Tyson offers Joshua tips to beat Uysk

 Tyson offers Joshua tips to beat Uysk

Legendary former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has yet admitted that Anthony Joshua one of his toughest career tests in Saturday’s rematch against Oleksandr Usyk.

He has however advised that putting pressure on Usyk and attempting to stop him from working behind his jab is a key to victory for the Brit.

Joshua is facing a career crossroads against Usyk in Saudi Arabia this weekend after losing his world heavyweight titles to the former undisputed cruiserweight champion back on September 25 last year. He has already lost his belts once before, against Andy Ruiz Jr in embarrassing fashion during the summer of 2019, and could face a long road back to the top with a loss in Jeddah.

win back, he can do it with the right changes from the first fight.

“It’s going to be hard to beat him,” Tyson said of Usyk during an Instagram Live interview with TV star and boxing fan Mario Lopez. “It’s going to be hard to beat Usyk because he’s fast and he out-punches you with his jab.

“Joshua needs to learn to get away from his jab because that’s the one thing he couldn’t handle – his jab and his movement, he was too fast for Joshua. So Joshua has to put a lot of pressure on him and keep that going all night. He’s a powerful puncher but he’s got to be active against a guy like that. He moves too much, his jab is educated and [Joshua needs to] just outsmart the guy.”

During their first meeting, Joshua comfortably beaten on the judges’ scorecards as a result, and has since changed up his camp by swapping head coach Rob McCracken for the legendary American Robert Garcia.

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