- Anthony Joshua wants to face Tyson Fury this year
- This is according to promoter Eddie Hearn
- Joshua's fight with Tyson Fury will be one of the biggest
Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has stated clearly that his client is interested in facing fellow countryman Tyson Fury and not the duel against Kubrat Pulev.
Since February after Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder, the world have been clamoring for the fight between Anthony Joshua and Fury.
Deontay Wilder was not at his best at all when he faced Tyson Fury and one of his coaches had to throw in the towel in the seventh round for the Brit to be declared winner.
“The one positive that could come out of this for boxing is you might find people jumping into bigger fights sooner rather than later, because of course their activity has been slowed.
“I think when you look at AJ, I think very much it's a thought that's crossed my mind.
“We've got June 20 as a pencilled date for Anthony Joshua. We will make a statement potentially this week, or maybe early next week, that's likely to be delayed,''. Eddie told Sky Sports.
Meanwhile, the June fight between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev has been postponed due to the threat coronavirus is causing.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how world boxing legend Mike Tyson appealed to his countryman Deontay Wilder that losing against British fighter Tyson Fury should not be the end of his dear life.
Since Deontay Wilder suffered embarrassing defeat against Tyson Fury, there have been reports that the American has been depressed since then with him feeling sad every day.
Reason is that since Deontay Wilder started his professional career, he has never been beaten by anyone before losing against Tyson Fury.
Tyson who was known for his superb display in the ring during his active boxing days has now urged Deontay Wilder to stop feeling sorry for himself stressing that he should put the defeat behind him.
Meanwhile, Deontay Wilder is now preparing for a trilogy match against Tyson Fury which is expected to take place later this year.
When they first met, the encounter ended in a draw before Tyson Fury went to to beat Deontay Wilder mercilessly in the second duel.
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