sport news Carl Froch: Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to defeat ... trends now

sport news Carl Froch: Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to defeat ... trends now
sport news Carl Froch: Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to defeat ... trends now

sport news Carl Froch: Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to defeat ... trends now

Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to defeat Oleksandr Usyk in August rematch, claims Carl Froch, as he remains unconvinced a change in coach is enough to help Brit rediscover the 'mentality of a winner' Carl Froch believes Anthony Joshua needs a huge change to his mentality Joshua lost to Oleksandr Usyk by unanimous decision when they met last year New coach Robert Garcia is said to bring more aggression to Joshua's style However Froch believes Joshua will need a 'brain transplant' to get one over Usyk

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Carl Froch says Anthony Joshua needs a 'brain transplant' if he is to become a three-time heavyweight world champion by beating Oleksandr Usyk.

Froch believes the Watford-born Joshua has the body to take on Usyk, but questioned his mentality ahead of their rematch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on August 20.

Last September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Usyk won their initial fight by unanimous decision, but now Joshua has a new trainer, Robert Garcia, who is thought to bring more aggression to the 32-year-old's boxing style.


Anthony Joshua, right, has switched trainer ahead of August's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua, right, has switched trainer ahead of August's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk 

Despite the switch-up, though, former super-middleweight champion Froch does not fancy Joshua's chances of turning the tables this time around.

Froch told iFL TV: 'Sometimes a change is good, but for Anthony Joshua to beat Oleksandr Usyk, he needs a brain transplant. He's got all the physical attributes but I just don't think he can beat him.'

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