Tyson Fury Asks Anthony Joshua Not to Duck Him Like the Deontay Wilder Fight

Published 02/25/2021, 12:03 AM EST
LEICESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 23: Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury pictured at Morningside Arena on March 23, 2019 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)


Despite negotiations picking speed and impeccable progress made in the talks, the fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua isn’t official yet. However, the rivalry between the two has already caught fire. Both of them share a colossal beef and never leave a chance to mock each other. Recently, the ‘Gypsy King’ clapped back at ‘AJ’ for his remarks over him.

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‘AJ’, who was in an interview with Sky News, took a dig at his foe, Fury.

He said, “If Tyson is serious, which I think he is. They’ll know where to come and fight the boss, and I’m ready. I’m really looking forward to the competition. All I want to do is fight.”

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Joshua received an immediate response from the ‘Gypsy King’ who tweeted, “@anthonyjoshua don’t be chicken like you did vs @BronzeBomber come out and meet me for battle. let me show you what a Boss is. any day of the week twice on a sunday.”

Fury accused ‘AJ’ of ducking a fight with Deontay Wilder. He even asked the latter to not duck him like the same and battle him out, to figure out who the real boss is.

The Joshua vs Fury fight is making steady progress and is expected to happen by mid-2021. More than anyone else, ‘AJ’ and the ‘Gypsy King’ are themselves hungry to compete for the undisputed title and roll out one of the most captivating shows for the fans. Given this, it seems unlikely that either part will “duck” the other.

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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua, will it stay true to fans’ expectations?

Out of all the intimidating heavyweights, Fury and Joshua have solidified a place of their own. The Brit duo has overpowered their opponents to reach where they are today. Considering their skill sets, ring management, and power a bout between the two will cater to the masses.

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Furthermore, the pugilists are desperate to cement themselves as the undisputed heavyweight champion and become the face of modern heavyweights. In such a high-rewarding fight, the pair will bring in their A-game and look to leave the ring with all the heavyweight titles.

Given their interactions, even before the fight has become official, fans can be sure that there will be fireworks when the bell rings to let them start boxing.

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Who are you rooting for among the two? Joshua or Fury? Who do you envisage as the undisputed king of the heavyweights?

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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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