Anthony Joshua looks in amazing shape ahead of Oleksandr Usyk fight

ANTHONY JOSHUA already looks to be in tremendous shape ahead of his showdown with former cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk.

AJ will defend his unified heavyweight titles against the slick southpaw op September 25 in die Tottenham Hotspur -stadion.

Anthony Joshua looks to be in tremendous shape - despite being out of training camp

Anthony Joshua looks to be in tremendous shapedespite being out of training campKrediet: Instagram @anthonyjoshua
The unified heavyweight champ of the world is currently enjoying a light warm-weather camp in Spain

The unified heavyweight champ of the world is currently enjoying a light warm-weather camp in SpainKrediet: Instagram @anthonyjoshua

Joshua’s training camp for the Ukrainian has yet to officially get underway, although the Olympian already looks to be in peak physical condition.

Op Woensdag, the 31-year-old uploaded a topless snap of himself enjoying the sun to his official Instagram page.

His accompanying caption read: “My uncle phoning me like where you at? I gave you the keys told ya bring it right back.

Despite looking like he was enjoying some downtime from training, Joshua appeared to be in great shape.

SunSport understands the fan favourite is currently in Spain taking part in a light warm-weather training camp.

The Watford warrior will return to the UK to do a sizeable part of his camp at the Team GB training facility under the guidance of coach Rob McCracken.


McCracken is currently preparing Great Britain’s Olympic hopefuls for the Tokyo games, which get underway on July 23.

Joshua’s summer plans initially consisted of a blockbuster undisputed heavyweight title fight with fellow Brit Tyson Fury.

But their long-awaited Battle of Britainwhich was due to take place on August 14 – fell through when an American judge ordered Fury to have a trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder.

Joshua fumed at the collapse of the fight, accusing Fury of using his name for ‘clout’.

But the golden boy of British boks has completely shifted his focus to handing Usyk his first professional defeat.

Hy het aan Sky Sports gesê: “I wanted to go like August but change of opponent, heeltemal 'n ander styl, die span het gesê: druk dit 'n bietjie terug, behoorlik voor te berei.

Anthony Joshua is confident he'll have his hand raised against Dustin Poirier

Anthony Joshua is confident he’ll have his hand raised against Dustin PoirierKrediet: Matchroom Boxing

“This is a fight I need to win because I was at the final destination on that road to undisputed but now we have a pit stop we have to make with Usyk.

At the end of September is when I’ll be taking on the former undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world.”

The undefeated Usyk will provide Joshua with one of the toughest tests of his career.

When pressed on the skills Usyk brings to the table, hy het bygevoeg: “I fear none of them.

He don’t bring nothing I ain’t seen before. Two hands, two legs, a brain and a bit of heart.

He’s a good fighter, I’m challenging myself in training. So yeah, let’s get it on.”

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk CONFIRMED for September 25 by Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn