By Jordan Seward For Mailonline
Published: 10:55 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 14:58 BST, 18 September 2020
Anthony Joshua may well be one of the most fearsome heavyweights on the planet but even he didn't fancy his chances up against some of the spiciest sauces on the shelves.
The unified world champion went head to head with UFC star Israel Adesanya in a crazy hot sauce challenge on ?feature=oembed" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen
In the hilarious video, AJ and Adesanya had to answer some fairly hard-hitting questions truthfully or face taking a bite out of a chicken wing dabbed in one of three hot sauces varying in intensity.
Anthony Joshua (R) and Israel Adesanya (L) faced off in a hilarious hot sauce challenge
Joshua made Adesanya try the first sauce after suggesting his answer was not truthful enough
The Brit escaped the first round unscathed after giving his opinion on YouTubers becoming professional boxers for one fight and getting multi-million pound paydays.
'The thing that annoys me the most is there is so much talent from the grassroots level who are trying to get their name recognised by the bigger audience and they’re struggling so it’s kind of a world of who is popular and who can just do it versus who is talented and who is trying to get their name recognised but isn’t get a look in,' he said.
'But the big benefit of it for the sport is it that it attracts a whole new audience.' After the first couple of rounds the questions began to get tougher. UFC's middleweight world champion Adesanya was the first to take the plunge after failing to reveal what media reporters he feels cover him unfairly.
Joshua hesitated trying the most mild of hot sauces after not saying what film he's cried at
After some encouragement from Adesanya, AJ finally took a bite of