Anthony Joshua says he doesn’t want his son to be like him

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Unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has talked of the career he is hoping his 19-month-old son, Joseph, will pursue in his(Joseph) adult life.

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The British-born but of Nigerian heritage boxer when asked if he would want 19-month-old Joseph to become a professional boxer, replied, “I swear I wouldn’t want him to be.”

Speaking further, “This ain’t a job, it’s crazy. Do you know the amount of pain that we go through? I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

“You shouldn’t look at it as a career straight away because it’s very, very, hard. So with him, I’d say, ‘Set off on your own path whether it is -business, studying, sports… but I want him to be better than me in anything he does.”

 

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