Anthony Joshua wears knee brace at Black Lives Matter march

Joshua arrived on the march carrying a brace on his left knee and using a mobility scooter

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua wore a knee brace as a “precautionary measure” throughout a Black Lives Matter march.

Joshua, 30, was seen utilizing a scooter for elements of the march in his dwelling city of Watford on Saturday.

The IBF, WBA and WBO world champion felt a “twinge” in his left knee throughout coaching this week.

“It is going to be additional checked by his docs however there isn’t any speedy concern,” his spokesman mentioned.

“The brace is a precautionary measure on the recommendation of physios.”

Joshua addressed the group, who marched in protest following the demise of American George Floyd.

Floyd, 46, died whereas being arrested on 25 Might in Minneapolis. The 4 officers concerned have since been charged over the demise, which sparked days of protest within the US and Black Lives Matter demonstrations the world over.

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Joshua’s struggle with Kubrat Pulev on 20 June has been postponed

Joshua hoped to struggle twice in 2020 however has accepted he may have no multiple bout this 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Talks are ongoing over when and the place his obligatory world title defence in opposition to Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev can happen given the problem confronted in making a viable occasion with out followers current.

Concepts have been floated by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn on the prospect of a bout at Royal Albert Corridor the place solely a small variety of high-priced seats are offered. Pulev’s staff have raised the prospect of combating outdoor at a Roman amphitheatre in Croatia.

These near Joshua count on his harm to haven’t any influence on plans to face Pulev and demand he’ll be capable to return to regular coaching within the quick time period.

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