ANTHONY JOSHUA has been branded the “hardest hitter on the planet” after he showed off his power on a punch bag while sitting down.
The 30-year-old has been knuckling down in the gym ahead of his fight against Kubrat Pulev and next year’s double header against Tyson Fury.
Joshua showed off his incredible upper body strength as he threw a series of left hooks at the bag.
Eagle-eyed fans noticed that the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion was sat down the entire time.
Joshua, who has a record of 23-1 including 21 KOs, added the caption: “Regiment.”
In response, one fan said: “Just for every clown talking smack, he’s generating that power whilst sat down, very impressive.”
To which another added: “Exactly what I was thinking man. Imagine that with the entire body… scary.”
Another Twitter user replied: “This guy is sitting and still landing bombs.”
One fan concluded: “Hardest hitter on the planet.”
The heavyweight champ has now jetted to Marbella ahead of his training camp for his fight against Pulev.
As he made his way into Opium Beach Club this week, rival fans started singing: “There’s only one Tyson Fury.”
Joshua offered a light-hearted middle finger in response.
Pulev, who has a record of 28-1, is the mandatory challenger for Joshua’s IBF title.
And the Bulgarian’s co-promoter Ivaylo Gotzev has insisted AJ is not the only one in Beast Mode ahead of the fight.
Speaking last week, he said: “Kubrat is going to be in his face.
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“Kubrat is in beast mode, he’s ready to take this man and shred him to pieces.
“The knockout is coming. You’ve got to be able to take it, not only give it, can he take it? That’s the question.”
Should AJ get past Pulev, he is set to face the Gypsy King twice next year to unify the heavyweight division.