“Tyson needs educating” Joshua told GQ Magazine. “All us athletes do. We often didn’t go far in school, so a lot of our comments and actions aren’t great. But let’s talk about him as a boxer. I don’t find him intimidating and I haven’t seen him do anything in the ring where I think, ‘This guy is going to be a massive threat.’ He’s talented and he’s awkward, and that’s often enough to get you quite far in life.
“I’m like a Jekyll and Hyde type of person with it. On one side I believe I can elevate myself to a different level through being the Anthony Joshua that I want the world to see. But on the other hand, I’m a real person. I make mistakes, I’m not perfect. I’m trying, though. I really am. I’m working on myself every day.”