Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Will Anthony Bear Up to a Heavyweight Challenge? PICK OF THE DAY BEAR'S MISSION WITH ANTHONY JOSHUA ITV, 9pm

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Will Anthony Bear Up to a Heavyweight Challenge? PICK OF THE DAY BEAR'S MISSION WITH ANTHONY JOSHUA ITV, 9pm

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HE'S the heavyweight champion of the world, after defeating the six-foot-six Ukrainian man mountain Wladimir Klitschko.

But, while Anthony Joshua might be King of the Ring, he's about to be taken massively outside his comfort zone, where he is completely clueless and - frankly - terrified.

The lad from Watford admits he knows nothing about the great outdoors, hates heights and bugs, and is more used to sitting in his lounge playing computer games.

So survival expert Bear wastes no time in chucking AJ in at the deep end or, more precisely, dangling him from a helicopter.

They're being flown to the notorious Commando Ridge in Cornwall, a daunting and challenging climbing face where the Royal Marines have trained since the Second World War.

First he'll have to drag that 17 stone of pure muscle up the exposed granite cliffs, tackling sharp pinnacles, squeezing himself through tiny spaces, having to make a tricky descent when they're faced with a 'death drop' on all sides. …

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