Stephen Dunmoye

Anthony Joshua has opted to replace the renowned Robert Garcia after he lost twice to Oleksandr Usyk.

He has now been searching for his next trainer, but his promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that the British-Nigerian has picked the man he wants and is in the United States to train.

Hearn believes that Anthony will announce his new trainer imminently and will be in the ring in April.

Hearn discussed the plans for Joshua and his reason for relocating to the US.

“I know who the new trainer is. It’s quite a personal thing really,” he said. “I think it’s for a fighter to announce that, with his new team. I speak a lot, I do a lot of interviews. I’ll speak on his fights.

“He is going to train in America and he is going to start that camp in the next week, he’ll be flying out. So you guys will get the news soon.”

Discussing on the plans for a new fight, he said, “April 1st is our targeted date in London. I’ll go through the final list of opponents. We’re almost ready. He’s excited.

“I’m happy with the trainer. I‘m happy with anyone who makes Joshua feel comfortable, motivated, and excited. I think this is going to be a nice break,” Hearn said.

The promoter said that Joshua feels more comfortable in the US which was the motivation behind the move out of UK.

“The problem is being in the UK, he can’t breathe. When he goes to America, people know he is, but it’s like a different world. I think it’s going to be really good for him. I think you’re going to see a reinvigorated Anthony Joshua,” Hearn said.