‘Don’t Buy Into Anything’ – Anthony Joshua Warns Fans Regarding Tyson Fury Fight Rumours

Published 12/29/2020, 12:35 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 Brit heavyweight stalwart, Anthony Joshua, has once again expressed his desire to fight Tyson Fury. Joshua put on a fair and square beating on Kubrat Pulev and since then, the rumor mill has connected him to a bout with fellow Britisher, ‘Gypsy King’.

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‘AJ’ was in a chat with Boxing Scene, putting some spotlight on the vicious battle. “I promise you it’s happening,” said Joshua.

Boxing – Heavyweight World Title Fight – Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev – The SSE Arena, London, Britain – December 12, 2020 Anthony Joshua celebrates winning his fight against Kubrat Pulev Pool via REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

“But until you hear it from me, don’t buy into anything. I’m serious about the fight so when I announce it you’ll know it’s real.” 

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Joshua warned his fans to not believe anything until the fight is official. He believes this is the biggest battle of his life and until he announces and makes it official, he doesn’t want his fans to get into unnecessary troubles.

“I’ve fought many champions before, so it’s obvious to see we’ve done business with world champions before. It’s no different with Fury. He should take this fight with both hands. The money will be split down the middle.

“I’ve been chasing this road to ‘undisputed’ and when the time is right, I’ll announce it and I’ll have my mind fully focused on the job at hand,” he concluded.

Nobody in the fight world seems as ecstatic as Anthony Joshua for this fight. Post his win over Pulev, Joshua has expressed his desire to battle the ‘Gypsy King’.

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury, the biggest battle of the modern boxing era?

Over the past decade, there have been many exciting bouts between the big men of boxing. However, there’s nothing as charismatic and enigmatic as a Fury vs Joshua fight.

This battle can certainly change the face of heavyweight boxing and crown one of the Brits as the uncrowned king of the Boxing world.

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The duo has enormous prowess in the bag, making it tough to predict the winner. The fight will determine the best heavyweight boxer on the planet and predominantly the face of the modern boxing era.

Their respective promotions need to shell out dates for this epic encounter as there’s a sea of anticipation among the fans.

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How excited are you for this fight? A quick finish or a 12-round rally?

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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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