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Hughie Fury: I Get Past Pulev - Then I'm Coming For Joshua

Hughie Fury (21-1, 11 KOs) has a very big goal for the near future.

To get there, he must overcome some tough odds when he travels to Bulgaria to face once-beaten Kubrat Pulev in an IBF final eliminator on October 27.

Several other contenders have declined the opportunity face Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) on his home soil.

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The winner of the contest will be in line for a mandatory crack at IBF, WBA, WBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs).

Joshua makes a mandatory defense of his title against Alexander Povetkin on September 22nd at Wembley in London.

Fury lost a close twelve round decision when he faced then WBO world champion Joseph Parker in September 2017. Parker was unseated back in March by Joshua.

To get back in line for a world title opportunity, Fury is prepared to win in style in a hostile environment.

The possibility of facing Joshua, for four world titles, is adding further motivation. 

"If you can fight, you can fight, it doesn't matter where it's at, or who it's with. I always believe if you want to be the best, you've got to fight the best. No matter what, you've got to go wherever. A fight is a fight, and that's my mentality," Fury said to Sky Sports.

"That's what I want, I want those world title belts and that's my dream. That's what I'm coming for. I've got to get past Pulev first and then I am there. Joshua's the fighter I am coming for. You look at how we both fared against Parker and there really wasn't too much difference, he didn't throw much with the right and worked behind the jab.

"You can't dwell on the past and I've taken positives [from the Parker loss], I do believe that everything happens for a reason. It was a learning curve and has brought me back to here so I believe I'm on the right path. I didn't get out of first gear against Sexton and took it easy. This next fight you'll see a different Hughie Fury, it'll be excitement and fireworks."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TriMastiki on 09-05-2018

Pulev is not ready to give up so easily. Beast mode ON! You all severely underestimate him. Go, Cobra!!!

Comment by AdonisCreed on 09-05-2018

You would think a guy of his stature would have a little bit higher KO percentage! I mean he's chopping wood for nothing lol

Comment by Hatesrats on 09-05-2018

Hard pass!!!

Comment by club fighter on 09-05-2018

Hughie making threats somehow sounds (to me) like a chihuahua yapping.

Comment by Boksfan on 09-05-2018

[QUOTE=James Hunt;19072791]You've probably mistaken him for his deluded cousin Tyson?[/QUOTE] They are the same kind. Only Hughie is less talented.

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