“I am giving you my story,” he said. “I was going to jail. I got bailed and started training my arse off, because if I got sentenced then I would not have been able to fight.
“I could have done better, but it showed the hard work he must have put in to beat me. This guy is a phenomenal talent, how many belts you got bro, five? We are going to cheer for him. Hip-hip, hooray!"
\u201cAJ has lost the plot \ud83d\ude02\ud83d\ude2d\u201d
He went on to say: “I studied all your champions, what’s happening there, I don’t know, but I know it’s not nice. There were issues in Ukraine. Klitschko vs Williams. Usyk, under those circumstances, he became champ.
“I’m not a 12-round fighter. I am a new breed of heavyweight, Mike Tyson, Sonny Liston - they say ‘he doesn’t throw combinations like Rocky Marciano,’ because I’m not 14 stone. I am 18 stone, I am heavy.”
Safe to say, the strange scenes provoked a huge reaction on social media, with boxing fans in a state of shock after the events played out.
\u201cAJ\u2019s PR team watching that speech\u2026\n\n#UsykJoshua\n\u201d
\u201cAnthony Joshua\u2019s speech was just weird man\n\nAJ- \u2018I don\u2019t know what\u2019s happening in your country, but it ain\u2019t nice\u2019 \n\nThe most Ali G thing anybody has ever said, including Ali G himself #UsykJoshua2\u201d