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In a recent interview, heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua provided an update on his previously injured knee.

In June, Joshua busted his knee while running through the woods. The British boxer was then seen on crutches at a BLM protest. Fans worried about Joshua’s health, but the boxer assured that he will be fine soon.

“Respect for the supporters concerned about my leg. I bust my knee running miles in the woods. Doc said to take all weight off it for two/three weeks. Still training, still active, still punching. Two weeks more to go, then it’s off,” Joshua said in June. Read the full story here.

Anthony Joshua claims that his knee has recovered

Three weeks ago, Joshua uploaded a video of himself throwing hard punches. Although the punches looked devastating, Joshua was throwing them while sitting.

Joshua now claims that his knee has fully recovered. He said that he is fully training for his upcoming fight.

“The knee is as good as it can be,” Joshua told Sky Sports. “I am in full training. I didn’t stop training even when I had the knee [injury].”

Unlike before, Joshua said that he is throwing punches while standing up. As of now, he is looking for sparring partners to train.

“I’m sure many of my social media followers saw me on the heavy bag sitting down. I’m standing up now. I’m on two feet and I’m sure we can start sparring, so I’ll be looking for some sparring partners in about a week or two to start training camp.”

Joshua last fought in December 2019. He defeated former champion Andy Ruiz Jr. and recaptured his lost belts. He was then scheduled to fight Kubrat Pulev in June. Nevertheless, the bout got postponed because of the pandemic. The fight is now being targeted for December of this year.

Should Joshua get past Pulev, he is likely to face off against fellow Britisher, Tyson Fury.

Also Read: “He’s Going to Rule the Heavyweight Division” – Anthony Joshua Fanboys Over Mike Tyson

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Peaky Blinders’ director says new series will compete with big budget US shows with complex filming sequence

PEAKY Blinders' director says season six's first episode will compete with big budget US shows with complex filming sequence.

Anthony Byrne, 44, commented on filming sequences that will come together like no other during the opening installment on the brand new series.

4Peaky Blinders is set to compete with big budget US shows with complex filming sequenceCredit: BBC

After getting a good grasp of what's going to happen in the upcoming series, Anthony gave his thoughts on what he is most excited about filming in episode one.

"Steve hasn't written anything like that in previous seasons or any of his other works, so that's a sequence we're really exited about filming," he smiled, excitedly.

"It took us a long time to find the location and to put it together."

Some scenes will have a slow build and several moving parts which will come together unlike anything that has been done before.

4Director Anthony Bryne cannot wait to film the new series

Bryne exclaimed: "It's a huge undertaking to go and do this in a TV drama that doesn't have the budget that a lot of the bigger American shows have, that we're competing with.

"So, that's why I can't wait to film!"

Anthony Byrne, 44, and his team were left shaking in their boots when they read the gripping script for the first episode of season six.

4The fifth series of Peaky Blinders ended in September 2019Credit: BBC

He was with another Peaky executive Paul, when he received the email from screenwriter Steven Knight and the pair couldn't quite believe their eyes.

He explained: "I checked my emails and I'd just got season six episode one from Steve and I was like 'Sh*t do you want to know what happens' because I didn't know, you have to cut what you have!

"Paul was laid out on the couch and I ended up reading it out loud."

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With all Anthony's experience, he revealed had never read a script out loud before this one, which indicates just how fantastic it is.

"Steve's dialogue is so beautifully written and it's also very quotable dialogue," he continued.

"It's like reading a novel, he writes novelistically.

"Paul's just lying there like 'Holy sh*t', it was really really extraordinary!"

Season 5 trailer for hit British drama series 'Peaky Blinders'

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