first_imgJoshua, whose IBF heavyweight title will be up for grabs against Klitschko live on Sky Sports Box Office, offered “respect” to his veteran challenger’s fighting style but insisted he preferred to watch risk-takers inside the ring.Former unified world champion Klitschko said: “I think trainers and fighters have been studying my style and they are aware I can knock people out with both hands. I showed it many times.”I do have a lot of weapons. One of them is the jab. It depends how much Anthony is going to give me to use, and which weapon I’m going to choose.”Of Klitschko’s 53 stoppage wins in his 68 fights, five have come in the eights outings since spoiling David Haye’s challenge in 2011.He will be 41-years-old when he challenges the unbeaten Joshua at Wembley Stadium on April 29, but Klitschko insisted his most recent fight, a world title defeat against Tyson Fury, is not evidence of his decline.”Actually the opposite,” he said. “With age I got faster. And my endurance got better, my anticipation.”Until now I’ve seen progress. I always ask my team – you guys better tell me before I slow down, because maybe I won’t feel it. Just tell me if it’s there. So it’s not just my opinion. It’s the opinion of people who are close to me.”last_img

Klitschko: KOs in both hands

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