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It's never too late to improve and AJ has made the brave decision for change and improvement.

McCracken had to either be dispensed with or reduced to a lesser role and he has been dispensed with. It is disappointing AJ was critical of him for his role in the Usyk fight though. Removing him should have been enough.
 

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David Haye says AJ can’t get the rematch with Oleksandr Usyk as badly wrong as he got it the first time.

David Haye makes tactics warning to Anthony Joshua ahead of Oleksandr Usyk rematch - Daily Star

Joshua has recently ditched long-time trainer McCracken and has brought in American coach Garcia to work alongside Angel Fernandez and Joby Clayton in his corner.

“Change is good, different methods, face and voice, whoever was saying what, who came up with the plan is irrelevant, he has to win this fight to get back on top of the world” - said Haye and went on to say :

“I think his performance can’t get worse than first time, in terms of tactics and game plan, that was the worst, I am sure Garcia won’t do that again."
 

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Robert Garcia's onboard now? Last I read, Fernadez was taking the reigns by himself.

Well that's pretty interesting. Possibly a great choice. I was massivley impressed with how Garcia turned Maidana around, and that's the exact approach AJ needs.

- But does AJ have the stamina to fight like that? I doubt it.
Garcia only trained one HW, which was Perez, and that didn't turn out too well.
 

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Not sure if it has been raised already, but has Robert Garcia had any success with a heavyweight? Not that I can recall.

In any case, he will encourage AJ to be more aggressive and that is imperative, because if AJ makes the mistake of trying to outbox Usyk again he will only be playing into Usyk's hands again.
 

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Not sure if it has been raised already, but has Robert Garcia had any success with a heavyweight? Not that I can recall.

In any case, he will encourage AJ to be more aggressive and that is imperative, because if AJ makes the mistake of trying to outbox Usyk again he will only be playing into Usyk's hands again.
If AJ does anything other than go for an early KO with big power, he is throwing away his one tiny chance of a future. The problem with all sportsmen is their Ego's, as while AJ isn't a brash git like some others I can mention, he still has an ego and I worry he wont accept that he can't outbox Usyk as he will consider that conceding that Usyk is a better boxer.
 
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