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Canelo Alvarez coach Eddy Reynoso reveals what Anthony Joshua needs to improve to win Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch: “He has a lot of physical qualities and doesn’t take advantage of them”


Canelo Alvarez coach Eddy Reynoso has indicated that he now has further discussions with Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn about the potential to coach AJ for his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk next year.

The Briton spent time in America last month, following Usyk’s loss, and was spotted at various gyms on his trip.

Joshua was well beaten by Usyk on September 25
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Joshua has since clarified that no decision on his training future has yet been made.

He insisted that this US tour was mainly for the purpose of gaining experience from other coaches, but did not rule out the possibility of working with one of them for the rematch. Usyk.

Reynoso was among four esteemed coaches AJ went to see.

He first spent a day chatting with the Mexican at his home, before then heading to his San Diego gym to watch his star student Canelo sparring.

Canelo Alvarez coach Eddy Reynoso reveals what Anthony Joshua needs to improve to win Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch: “He has a lot of physical qualities and doesn’t take advantage of them”
Reynoso trains king pound for pound and undisputed champion Canelo
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Canelo Alvarez coach Eddy Reynoso reveals what Anthony Joshua needs to improve to win Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch: “He has a lot of physical qualities and doesn’t take advantage of them”
Reynoso’s stable is one of the best in boxing and also includes Andy Ruiz Jr, Frank Sanchez, Ryan Garcia and Oscar Valdez.

Now Reynoso appears to be suggesting that he has had further discussions with AJ and his promoter.

When asked if he would coach Joshua, Reynoso told reporters: “It would be a matter of seeing the times.

“We spoke with Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua and we’ll see what can be done next year.

“It’s my job and of course I would.”

Canelo Alvarez coach Eddy Reynoso reveals what Anthony Joshua needs to improve to win Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch: “He has a lot of physical qualities and doesn’t take advantage of them”
AJ and Hearn visited Reynoso’s gym together

Regarding what AJ needs to improve, Reynoso added: “He needs to work more distance, better combinations.

“He has a lot of physical qualities and I don’t think he takes advantage of them.

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