Anthony Joshua says he doesn’t want his son to be like him

1366, world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua

Unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has talked of the career he is hoping his 19-month-old son, Joseph, will pursue in his(Joseph) adult life.

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The British-born but of Nigerian heritage boxer when asked if he would want 19-month-old Joseph to become a professional boxer, replied, “I swear I wouldn’t want him to be.”

Speaking further, “This ain’t a job, it’s crazy. Do you know the amount of pain that we go through? I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

“You shouldn’t look at it as a career straight away because it’s very, very, hard. So with him, I’d say, ‘Set off on your own path whether it is -business, studying, sports… but I want him to be better than me in anything he does.”


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