“There is a smart play here somewhere, but AJ’s not about the money,” added Hearn. 

“If the plan makes sense – work with a new trainer, maybe have a fight first, go into a much bigger fight – yeah, I can see the sense in it.

“[Joshua] won’t want to do it. 

“A lot of people who know boxing know if you’re going to a new trainer, people will say, ‘It’s a very smart move.’ Then on the other hand it’s, ‘Oh, you’re ducking him.’