‘Less Talk. More Action!’ – Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury Rip Each Other on Social Media

Published 05/11/2021, 9:00 AM EDT
DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 07: Anthony Joshua poses for a photo with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title belts after the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Matchroom Boxing ‘Clash on the Dunes’ show at the Diriyah Season on December 07, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


The heavyweight rivalry between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury has finally seen them cross words on social media after a long hiatus. While Fury has lashed at his nearing opposition for a long time, Joshua has also hit back at the WBC heavyweight champion.

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According to reports, the pair is set to collide this year in Saudi Arabia, putting all four heavyweight belts at stake. While we are yet to receive an official fight date, the world champions have already intensified their ongoing relationship.’

Taking note of several disputes and contractual turmoils, Anthony Joshua turned to social media and sent a message to his fellow British champion. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has constantly promised to put the fight into the display. Hence, he seemed tired of the talks going around, with very minimal action onboard.

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‘AJ’ wrote, “Spartan” I am tired, my fans are tired. Your fans are tired. We are all tired of the talk. Less talk. More action!”

Meanwhile, it didn’t seem to sit well with the undefeated WBC titlist Tyson Fury. ‘The Gypsy King’ is reportedly in Las Vegas and is undergoing an active training camp. So, he once again vowed to vanquish Anthony Joshua, sending several fans into a frenzy.

Tyson Fury responded, “Come get some then you big ugly Dosser???? YOUR NO TALK NO ACTION.”

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Eddie Hearn and his team have constantly released updates to the fight, and it seems August 14 is a likely date. But Bob Arum and Tyson Fury’s side have remained silent on this- they are yet to announce the fight from their end.

Thus, the heavyweight title unification battle is still up on the air. While it has already garnered ample attention from the fans, the boxing family is also keen to see the contest. There several mandatory challengers in the heavyweight division at this point. So, the division would remain stuck unless Fury and Joshua battle it out.

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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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