Tyson Fury would easily defeat Anthony Joshua if and when they finally meet to unify the world heavyweight titles, according to Fury’s coach Andy Lee.
The blockbuster between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua looks unlikely to take place in 2020 after an update from Bob Arum over the weekend.
An all-British world heavyweight title unification showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua would be boxing’s ‘Super Bowl’ according to Todd DuBoef.
Anthony Joshua’s showdown with Kubrat Pulev could be held in a Roman amphitheatre in Croatia according to the Bulgarian’s manager Ivalo Gotsev.
Barry Hearn believes Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua meeting head on in their next fights is a real possibility, and he’s outlined how and why.
Kubrat Pulev says Anthony Joshua is “afraid” to fight him outside the UK and has vowed to “brutally” dethrone the IBF, WBA and WBO world heavyeight champion when they finally meet in the ring.
Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua is just “a big cuddly baby” as the pair appear to be on collision course for an all-British heavyweight title unification.
Amir Khan says Tyson Fury is the best heavyweight out there right now – but believes Anthony Joshua is the biggest box-office attraction.
Even Muhammad Ali would have struggled against Tyson Fury according to Bob Arum, who has promoted them both during his Hall of Fame career.
Kubrat Pulev says he has a contract to fight Anthony Joshua and says he won’t be giving up that right to allow AJ to fight fellow Briton Tyson Fury instead.
Bob Arum says there have been no official talks about a megafight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua despite the media frenzy during the last three days.
Frank Warren confirmed there has been an offer made to stage Fury vs Joshua but said there are no official negotiations as yet for the all-British clash.
Fury vs Joshua Fight News
Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are massive news and make headlines every single day of the year, particularly in the UK.
They had been all set to meet in the biggest fight in British boxing history on August 14, 2021.
The pair had signed a two-fight deal and Saudi Arabia had agreed to put up a record $155million (£109million) site fee. And then the world caved in…
Fury and Joshua next fights
Just 24 hours after a gleeful Fury had announced that August 14 date to face Joshua in Saudi, everything fell apart – and fast.
Deontay Wilder won an arbitration ruling over his collapsed trilogy fight with Fury last year. The ruling stated Fury must fight him before September.
The end result – no Fury vs Joshua for a while at least – mainly because Joshua subsequently
lost his world titles to Ukrainian star Oleksandr Usyk via a unanimous decision at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25, 2021.
Fury (30-0-1) will now meet Wilder (42-1-1) for a third time in Las Vegas on Saturday October 9. Fury vs Joshua TV details
The battle to show the fight on TV and live stream would be a fascinating one.
Sky Sports Box Office (currently shows Joshua fights in the UK) and BT Sport Box Office (airs Fury fights in the UK).
Joshua’s Sky deal though ended with the Usyk loss so he is now a free agent and we expect a massive scramble for his services.
ESPN has an exclusive deal with Fury in the U.S. and would likely have the rights Stateside.
DAZN meanwhile is also expected to be a major player.
The interesting wrinkle here is that Joshua’s current UK broadcast deal with Sky has only one fight left – and that now won’t be against Fury.
Expect a massive bidding war for his signature with at least one Fury fight likely to be part of his next pact.
Fury is the current betting favourite at around 4/7 with Joshua around a 11/8 chance. But boxing odds have been overturned before…
The next few months promise to be absolutely fascinating as the picture becomes clearer and obstacles are removed to what would be a massive confrontation between two British heavyweight world champions.