A couple of comedy heavyweights | Rom and Rob meet champ Anthony Joshua © Sky Sports

A couple of comedy heavyweights

Rom and Rob meet champ Anthony Joshua

Comedy news A literal punching up now... as Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett prepared for an interview with boxing champ Anthony Joshua by getting in the ring to knock lumps out of each other.

In the hour-long documentary Anthony Joshua Vs Romesh & Rob, which airs on Sky 1 tomorrow night, 'massive boxing fan' Beckett and previously disinterested, 'casual observer' Ranganathan trade physical and verbal blows in the gym.

'My main concern ahead of meeting [Joshua] was that I'd get too excited and talk too much' gushed Beckett.

'To be honest, my main aim was to make Anthony like me more than Rob' admitted Ranganathan – who added he was 'a bit nervous about saying the wrong thing' to the heavyweight champ.

There's a clip here.

The film comes ahead of Joshua's title fight with Wladimir Klitchko on Saturday.

Published: 26 Apr 2017

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