Tyson Fury insists he will fight ‘100 percent’ against Anthony Joshua this year after being forced to postpone their all-British mega-fight to take on Deontay Wilder in July … while pledging to ‘crush the American’ ‘and’ knock him out ‘. common cold’
- The fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua has been postponed after the judge’s ruling
- The Gypsy King will now first have to face Deontay Wilder on July 24
- But Fury believes his fight with Joshua will take place sometime this year
- He vowed to ‘break’ Wilder in their US trilogy fight, calling him a ‘mug’
- Joshua will have to overcome Oleksandr Usyk to stay on track for Fury
Tyson Fury has allayed fears of his highly anticipated showdown with Anthony Joshua after being forced to take on Deontay Wilder this summer – insisting that the all-British fight will be ‘100 percent’ this year.
Fury and Joshua had both agreed to face each other in Saudi Arabia on August 14 before being hit by the bomb that ordered the Gypsy King to fight Wilder in a trilogy battle.
With their battle for Britain likely in December, should Joshua overcome his mandatory WBO title defense against Oleksandr Usyk, Fury has vowed to ‘crush’ Wilder before moving on to his old rival.
Tyson Fury (right) insists he will fight ‘100 percent’ against Anthony Joshua this year after a delay
The Gypsy King has been ordered to fight Deontay Wilder after the American’s team won an arbitration hearing declaring he was entitled to a third fight.
Speaking to ESPN, via the sun, Fury said he would deliver an even more devastating break against the Bronze Bomber when they meet on July 24 after stuning the American to take his WBC world title last February.
“I need to beat up Deontay Wilder a little better than last time, because he didn’t hide well enough last time,” he said.
“This time I’m really going to double it, double it, triple it.”
Boxing fans had been waiting for news of Joshua and Fury’s fight, but waited months after negotiations dragged on – with promoter Eddie Hearn struggling to agree on a suitable venue for the event, which is one of the largest in boxing history. will be.
Fury believes he will ‘crush’ Wilder in their trilogy fight and make him ‘cold’ on July 24
Fury signed on the dotted line while backstage for Josh Taylor’s fight in Las Vegas
He eventually got both fighters to sign a contract after agreeing to Saudi Arabia as a venue, dated August 14, before all plans were shelved within 48 hours when Wilder won his legal challenge to face Fury a third time.
It’s heightened fears that the pair won’t have a chance to take on each other with the undisputed title at stake – as both will have to endure their next fights unscathed – but Fury has assured fans that the pair will face off in 2021. will record each other.
‘100 percent [I’ll fight Joshua], ‘he added. ‘AJ has a big mouth and no substance.
He says I’m the one doing all the talking, but if I didn’t talk, boxing would be stone dead because I’m the only character alive.
The British rivals could potentially face each other this year as they experience their next fights
Anthony Joshua (left) faces mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk (right)
Let’s put that for a fact. [The Joshua fight] happens this year.
“I’m going to deal with this mug, Deontay Wilder, I’ll hit it cold, and then I’m going to deal with the other guy right away.”
After their fight fell apart, Joshua targeted Fury for having “ let the boxing down ” after ramping up the fight before arbitration pushed it back – calling him “ a fraud ” on social media in a row.
“The world sees you now for the imposter that you are,” Joshua said.
‘You dropped boxing! You lied to the fans and guided them on. I used my name for influence, not a fight.
“Bring me a championship fighter who can handle his business properly.”
Joshua slapped Fury after the collapse of their fight earlier this month – calling him a ‘fraudster’
Fury hit back – said he was out of control of the arbitration and incredibly challenged him to a bare knuckle fight.
‘You’re more full of it [rubbish] than [promoter Eddie Hearn]. Your entire team knew an arbitration was underway, it was out of my hands! If I’m a con man, let’s fight bare knuckles this weekend until a guy stops. ‘
Joshua replied, ‘If an arbitration was underway, why announce to the world that we are fighting! The battle was over!
‘Naked knuckle fight? Don’t play with me Luke! I hit your bald head and you don’t do anything! Waste man. ‘