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Anthony Joshua "may retire" if he loses to Oleksandr Usyk in a rematch

David HayeifAnthony Joshualoses a rematch of the world heavyweight title withOleksandr Usyk, I think I could retire from boxing.

Joshua aims to regain the belt lost to Usyk when the pair met on August 20 in Saudi Arabia last September. Brit partnered with new trainer Robert Garcia for a rematch and broke up with longtime coach Robert. After McCracken made a disastrous game plan at his first meeting with Usyk.

The battle offers Joshua the opportunity to be one of the few heavyweight champions in boxing history. It could also set up an indisputable clash with WBC Heavyweight ChampionTyson Fury, who claims he is still retired from the sport.

Hay believes Joshua's rematch with Usyk is a mortal moment for the British, saying: He was in a hurry to someone who knew he could win. If he's doing everything right and Usyk is still defeating him, he doesn't know if there's anything else to do. What will he do next?

Joshua recommends finding a new trainer after losing to Usyk, despite having been with McCracken since winning the Olympic gold medal 10 years ago. Was done. Before he partnered with Garcia, he worked with Virgil Hunter and Edelinoso.

Hay describes switching trainers as follows: The plan is irrelevant. He must win this battle to return to the top of the world. "I don't think his performance will be worse than it was for the first time in terms of tactics and game plans," Hay said.

Oleksandr Usyk outpointed Anthony Joshua last September(


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Joshua was unable to take advantage of his size advantage over Usyk at the first meeting, and everyone in the past I tried to outbox a recognized cruiserweight champion. Garcia assisted his fighter in implementing a new strategy in a rematch to avenge his defeat. "We need to come up with different strategies in case something goes wrong," he said. "We are ready for the fight. Anthony is listening. He believes in us. That is most important. He came out in the ring and we Because you have to do what you instructed. "

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