Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is currently in the US at the moment and found himself the subject of a funny moment on American TV during an NBA game.
There’s no denying that Anthony Joshua is a huge star in world boxing.
Arguably the biggest global star in the sport now.
But is he a bigger name in the US than say, Canelo? No. Not yet.
He has a long way to go until he becomes a household name in America but a fight with American WBC champion Deontay Wilder could certainly help that.
While watching an NBA game last night the commentator at one point called Joshua ‘Anthony Johnson’:
— Cornelius Bundrage (@K9boxing) May 23, 2018
Perhaps an indication that outside of boxing circles in America, Joshua is not that big a name yet.
Indeed, former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis believes that Joshua because of this needs to do the following:
This is why u need to get out into the world as heavyweight world champ.
— Lennox Lewis (@LennoxLewis) May 23, 2018
It is thought Joshua could be in the US at the moment to put pen to paper potentially on a massive deal to fight Deontay Wilder in a heavyweight super fight.