World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has shocked his fans when he revealed that his intention was not boxing at first, he stated that he was training to be a bricklayer before he ventured into the boxing.

Joshua, 28, is regarded as the best heavyweight boxing fighter in the world as he holds three of the association belts Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and International Boxing Organization (IBO).

Joshua reputation suffered a bruise after Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury put on a show in their heavyweight boxing clash at the staples center.

In a recent interview by JD Sports, Outside the Box, on You Tube, Joshua discussed his likes, dislikes as he stated that he wanted to be a professional bricklayer before he ventured into boxing at the age of 18.

He said, “I actually started college around the time I started boxing.”

“I was learning bricklaying, I was getting my qualification as a bricklayer.”

He went on to state how he want to succedd as a bricklaying and improve on it to be one of the bets around the world.

He said, “The thing I like about briclklaying it is a trade you can take around the world. “It’s a business that you can start, I think I would have gone down the route where I would have to build a in house company be a renovations man and taken it to the next level.”

Joshua is still the highest rated boxer in the world and is set for a unification fight with Wilder in 2019.

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