Fury Has Proven Me Wrong: Eddie Hearn Gives Verdict on Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

Published 03/01/2020, 12:47 PM EST


Eddie Hearn believes Anthony Joshua can beat Tyson Fury.
“I always thought Joshua could beat Tyson Fury ”, said Hearn to fight hype. “Tyson Fury has consistently proven me wrong on a lot of things, but I don’t believe he proves me wrong in this case. I just think Joshua has the fundamentals to beat him. Joshua is very fast, very strong, and he can fight on the inside, he can fight on the back foot, and he can fight on the wrong foot.’’

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Anthony Joshua’s technical skills better than Fury’s?

Anthony Joshua’s technical abilities will pose a threat to ‘’The Gypsy King’’. Tyson Fury won’t fight on the inside given Aj’s defense moreover Joshua’s fight IQ is great as well with the fighter knowing when to pick shots.

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Tyson Fury will most likely look to frustrate Anthony Joshua, picking him apart with his unpredictable jabs. Anthony Joshua is the smaller fighter and will look to adopt a Mike Tyson-esque approach, closing in the gap whenever possible.

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‘’He wouldn’t be able to fight like that against Joshua. Joshua would meet him head-on, Throwing sharp one-twos. He’ll rough him up.’’ Said Hearn

This statement might seem excessive as we all know Fury is the master at a distance. Fury can fight any kind of fighter given his technical prowess. One of Deontay Wilder’s main weaknesses is that he can’t fight on the back-foot. Fury capitalized on this and won the fight early in round 7.

Anthony Joshua poor under pressure?

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Andy Ruiz exposed many of the flaws Joshua has in his game. Joshua was not able to handle the pressure moreover he was getting out punched every single time. ‘’The Gypsy King’s’’ mentality can’t even be questioned in this regard.

It will be an extremely difficult fight for Fury. Although ‘’The Gypsy King’’ is currently on a high he must be wary of Joshua. He hasn’t fought a boxer like Anthony Joshua.

However, given Fury’s performance, this would certainly be a clash of a lifetime.

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READ: Eddie Hearn Announces the Next Fight of Anthony Joshua on June 20

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