Pulev with Wegner get ready for Joshua fight
German coach Ulli Wegner continues to recover from hip fracture in rehab Hoppegarten, but at the same time, despite gaining momentum pandemic coronavirus, he is already preparing his fighter Kubrat Pulev (28-1, 14 KOs) for a fight against Anthony Joshua (23-1 21 KOs).
"Head of the clinic emerged as boxing fan, and allowed me to train in my hospital room," 77-year-old coach said.
It is still unclear whether the planned June 20 meeting will be held at the stadium of Tottenham, but if boxers still come out against each other in the ring, Wegner promises really entertaining fight.
"I take a lot of responsibility. We are talking about millions of spectators and millions of euros. I would not take on this task, if it had not been sure that Kubrat is strong enough to win. I have no doubt that he can win this fight," Wegner said.
"The defeat to Klitschko was a difficult lesson for me. This happened to me once, and will never happen again," mandatory challenger for the IBF added.