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Why I banned my mother from Klitschko fight - Anthony Joshua

He has also barred her from watching the fight on TV, and she will be informed of the outcome via a telephone call.

The fight will headline a huge event where 90,000 fans are expected to pack Wembley Stadium in London.

Whilst the build-up to the April 29 fight has been largely cordial, the 27-year-old his extremely confident of his chances against a man 14 years his senior.

"I haven't had to have a fight in America, so I don't think it's that important to have to go to America to make it bigger than what it is already".

'My dad can watch it, but not my mum.

Joshua has had only 18 professional fights, yet is the favourite to beat one of the finest heavyweight champions in history.

'She enjoys it all, though, and she gets a few freebies'.

Besides Joshua's IBF title, the vacant IBO and WBA world titles will be at stake. I haven't fought anyone like him.

"I can't box the way Fury boxed and expect it to be as simple as that for me. It's great, it's beyond motivation and I just only can win, I can't lose, I only can win".

ANTHONY JOSHUA is leaving no stone unturned as he prepares to fight Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday - even resorting to a freaky ancient muscle treatment.

"He knows from this fight a lot depends on his future and his career".

"But what I've learned about myself, when I'm embracing it, when I'm smiling, I'm touching people, I'm appreciating that support, I feel good".

"With Joshua he got the height, he got the power and in the heavyweight division you don't need skills".

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