The undefeated English star faces the biggest test of his career when he meets the Ukrainian veteran on April 29 at Wembley Stadium
ANTHONY JOSHUA has shown Wladimir Klitschko what he is in for after he uploaded a Twitter video showing his lightning footwork.
The IBF heavyweight champion is in the closing weeks of camp as he prepares to meet the 41-year-old in the middle of the ring on April 29.
An estimated 90,000 fans will be packed inside Wembley Stadium to watch the blockbuster clash between the two boxing giants, with the vacant WBA and IBO belts also up for grabs.
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Joshua comes into the fight with an unblemished record of 18 fights with 18 KO’s, and showed off his impressive skipping skills with a brilliant post.
The 27-year-old is a slight favourite against the Ukrainian veteran, and gave his followers a glimpse of his footwork that will prove crucial in two weeks time.
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Klitschko has been unusually outspoken in the build-up to the unification contest, and has made sly digs to his once former protege – insisting he could be a CrossFit champion, and has nicknamed him ‘Mr. Billionaire.’
Like Joshua, ‘Dr. Steelhammer’ is an Olympic gold medallist having won at super-heavyweight in Atlanta 1996, and has won 64 out of 68 times, losing just a mere four times.
His last fight came against Tyson Fury back in November 2015 where he lost a unanimous decision – his first defeat in 11 years.