Chris Eubank Jr. Links Up With Anthony Joshua and Shares a Powerful Message

Published 12/31/2021, 6:30 AM EST
Boxing – Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk Weigh-in – The O2, London, Britain – September 24, 2021 Anthony Joshua during the weigh-in Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge


The Briton boxing stalwarts, Anthony Joshua and Chris Eubank Jr. remained in the headlines with their 2021 boxing outings. While on one side, Eubank Jr. had a decorated year with two noteworthy wins, Joshua ended up losing his hard-earned heavyweight straps. Since then, the big man is looking to regain his spot by beating his opponent, Oleksandr Usyk.

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For that, Joshua is in for some steady preparations, and even on new year’s eve, he isn’t taking an off. Not just that, but Eubank Jr. too displayed the same mindset, and the duo ended up meeting each other at a training session.

Sharing a picture with ‘AJ’, Eubank Jr. grabbed every hardcore boxing lover’s attention. He wrote, “Even over the holidays we still stay hustlin’. Boxing isn’t a job… it’s a lifestyle.”

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Eubank Jr. had his third fight aligned for 2021 against Liam Williams. However, Williams injured himself, because of which, this fight got pushed for January 29, 2022.

Furthermore, Joshua, these days, is engrossed in his rigorous workouts sessions to prepare for the Usyk rematch. The Brit is also looking to develop some strategies in order to beat ‘The Cat’, by showing up with his polished version.

It is safe to say, Joshua is in an unusual spot in his career right now, because a win will pin him on the top. With that, he also will have a chance to go for the undisputed fight. However, if he loses, he might be out of the race to be the top heavyweight.

Anthony Joshua surrounding himself with skilled technicians to add to his fight IQ

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Joshua is an avid learner, and he enjoys taking notes about boxing prowess from anyone he can.

Boxing – Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk Weigh-in – The O2, London, Britain – September 24, 2021 Anthony Joshua during the weigh-in Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

That said, he collaborated with Eubank Jr. and the duo definitely might have exchanged some noteworthy fight lessons.

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‘AJ’ is striving to seek boxing lessons out of everything now, as he’s on the brink of one of his biggest career fights. It’ll be interesting to see how both these Briton warriors fare in their next outings.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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