“Bring Them Both” – Anthony Joshua Vows to ‘Slay’ Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder

Published 06/23/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK , United States – 1 June 2019; Anthony Joshua after defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in their IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Championship fight at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)


The current heavyweight division of boxing is filled with paramount talent and extremely intimidating big men. But out of all, Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, and Deontay Wilder have made a different place for themselves. They are the top-notch technicians in the most decorated division. Moreover, as the trio shares a colossal rivalry, they wish to confront each other before hanging up their gloves from the sport.

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Recently, the unified heavyweight king, Joshua, unveiled some fiery words for both of his rivals.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said, “Fury? Wilder? Bring them both. I’m not taking sides. They’re both enemies of mine and I wanna slay them both with the same energy. Good luck to both, whichever one wins, I’ll be seeing them soon.” (h/t Michael Benson)

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On July 24th, Wilder and Fury will enter the ring to face each other for the third time. Earlier, Fury and Joshua were all set to contend with each other for all the heavyweight titles on the line. But, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ won his court case and secured his contractual rematch.

Joshua had a powerful urge to face his compatriot for the undisputed heavyweight championship. However, now, he’s also intrigued for a 12-round war with the ex-heavyweight champ, Deontay Wilder.

Before that, ‘AJ’ will have to wait and see who among Fury and Wilder wins the trilogy.

Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder? Who should Anthony Joshua fight for the undisputed championship?

Fury and Wilder will face each other soon. Joshua, on the other hand, is yet to finalize his next opponent.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Anthony Joshua trains during a media workout on October 17, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Though the Brit is expected to face Oleksandr Usyk, nothing official has been released from his team.

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That said, the coming few months will prove to be extremely vital in the heavyweight landscape. Because the future of the heavyweight division will solely depend on who wins these crucial bouts- Fury vs Wilder; Joshua vs Usyk.

The boxing fans will be keen to track every activity in the big men’s division from hereon. Joshua, though, may not be too fussed as he’s laid out a challenge to both men.

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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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