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Former Anthony Joshua Trainer Foresees Joshua-Wilder Clash: "Joshua Unstoppable If Mentally Prepared"

Anthony Joshua’s former trainer, Robert Garcia, offered insights into a potential showdown between Joshua and Deontay Wilder, a fight that’s being considered for 2024. While talks initially swirled about a face-off between Joshua and Wilder this year, both heavyweights are slated for separate bouts on December 23 in Saudi Arabia, setting the stage for a potential future showdown.

Garcia, who trained Joshua during his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk in 2022, shared his thoughts on the prospective matchup. Acknowledging Joshua’s natural athletic abilities and strengths, Garcia praised the British boxer’s prowess, citing his talent and power as potentially unmatched in the heavyweight division. He emphasized Joshua’s need for mental preparedness, asserting that when mentally focused, Joshua becomes an unstoppable force, capable of triumphing over any opponent.

In discussing the potential clash with Wilder, Garcia highlighted the uncertainty surrounding Wilder’s form after his previous losses, particularly against Tyson Fury. Expressing uncertainty about Wilder’s current state and susceptibility to a knockout due to one punch, Garcia emphasized the unpredictable nature of boxing and its potential to reshape a boxer’s career trajectory.

The anticipation for a Joshua-Wilder matchup remains palpable among fans, with both fighters eyeing potential victories in their upcoming bouts to potentially pave the way for this much-anticipated showdown. For such a high-stakes fight to materialize, both Joshua and Wilder would need to secure victories and set the stage for a thrilling collision in the future.

Garcia’s insights shed light on Joshua’s capabilities and the pivotal role of mental preparation in the boxer’s quest for dominance in the heavyweight division. The potential clash between Joshua and Wilder continues to captivate the boxing world, fueling excitement and speculation among fans eagerly awaiting a monumental battle between the two heavyweight giants.

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