‘Let’s get it on,’ says AJ as he declines to respond in kind to trash-talking from the Gypsy King. ‘What an honour it will be to fight Tyson. Add yet another great fighting name to add to my boxing resume. Hopefully beat him.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
‘I would love that opportunity. Better if it’s for all the belts but even it’s for no belts.’
Anthony Joshua (left) has said he 'would love' to finally fight Tyson Fury twice next year
That is a reference to the dangers inherent in the title defences facing them both in the coming weeks. Joshua against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Olexsandr Usyk at Tottenham’s new football stadium on September 25. Fury in his trilogy fight with monster puncher Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas on October 9.
Defeat for either would take some of the gloss and the cash off their mega-fights. More so if both took a fall.
Not that either expects the worst to happen. Joshua’s only concern is making sure that what he calls ‘one of the biggest fights in boxing history’ does take place this time. He adds: ‘We were within two weeks of doing it right now and then it all came down, unfortunately.’
That crash was brought about when Wilder legally enforced his contracted right to a second rematch with