Boxing superstar Joshua trains on the Burj Al Arab helipad

NEW DLEHI: British boxer Anthony Joshua followed in the footsteps of golfers Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and tennis stars Roger Federer and Andre Agassi as he entered the worlds highest boxing ring with Sebastian Eubank on the iconic helipad of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

Joshua put his weight behind Dubai’s drive to become the most active city in the world, as he took part in a vigorous training session with Eubank.

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“With the launch of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, we aim to become the most active city in the world, motivating everyone across all ages, and fitness levels, to start with small steps that will benefit them and their families. We want everyone to join this inclusive initiative,” Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing said.

The Dubai Fitness Challenge was launched earlier this month with the aim to encourage Dubai’s citizens and residents to embrace a more active lifestyle and take advantage of the huge range of sporting facilities across the city.