The heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, returned to the gym where his dream of being a professional boxer began to celebrate the reopening of gyms after confinement in England.
The Briton was in the Finchley Boxing Club, the place where he laid the first stones of his established career when he was barely 18 years old.
And he did it just at the moment when the gyms have reopened their doors after a second confinement in England due to the Covid-19 situation. On Monday, Britain reopened gyms, shops, bars and other businesses.
And even though his training base is in Sheffield, Anthony Joshua He has never forgotten his roots, so he returned to the gym of his childhood to celebrate the reopening.
But the best of all, was that Joshua was caught helping train an amateur fighter at his old gym. In the video, the heavyweight champion is seen supporting a young amateur fighter. He does work with defense exercises and footwork.
In your account Instagram, Anthony He put a message next to the video about the importance of being present in these pandemic times in the places where it all began.
“Giving back can provide some financial resources. But going back provides an intangible, psychological stimulus for children to want to be better. Your presence is infinitely more important than your financial gain ”.
It is evident that these actions encourage the soul of the boxer. Joshua He has not lost his humility, and has been one of the most powerful voices for the British government not to leave boxing and exercise gyms out of financial support to survive the lockdowns.
Joshua tells Fury that there is no place to hide
So much Joshua As Fury already received an offer to measure themselves in the ring, promoter Eddie Hearn assured that the agreement between the two fighters is very close.
But what is not yet closed is the place where this battle would take place. There are several countries like UK, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar or United Arab Emirates who have raised their hands.
Joshua confirmed through his social networks with this message in which he used to send a message to Tyson fury.
“Very positive news this afternoon! I’m buttoning up my running shoes! 258 MGT and Matchroom Boxing have received the first OFFICIAL offer to host the unprecedented World Heavyweight Championship!
I will be champion if God wants! Now there is no place to hide! I’m going!”