The Team GB Olympic hero is fighting for a £15million jackpot and a customised strap
ANTHONY JOSHUA will land a personalised WBA super belt if he beats Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on Saturday in their heavyweight showdown.
The IBF champ is facing his former mentor on home soil with a reported £15m on the line for AJ, as well as the custom-made WBA strap.
The black belt has an engraved image of 41-year-old Doctor Steelhammer underneath a large crown for the man who will be crowned at the home of English football.
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And on the other side of the strap is an image of the 27-year-old Londoner who has his arms folded and chest puffed out, just like Klitschko.
As the clock ticks down on the 90,000-fan super fight a relaxed Joshua reveals he has banned his beloved mum from being ringside and seeing the damage dished out.
AJ told Sky Sports: “My old man will be there but I don’t really let my mum come to my fights.
“I’ve banned her. It’s not a place where you want to see your kid, I don’t think, at a fight.
“My dad can watch it, but not my mum.
“I would rather she not be there. One of my cousins will call her after the fight. She enjoys it all, though, and she gets a few freebies.”
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The heavyweight star has opened up on his early life in the build-up to the career-defining fight and admitted he was heading off the rails before he got his head right the Finchley ABC gym.
Joshua said: ““When I was younger I was partying, I was getting in trouble, I had the court cases.
“This was the time I thought, ‘What will I do with myself?
“I was f***** before boxing. That was my reckless days when I was smoking. Boxing really helped me get on the straight and narrow.
“It was at my first boxing club where I learned discipline. How to forget your ego and listen to instructions if you want to achieve things.”