Mike Tyson Speaks On Anthony Joshua Being A Paper Champion

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson gives a press conference in Dubai in which he announced the opening of an academy named after him, on May 4, 2017.
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Boxing legend, Mike Tyson has said that he doesn’t believe Anthony Joshua is a paper champion as is claimed by some.

Joshua who holds the WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO champion titles has in recent times been described as a paper champion.

The British-Nigerian is believed to not to be as good as expected of a champion.

“That guy could learn some more. He could be taught some more stuff,” Tyson said in a conversation with ESPN.

“I don’t think he’s a paper champion, I just think he’s a big guy.

“It’s hard to fight being that big it’s very difficult being that big and having to fight a smaller guy.”


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