Joshua looks up to Holyfield for inspiration ahead of debut bout

OLYMPIC champion Anthony Joshua makes his professional debut against Italy’s Emanuele Leo at the O2 Arena tomorrow.

And the 23-year-old heavyweight from Watford intends to model his style on Evander Holyfield having studied videos of the former undisputed world champion.

Joshua said: “I applied some of Holyfield’s tricks in sparring and it worked a treat.”