Anthony Joshua Says He’s Pretty Confident He’ll Beat Tyson Fury

Published 12/23/2020, 1:15 AM EST
DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 04: Anthony Joshua speaks to the media during the Clash On The Dunes Press Conference at the Diriyah Season Hospitality Lounge on December 04, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


The heavyweight star of boxing, Anthony Joshua, improved to 24-1 post his T/KO finish over Kubrat Pulev. He put one of the most complete performances of his career to outbox the Bulgarian. He’s undeniably in contention to take on Tyson Fury next after this win.

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In a recent chat with iFL TV, Joshua opened up on his post-fight response to Tyson Fury.

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Joshua asserted, “I said if it’s Tyson Fury with a WBC belt, let it be Tyson Fury I fight.”

I am keen to fight Tyson Fury. It’s a challenge for myself, I respect what he’s achieved, he’s a phenomenal athlete, however, I want to challenge myself and fight the best in the division.”

“If he is the best in the division, let’s get cracking.”

Joshua has taken on and beaten champions like Wladimir Klitschko, Andy Ruiz Jr, Alexander Povetkin, Eric Molina, and Carlos Takam. He’s confident of beating Tyson Fury as well in his next battle.

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Can Anthony Joshua knock Tyson Fury out?

Out of his total professional boxing wins, ‘AJ’ has knocked out 22 opponents. His knockout ratio inside the ring is a whopping 80%. Over the years, he annihilated his opponents to pile up on the heavyweight roster. This fight promises to be a big one, but the ‘Gypsy King’ will not be a pushover.

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Although Joshua exhibits all the adroitness in this world to beat Tyson Fury, it will intrigue one and all to watch his approach to beat the ‘Gypsy King’. Both the fighters will look to secure an early knockdown to gain momentum right from the beginning.

This will be a cracker of a contest that might go down in 2021. Fans will expect a war and a proper showdown.

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Will Joshua deliver his career-best performance against Fury?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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