JOSH BUATSI is placing his younger profession as Anthony Joshua’s protégé within the fingers of combating buddy Joe Cordina as he searches for a last-minute Cardiff barber.
The sunshine-heavyweight prospect signed a administration cope with AJ in June and is having his profession guided by the IBF and WBA champ, combating on his undercard this Saturday in Wales.
However earlier than all that, the Croydon ace wants fellow Matchroom fighter and Cardiff boy Cordina to assist him discover a respectable chop store to get his beard and barnet in form.
Buatsi stated: “It all the time comes off the day earlier than the combat as a result of my look is the very last thing on my thoughts in coaching camp.
“I solely talked about it as a result of it was enjoying on my thoughts that I’m in Cardiff and I haven’t bought my London barber right here so I’m going to need to belief another person to do it, which I don’t actually need to do.”
The Olympian is aware of if he follows within the footsteps of his mega-star supervisor he’ll quickly be capable to fly his favorite barber world wide to all his fights.
However he’s unlikely to let success go his head with the fussy fighter laying down strict guidelines for his trademark look
He stated: “I believe my barber is ready for me to get a belt so he can begin coming alongside as a part of my entourage. I’ll get there however the time is coming.
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“The barber has bought to do a superb fade, two completely different ranges on my head, the highest needs to be longer than the perimeters. He has to merge it.
“However what makes a superb barber is having the ability to do the shape-up, he’s bought to have the ability to maintain that hairline in any other case your look is gone.”
Cordina is boxing in his dwelling city for the primary time in 4 years, this will probably be his first skilled combat within the metropolis that constructed him. And it’s in entrance of 78,000 individuals.
However the light-weight appears to be underneath the heaviest stress because the intermediary in Buatsi’s quest for a slick trim.
Buatsi stated: “Joe Cordina is from Cardiff and he stated he has he has bought me coated and I don’t must stress.
“I noticed him this morning and stated ‘Joe, I simply let a superb London barber go, are you certain you bought me coated?’ and he stated he did.
“As soon as it comes off the whole lot is finished and we simply combat, it’s the final process.
“I fear extra a few good fade then making weight. It could possibly make or break your look.
“After the barber has executed the fade I’m going to inform him to cease and to take a break. Then I’ll clarify the significance of the shape-up.
“I’ve to suppose optimistic, I’m going to get a superb haircut, a pleasant shape-up and I’m going to look good.”
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