John Oliver
Trainer at Finchley ABC
He was just a class act from day one. It’s a dream for every trainer, doesn’t matter who it is, they are looking for that type of fighter to come through the door. I’ve never seen anybody like that. I go right the way back to the days of Cassius Clay, I was boxing myself in those days. I was in the gymnasium when Cassius Clay walked in and I’d never seen anyone with the kind of physique Clay had, until Anthony Joshua walked into the gym. The movement, the ability, it’s just natural – you can’t train that.

Tony Sims
Current trainer
He’s made the transition from amateur to professional boxing tremendously well. He’s a great athlete. But no one has really tested him yet so it’s hard to say. Until we start seeing someone pushing him over 10 or 12 rounds, we won’t see what he’s really made of.

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