Wladimir Klitschko, a former world heavyweight champion, believes that Anthony Joshua can he bounce back from his defeat against Oleksandr Usyk and regain world titles.
“AJ it still has its time, “he said Klitschko to Sky Sports. “It’s about overcoming conditions and taking that next step.”
Klitschko He recalled that he also went through a similar situation when between March 2003 and April 2004 he lost surprisingly against Corrie sanders and Lamon Brewster, being knocked out both times.
“We have seen how it has been challenged Anthony Joshua”, He mentioned. I remember a bit that the same thing happened to me and I lost two fights in 13 months between 2003 and 2004 ”.
Wladimir later returned to DaVaryl Williamson and began a new ascent in his career. He was undefeated for 11 years until he lost with Tyson fury in 2015.
“Those defeats helped me to come back and then become one of the longest-serving champions,” he mentioned.
Wladimir tried to return after that fall with Fury precisely against Anthony Joshua in 2017, but the Ukrainian was defeated by knockout in the 11th round, thus ending his professional boxing career.
Happiness for Usyk
Despite your advice to AJ, Klitschko did not hide his happiness to see Usyk win those belts and start a new history in the division that he dominated for much of the last decade.
“Usyk made history, “he confessed. “I’ve been following him since he won gold in 2012, just like AJ. Usyk He’s been undefeated for a long time and we saw him sweep on cruises and now he’s taken that next step to completions. This man has something special ”.
Anthony Joshua revealed that he will exercise the rematch clause in search of recovering the championships of the WBO, WBA and FIB.
Nevertheless, Oleksandr Usyk asked for time to return to Ukraine and be with his family, and then think about what’s next.