Deontay Wilder, Dillian Whyte Or Joe Joyce? Who will Face the Winner of Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

Published 03/31/2021, 12:00 PM EDT


Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua will touch gloves with each other later this year. The fight between the two carries immense hype and responsibilities, as it has all the abilities to shape up the dynamic heavyweight division. Joshua and Fury both rank among the most prolific heavyweights, and a fight between the two is just arriving at the ideal time.

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Furthermore, there are numerous contenders in the line to challenge the winner of Joshua vs Fury after the dust settles. That said, we take a look and analyze those contenders and see who’s got a bigger chance of fighting the winner of Joshua vs Fury.

Who is a more viable opponent for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury?

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Deontay Wilder

The ‘Bronze Bomber’ is one highly intimidating heavyweight, present in the world of boxing. Ever since his loss to Tyson Fury in 2020, Wilder hasn’t stepped inside the ring professionally. He has showcased his interest in fighting Tyson Fury in a trilogy, but the latter moved to box for the undisputed title.

Citing the same, Wilder won’t really get a trilogy with Fury until the Brit fights Anthony Joshua to figure out one true heavyweight king. Until then, Wilder should take anyone else in line, thus making himself viable for a title shot in the coming time.

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Dillian Whyte

‘The Body Snatcher’ recently handed Alexander Povetkin a loss in the rematch. This fight was extremely important to Whyte, as his title shot hopes resided on the result of this bout. Consequently, Whyte finished Povetkin with a thunderous T/KO to send a stern message to his critics and naysayers.

By far, he’s the only fighter in the big men’s division who is relevant for a title shot. Moreover, it’s his long-time dream to fight for the ultimate heavyweight title, and now it seems that the WBC mandatory is close to touching gloves with the winner of Fury vs Joshua.

Joe Joyce

With a gratifying win over Daniel Dubois, Joe Joyce has established himself as the budding face of UK’s heavyweight boxing. Moreover, with this win, he set himself up for cosmic opponents from the heavyweight landscape. His promotion is also in serious talks with Oleksandr Usyk to stage a magnetic fight for 2021.

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Also, the winner of this bout will align himself for a massive title shot towards the winner of Joshua vs Fury.

This is the prevailing scenario in the heavyweight division. All the aforementioned contenders are hungry to get their hands on the title, but a clear picture of the same will only be available once Joshua and Fury settle their war.

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Out of all the above stalwarts, who do you want to fight the winner of Joshua vs Fury and why?

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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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