaRealJT 32–0–1 Full Member

    Sep 26, 2021
    Before he got smacked by Fatty Ruiz I knew a bunch of women who loved him
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  12. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    fatty Ruiz took his belts and birds.
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  13. DAalla

    DAalla New Member Full Member

    Apr 4, 2022
    People never seem to remember the hate on Tyson fury, that win over Klitschko was barely even applauded at the time, people just said he beat an old great in the most negative style imaginable. Then there was all the controversial things he said whether misogynistic or homophobic etc. Crazy how its all forgotten and spun differently now
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  14. DaRealJT

    DaRealJT 32–0–1 Full Member

    Sep 26, 2021
    I remember. I supported Fury back when it wasn’t popular, when he was seen as a joke, “that meme boxer who uppercut himself”. He schooled an 11-year-unbeaten Klitschko in his backyard then came home to the BBC persecuting him.

    Meanwhile Joshua robbed his way to an undeserving gold medal and knocked over a couple of bums in Charles Martin and Eric Molina and he was hailed as the next coming of Jesus Christ
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  15. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Grandpappy Ortiz Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    He's rarely boring to watch, and that's what matters. Forget about their ****ing personality, as they exciting to watch?

    Joshua and Wilder offer the most value in terms of excitement more frequently.

    Usyk and Fury are hit and miss. Half of their fights are a joy to watch, half of them are boring as ****.