“No Comment to Joshua Fight”- Tyson Fury Claims to Know Nothing About the Boxing Game

Published 05/05/2021, 4:45 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 25: Lineal Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury works out in front of Los Angeles media in advance of his highly anticipated WBC Heavyweight World Championship against undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder on December 1at Churchill Boxing Club on October 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)


WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury has reached Las Vegas and appears to undergo an active training camp for a possible showdown against Anthony Joshua. However, the matchup is yet to receive any official confirmation.

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While the heavyweight battle has seen severe drama in the buildup, it continues to spark rumors in the combat world. Meanwhile, Tyson Fury had denied talking about the fight developments.

As he appears to enjoy life in Vegas, ‘The Gypsy King’ has advised the media to connect with his promoter for all the business talks.

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Speaking with The Schmo. Tyson Fury said, “I don’t know anything about the boxing game. I just know about looking like an Adonis, training hard. Eating good, eating clean, and having fun in Vegas. No comment to Joshua fight, Wilder fights and all that.”

He added, “I got a promoter called Bob Arum. He happens to be one of the best in the game. The best in the game. So, any business questions you need, he’s an attorney, he’s a lawyer, he’s a promoter. He is a legend. Please speak to Bob Arum.”

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 12: Boxer Tyson Fury (L) and Top Rank Founder and CEO Bob Arum attend a news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on June 12, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury will face Tom Schwarz in a heavyweight bout on June 15 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nevertheless, Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has constantly appeared optimistic about the fight. Per The Matchroom Kingpin, the heavyweight title unification fight is on the brink of materialization. Hence, there’s no running away from this point.

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Fury and Joshua have reportedly signed the contracts and are set to collide this year. But without any official date and venue, fans continue to doubt the blockbuster battle. Additionally, unified titlist Anthony Joshua hasn’t interacted much with the media.

Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua- A fight for the ages

British elite Lennox Lewis was the last unified heavyweight champion to have held all four belts. History will repeat itself when Josua and Fury will fight for a similar stature. Akin to Lewis, both the contenders hail from the UK and have global fan bases.

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Meanwhile, they have had sensational KO wins in their latest performances. Tyson Fury stopped Deontay Wilder for the WBC title in February 2020 to become the WBC champion.

Anthony Joshua successfully defended his unified belts against Kubrat Pulev in December 2020. The stage is set for a perfect collision. While an official date is yet to come, the boxing world seems in a hurry to witness the fight.

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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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