Dillian Whyte Feels Tyson Fury Is “Crazy Enough” to Walk Down Anthony Joshua but Warns Him About Getting Dropped

Published 05/10/2021, 1:01 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury celebrates his win by TKO in the seventh round against Deontay Wilder in the Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua can end a fight in several ways. They are two of the most reputed champions of the era and have appeared invincible for a large part of their careers.

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Hence, the potential showdown between them can see either man go down. Although Tyson Fury appears to be the favorite, Anthony Joshua will have his legitimate chances. While several analysts have belittled Joshua in the mix, Dillian Whyte isn’t ready to claim the same.

‘The Body Snatcher’, who suffered his maiden career defeat against ‘AJ’ in 2015, knows the capability of the unified champion. So, Dillian Whyte connected with the Toe 2 Toe podcast to preview the Fury vs Joshua matchup.

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Whyte said, “Listen, I am not betting for Tyson Fury, but the guy is crazy enough to train. He is the kind of guy who will come out in the first round and change it.”

He added, “It might not work you might get dropped what I mean, he’s got that in him. That’s one thing, you know what? I’m going to change I’m gonna have a go at this you know, man, and that’s that buck I’ve got you know.”

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WBC Interim champion Dillian Whyte is actually the mandatory challenger to Tyson Fury’s belt. However, he will have to wait until the unification fight plays out. Fury vs Joshua, which seems to be on the brink of finalization, will receive an official date soon.

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As per Reporter Michael Benson, the heavyweight thriller is sealed for August 14 and will be held in Saudi Arabia. Although official matchmakers are yet to proclaim it, Benson’s tweet has passed on hope to the entire boxing community.

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Tyson Fury will put his WBC title and Joshua will put his WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO titles on the line. So, the winner will hold all the titles and will be the first undisputed heavyweight world champion since Lennox Lewis. Adding to that, Tyson Fury’s unbeaten tag will also be at risk.

Who do you think will win the fight? Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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