ANTHONY JOSHUA'S new coach has been tipped to get the former heavyweight champion "applying the pressure" again.
The Brit has a huge year ahead of him as he looks to bounce back from consecutive defeats to Oleksandr Usyk.
Joshua, 33, has not confirmed his new coach, but is believed to be working with Derrick James.
Roy Jones Jr reckons that James is a brilliant appointment, and can get AJ back to his best.
Jones, 54, told Pro Boxing Fans: "Great decision, great decision.
"I told him before he did it that I thought it was a great decision, a great move.
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"I said if you feel comfortable there, don’t keep going around looking. If you’re comfortable, stay where you’re comfortable at.
“[I told him], don’t come to me, it’ll just confuse you more. And now he’ll be like, ‘Should I go here or…?’ No — don’t do that. If you’re comfortable there, stay there, where you’re at.
"And then a couple of days later he said okay.
"He stayed with James, and that was perfect for him because I think James may be able to get him to apply the type of pressure that he needs to apply as a bigger man when he fights people like Usyk."
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