My mum won’t let me fight Joshua – Okolie

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p style="text-align: justify;">Lawrence Okolie has ruled out ever facing his manager Anthony Joshua in the ring – because his mum would never let him.

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p style="text-align: justify;">The Hackney cruiserweight bids for world title glory when he takes on Krzysztof Glowacki for the vacant WBO title tonight.

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p style="text-align: justify;">Okolie, 28, has plans to become undisputed champion at 14st 4lb before moving up to the glamour division of the sport.

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p style="text-align: justify;">That could lead to an awkward situation if his manager Joshua is still reigning as a heavyweight king.




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p style="text-align: justify;">But mum Elizabeth won’t ever allow it to happen having seen how Joshua inspired Okolie to go from McDonald’s worker in 2012 to a Rio Olympian four years later and possibly a world champion tonight.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“I think that would be a conflict of interests,” said the unbeaten Okolie.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“It’s not really in my plans.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“He’s obviously someone who has been a massive inspiration to my life and boxing.



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p style="text-align: justify;">“My mum, first and foremost, would never accept it.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“I think she would be rooting for AJ. That is not one I really look at. She loves him.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“She knows the impact he has had, she has seen the change in me, they’ve spoken, she roots for him and supports him.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“If I say ‘I’m pushing all that to the side and I’m going to go after the money or whatever’. I don’t think she would be too happy about it.”
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