You’re match-fit, fight me, Fury tells Anthony Joshua

6 Sept 2022

Despite Anthony Joshua lost his title rematch to the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk last month, Tyson Fury has stated that an all-British fight with Joshua is still a possibility.

Usyk defeated Joshua by decision to win the WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO heavyweight titles in September of last year, and the undefeated Ukrainian outpointed the 32-year-old once more to win the titles back last month.

Usyk, 35, and WBC champion Fury could square off in the future to determine who will be the undisputed heavyweight champion, however Fury has said he may fight someone else in December first before facing Usyk in 2019.

Fury is prepared to fight Joshua if a hypothetical fight with Usyk doesn't take place and thinks that fans are still hungry to see the heavyweights square battle in the ring.

He announced on social media on Monday that he would fight Antony Joshua for the WBC heavyweight championship if his preparations to face Oleksandr Usyk in a unification match were delayed.

Tyson Fury, also known as the Gypsy King, declared himself the world's heavyweight champion in a video uploaded to Instagram while sporting his belts.
"I believe you've all heard that I'll be fighting soon—within the next few months—and I feel like I need to do this before revealing my opponent, just in case.

Anthony Joshua, I understand you recently lost to Usyk and are currently beltless, and I'd want to give you the chance to compete against me for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world in the coming months.

"You're match-fit and prepared because you just finished a 12-round battle.

"I'm giving you a few months' notice; if you're interested, I'll send you the date so we can engage in a brawl, a fight of Britain for the WBC title.

It's been rumored for a while that Fury and Joshua will fight. If it were to happen, Joshua would have a fantastic opportunity to redeem himself after losing three of his previous five matches after winning each of his first 22.

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An all British WBC title fight between Fury and Joshua will be the fight of the millennium.
Johnson Chau
Wow, this will be an amazing fight - I want to see the gypsy king rise from the dead again just like the wilder fight. One of the craziest fight I've ever seen! Keen to read more of your blogs!
This is a much anticipated fights and would be awesome to see. Let’s hope a date is set soon.