As the current IBO, IBF and WBA (Super) World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua prepares to make his return to the ring this upcoming weekend, Joshua has been bullish about what he is aiming for and that is a decade atop of the heavyweight throne. On the other hand, Joshua also cited the fact he has yet to fight 60 times, in total in his whole career and argued he is a champion who is still learning.
“I can’t be perfect. I am who I am,” Joshua told Sky Sports News. “I have managed to become heavyweight champion of the world and who I am, I can present myself as the person I am today, with a project and vision of improving myself for the future.” Joshua, however, did stress he is working vigilantly to improve and hone his skills.
“Providing I stay disciplined in my sport, you’ll hear of me for the next 10 years, and I’ll definitely progress as a person, and that’s what it’s about.” Joshua said when discussing his possible longevity in the sport.
Joshua also touched on a possible likelihood of slipups and defeats along the way, Joshua argued that he is ready to face adversity and show the grit of a champion. “This isn’t who I am today. I may make a mistake, but I’ll correct it in the future, and that’s what being a champion is about. If life was perfect and simple, people wouldn’t be able to relate to me.” Joshua said