Anthony Joshua Looks Jacked in New Commercial Ahead of Tyson Fury Bout

Published 04/06/2021, 12:00 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 31: Anthony Joshua stands on the scale against Andy Ruiz Jr during their official weigh in at Madison Square Garden on May 31, 2019 in New York City. They will fight for Joshua’s IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titles at Madison Square Garden on June 1, 2019 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Still fresh from a sensational KO over Kubrat Pulev, unified champion Anthony Joshua is on the path to bagging a title unification clash with WBC champion Tyson Fury. However, Joshua has appeared to be the underdog in the matchup.

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Well, that hasn’t degraded his confidence, and the Brit heavyweight seems eager to shock the world in his next fight. ‘AJ’ currently dons a perfect heavyweight physique. It’s no surprise, as Joshua has always looked like he has just hit his prime.

But prior to a fight against Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua’s jacked physique can be a subtle message to all the doubters. Here’s a look at Joshua’s physique in a brand new advertisement.

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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury- ‘AJ’ is sporting the right shape and size

As sports equipment company Under Armour’s brand ambassador, Joshua reflected on his championship mindset in the new ad. While Joshua’s skill and power make him the absolute best, it’s also his mentality that stands out amongst all. Boasting his physique, ‘AJ’ opened up on his mental passage and revealed how he overcomes different obstacles in his game and life.

The unified champion said, “When you walk out to the ring, there’s nothing more important than confidence. So, you gotta train your mind to protect it. I do that by focussing on what’s around me, never letting the moment get too big.”

He added, “When that bell sounds, nerves are nowhere to be found. Confidence is half the battle when breaking through, so protect it.”

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DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 07: Anthony Joshua poses for a photo with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title belts after the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Matchroom Boxing ‘Clash on the Dunes’ show at the Diriyah Season on December 07, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

However, all these factors can still fall short in front of the mighty Tyson Fury. He is the sole undefeated champion of the division and can rightfully go toe-to-toe with Joshua. Fury has touched all the heavyweight belts in his career and has beaten several elites in his road to glory.

Meanwhile, Joshua can also bring something new to the plate, and considering his recent win, Joshua can trouble Tyson Fury for all the obvious reasons. It further intensifies their nearing fight and cites an intriguing heavyweight collision to happen soon. With all the heavyweight belts on the line, Fury and Joshua are ready to go after each other.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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