Eddie Hearn Not 100% Confident of Anthony Joshua’s Victory Against Tyson Fury

Published 01/19/2021, 12:36 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 27: Eddie Hearn, boxing promoter (R) and Anthony Joshua (L) speak during a press conference for his Super Heavyweight title fight against Wladamir Klitschko at Sky Sports Studios on April 27, 2017 in London, England. Anthony Joshua and Wladamir Klitschko are due to fight for the IBF, IBO and WBA Super Heavyweight Championships of the World at Wembley Stadium on April 29. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


The boxing universe is eagerly awaiting the mighty British clash between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. It is the most talked-about fight, not just for this year, but for the entire decade as well for the year 2021. Considering the duo’s astonishing skill sets, it is extremely tough to draw out the winner of this battle, and this is what makes it so exciting.

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However, ‘AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn has rolled out his predictions for this fight and is pretty confident in the same. In an interview with Sky Sports, the Matchroom Head expressed his notions on this fight.

Hearn said, “I’ve written Fury off before – against Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. He proved me wrong. But I don’t believe he will prove me wrong this time…” 

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Tyson Fury during the post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. (Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images)

“I don’t think anyone can be 100 percent confident about anyone winning a fight like this.”

Hearn admitted that this fight is a different ballgame altogether, wherein it’s difficult to predict the winner. But later, he revealed who he would be backing in an undisputed title fight.

Hearn continued, “I believe Joshua is the favorite in this fight.”

The boxing world will be divided on the outcome of the fight, and ‘The Gypsy King’ will be on a high as he ended Deontay Wilder’s streak in his last fight.

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Can Anthony Joshua stun Tyson Fury?

Anthony Joshua is the unified heavyweight champion. He is on the roadway to become the finest heavyweight boxing has ever seen. However, fighting Tyson Fury is going to be his toughest test to date. The ‘Gypsy King’ is undefeated in his decorated boxing run and is showing no signs of slowing down.

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‘AJ’ has started spending countless hours in the gym already and looks set to give Fury a taste of his vast prowess.

Considering his skill-sets and work ethics, it’s unquestionable that Joshua will make his own mark in this fight. However, it will entice his fans and critics to view his approach to counter the resilient Fury.

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Who will you back in this anticipated spine-chilling collision? Can Joshua stagger 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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