ANTHONY JOSHUA has been warned he must sign off on a clash with Tyson Fury by the end of next week.
Fury offered fallen hero AJ a shock December shot at the WBC heavyweight crown.
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But promoter George Warren said: “We need to be getting contracts signed next week.
“I don’t think that’s difficult. If everyone wants to make it, it can be done and I believe the other side wants to make it.
“My dad Frank and Eddie Hearn have gone on record to say 90-95 per cent of it’s been agreed.
“There are parts of contracts need to be refined and negotiated — tickets and hotel rooms — the biggest thing is the broadcast but it should not slow down the contract.”
AJ’s promoter Hearn admitted his new exclusive broadcasting deal with DAZN still poses issues.
Joshua’s management have already accepted the fight on terms of a 60-40 split in Fury’s favour.
Queensberry promoter Warren insists Fury’s side and BT Sport are doing everything to get the Brit megabout sealed.
Warren added: “BT have been an amazing partner.
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“Sensible heads will prevail to make the fight.”
Oleksandr Usyk says AJ acted like a brat after the Ukrainian beat him for a second time last month.
Joshua, 32, slung Usyk’s belts out of the ring and grabbed to mic to speak.
Usyk said: “He reminded me of a boy who loses his ball over the neighbours’ fence and is angry.”
Usyk confirmed his next three fights will be his last and a two-fight undisputed decider with Fury remains his priority.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I do to practice my boxing defense?
Boxing is one the oldest martial arts known. Boxing can also be considered to one of hardest sports to perform. It’s not enough to punch someone in their face and knock them out. You must be able defend yourself from kicks and punches.
The first thing you need to do is find a boxing gym near you. Once you have found a suitable place to train you’ll need some gloves or headgear. The gloves protect your hands, while the headgear protects you. You will also need shorts and a shirt.
After you have all the equipment you need, it’s time to get warm. You can start slowly and then increase speed gradually. You can then go to the mat and spar with another fighter when you feel ready. Don’t worry if you miss. You can always try again until it is perfect.
Are you able to learn how to box?
You can learn to box. Just find a local boxing studio and sign up for a class. You can find free classes at most gyms, or you can search for nearby boxing clubs via Google.
You’ll also need some equipment like gloves, mouthpiece, headgear, and sparring partners. Once you’ve got all of that, you can begin practicing your punches and kicks.
What is Boxing, exactly?
Boxing involves two people trying to knock each others out with punches in the face and head. The objective of boxing involves hitting your opponent as hard, but not causing any injury. To achieve this, both boxers should be able to throw punches with high velocity. They must also have good hand-eye coordination.
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Here are some basic skills in boxing
How to effectively box
Boxing is one the most well-known sports in the world. It involves two people who attempt to knock each other out of their heads. The rules of boxing vary from country to country. There are generally three types of boxing: Amateur, Professional, and Olympic.
Amateur boxing is usually practiced at school, college or university. This type of boxing allows sparring without protection. Amateur boxing matches usually consist of three rounds lasting five minutes each. There are many styles of amateur boxing such as Kickboxing or Muay Thai, Taekwondo and Karate, Judo and Wrestling, among others.
Boxing is often practiced in gyms or clubs. They wear protective equipment such as mouthpiece, nose guard, shin guards, elbow pads, knee pads, waist belt and groin protector. Professional boxing competitions have six rounds that last four minutes each. There are many styles to professional boxing.
Olympic boxing takes place at the Olympics. Boxers are required to wear international standards-compliant protective gear. The competition lasts eight rounds of three minutes each. Olympic boxing is limited to two styles: Light Flyweight and Heavyweight.
The basics of boxing are:
- Punching techniques
- Guarding techniques
- Movement of the body
- Spare parts
There are seven types. Each punch comes with its own technique. Some punches require more force than others. A strong uppercut for example requires a lot of force. On the contrary, a straight punch takes less power but is faster than most punches.
There are also different combinations. These are combinations of punches that work together to achieve a specific goal. A combination may have multiple parts. For example, a combination of a left and right hook will result in damage to the opponent’s jaw.
A boxer protects himself by using his body. He does this by using his legs, arms, elbows, hands, knees and feet.
To defend against kicks, a boxer should use his legs. After receiving a kick, he will raise his leg and move away from the attacker. To avoid being kicked on his side, he will bend his knees if the attack is from the front. However, if the attack comes from behind, he stands up straight and blocks the kick with his foot.
Because elbow strikes inflict a lot of pain, they are very effective. An elbow strike may be delivered directly or in an indirect manner. Directly means that your opponent is hit with your forearm. However, indirectly means that your elbow strike is delivered with another part or your arm.
Boxers use their hands to block incoming blows. Boxers raise their fists to block incoming blows and then move in the direction of the attacker’s attack. The attacker’s fist is then in their face.
To absorb the impact of a punch to the stomach, abdomen, or chest, boxers should bend their knees. For defense purposes, knee strikes are common.
Boxers should respond to being attacked by their opponent by standing back and delivering counter-attacks. He can then gain distance from his opponent. Additionally, boxers need to maintain their balance when they counter-attack.
A boxer must have a stance in order to be effective at boxing. His stance will determine how he defends. It determines where he will face his opponent and how he will position his body. Boxers have many options for stances. Here are some of the most common ones:
- Low stance
- High stance
- Southpaw stance
- Western stance
A boxer must change his position, speed and rhythm in order to win the fight. This means changing your speed, position and rhythm.
When a boxer throws a punch, he rotates in order to increase the reach of his arm. Different types of punches require different speeds for the rotation.
Timing of each punch is crucial to the effectiveness of a combination. A combination is good if it starts with a strong punch then ends with a weaker one.
Sparring is a form of boxing that aims to improve your skills. Sparring is a training session that helps a boxer train his mind and body. The purpose of sparring is, in short, to learn how fight and not get hurt.
In conclusion, learning to box requires dedication and patience. To become a better fighter, you have to train hard and continue to work.