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Sport: Anthony Joshua insists he will become a world champion again 'whether people like it or not'

Effenberg Traut Kimmich The Captain Office at national team to

 Effenberg Traut Kimmich The Captain Office at national team to regardless of the great criticism of Joshua Kimmich because of its vaccination skepticism, ex-national player Stefan Effenberg trusts the Captain's Captain's team at the Munich. © Tom Weller / DPA The Munich warms up at the beginning of a training of the national team. "Everyone commits mistakes. But they must also be forgiven. I am sure: Joshua Kimmich can still be captain of the German national team. He just has to bring the performance and show the leadership qualities we know of him.

ANTHONY JOSHUA insists he IS focused on reclaiming his heavyweight world titles from Oleksandr Usyk.The 32-year-old Olympic 2012 golden boy suffered a. “Next fight I’m going to beat him (Usyk) and I’m going to take those belts from him . “And I’m going to reign again to become three-time heavyweight champion of the world - whether people like it or not .” Joshua - who avenged his 2019 TKO loss to Andy Ruiz Jr - has split from long-time mentor and Team GB mastermind Rob McCracken and is set to unveil a new regime.

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua , OBE (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time unified world heavyweight champion , having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO

Anthony Joshua honestly believes he will be a world champion again despite his crushing defeat to Oleksandr Usyk.

The Watford-born warrior lost his world titles to his Ukrainian rival four months ago at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September.

Joshua - who now holds a record of 24-2 with 22 knockouts - has activated a rematch clause in his contract as he seeks an immediate shot at redemption to win back the heavyweight belts he lost.

Eddie Hearn has also confirmed AJ will reveal his new trainer in the coming weeks ahead of his rematch with Usyk following his split from Rob McCracken.

The British boxer recently went on a tour of Dubai and the United States trialling new trainers like Eddy Reynoso, Virgil Hunter and Floyd Mayweather as he looks to make a change to his training camp setup.

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He will now bid to emulate Muhammad Ali and Lennox Lewis by becoming a three-time heavyweight champion of the world and is confident he can rectify the mistakes he made in their first fight last year.

Joshua, in an interview with Stuff, said: "I’ve come up short twice, but the majority of times I have overcome many obstacles.

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"Next fight I’m going to beat him and I’m going to take those belts from him.

"And I’m going to reign again to become three-time heavyweight champion of the world… whether people like it or not."

Joshua is bidding to reclaim the titles he lost last year against Usyk but he reckons that defeat in 2021 has actually made him a better fighter.

He added: "As I only fight once or twice a year, I have to stay busy and active in the gyms.

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Anthony Joshua says he did not take Andy Ruiz Jr too lightly in the surprise defeat in June. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Action Images via Reuters. “Honestly, one of my main objectives in this sport was to not be owned, not be taken advantage of,” he says. “That’s why the decisions I’ve made have been as a professional man, not a professional boxer. When I decided to become a man, I just knew in boxing I was going to conduct myself like a business.

Anthony Joshua says he is ready to trade blows with Kubrat Pulev for 12 rounds if that is what it takes to defend his world heavyweight titles at Wembley's SSE Arena on Saturday.

"But because I took a loss in my last fight, there’s been a lot of reconstruction happening in my team.

"So I’ve approached training with more of a mental approach, looking at ways I can improve rather than just jumping back in the deep end from a physical point of view.

"I’m not happy about what happened previously because that’s a competitor’s mindset.

"One thing people know about me is that I bounce back and I don’t take losses. I fight the best consistently – that’s always been a part of my DNA."

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