Date: 18th October 2017 at 3:43pm
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With the big promotion at the Principality Stadium, in Cardiff, having seen a change in opponent for Anthony Joshua, the IBF and WBA world heavyweight champion, is having to re-focus his preparations in order to fight a shorter man.

However, although Joshua faces a tough fight, we see no reason why he can?t emerge as the victor and continue his march towards domination of the heavyweight scene.

There has been talk of Eddie Hearn showcasing Joshua in the US, quite possibly ahead of a big unification fight with the WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, somewhere down the line.

But, it seems that Joshua is in no rush to venture stateside for a fight remarking in an interview with the BBC,

‘Everyone talks about going to the States.

‘I’ve heard news about going to the Middle East, I’ve heard news about opportunities in Africa.

‘From my amateur gym and people I grew up with, I give out a lot of tickets and I help a lot of people in different ways to get to the shows. I think it’s great that all these little kids and their parents can come to watch a heavyweight title clash – that’s why I’m not in a rush to go to the States.

‘If the opportunity presents itself, so be it. But the reason I’m not in a rush is that people have supported me for so long here, let them enjoy it now.

‘Going to America is a whole different ball game to a lot of people.’

Our fear is that once Joshua fights in the US and captivates the American audience, we?ll not see him fight so often on our shores.