WBC President Says Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua will be the Biggest Fight Since Mike Tyson vs Lennox Lewis

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January 14, 2021 3:45 pm

No other fight in the boxing universe is as important as  Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua now. It is the most thrilling encounter that the boxing universe wants to witness. Not only the fans, but the WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman shares the same notion on this fight.

In an interview with The Sun, Sulaiman made some massive statements on this fight.

He said, “It is such a different era from radio, then television, pay-per-view, now with the social media events, they get a completely different magnitude worldwide.”

The WBC President seemed ecstatic about this fight, citing it as the biggest war of the century. He believes that even in the modern social media world, this bout will be a blockbuster event compared to the retro boxing fights. He even compared this potential fight to the vicious battle of Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson.

I would say it’s the biggest fight since Lennox Lewis against Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield. I think each era belongs to its history of when it happened, but without a doubt, Fury vs Joshua is a huge event that will go to the record books,” he concluded.

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Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua? Who walks down as a legend of the sport?

Out of all the daunting heavyweights, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua have topped the division with their unparalleled prowess. Both of them are not even 35 years old, but have a cosmic fan base. Even looking at their current records and professional boxing run, their fans have already adjudged them as the reigning legends of the sport.

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 03: Anthony Joshua looks on ahead of the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Clash On The Dunes Public Work Out at Public at the Investment Fund office complex on December 03, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

However, there can be only one among the British duo to trace the path of all-time legends of the sport.

Both of them are equally hungry as their fans to meet each other inside the ring and determine who is the best. Needless to say, this battle will not be less than a war.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

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