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Joshua: God Willing I Get My Hands on Tyson Fury & His WBC Belt!

IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is crossing his fingers that a full division unification takes place in 2021.

A showdown with WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is targeted for 2021 - with both boxers already agreeing on a 50-50 split for the first bout, with a rematch clause that each boxer can exercise.

Before that can happen, Joshua has to overcome a mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev.

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The fight with Pulev was scheduled for June 20, and it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A new date is being worked out for the month of December. Right now the exact venue is being worked out - and the possibility of having a small crowd at the event.

"There's a potential date coming up, I'm looking to be out in December," Joshua told Sky Sports. "I like to compete against the best.

"Pulev is a world title challenger as well. I've beaten five champions now and Pulev is another tough challenge, which leads me on to another challenge, which is a champion.

"God willing I get my hands on that Tyson Fury, [and his] WBC belt, so I'm just loving it, I can't wait. This is what I live for, this is my passion. I feel like this is my calling."

Fury has a contracted obligation of his own.

A tentative date is set down for December 19th, with Fury defending his title against Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight. They fought back in February, with Fury dominating the action and stopping Wilder in the seventh round. There was an immediate rematch clause, which Wilder exercised.

Should Joshua and Fury both win their respective bouts, their promoters would like to match them in the first half of the year.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Roberto Vasquez on 09-03-2020

[QUOTE=Sayithowitisuk;20741523]Bygone era's yeah what happens in the gym stays in the gym but not in today’s social media world. & top 10s I'm sick of fanboys going on about Ajs top 10s when we all know he scrapes the top…

Comment by BangEM on 09-03-2020

[QUOTE=LacedUp;20741690]Hatman? :lol1: wtf are you even talking about. Go somewhere else with your fanboy stuff little man[/QUOTE] LMAOOO. Hatman stop faking the funk. Delusional YouTuber with bipolar tendencies YDKSAB!

Comment by LacedUp on 09-03-2020

[QUOTE=BangEM;20738819]Shut up, Hatman. Clumsy featherfisted Fury, your new idol, would need a miracle to beat Josh.[/QUOTE] Hatman? :lol1: wtf are you even talking about. Go somewhere else with your fanboy stuff little man

Comment by Sayithowitisuk on 09-03-2020

[QUOTE=Roberto Vasquez;20737052]Knockdowns in sparring don't count, only the ones in fights. AJ doesn't have a great chin but he has fought 4 current top-10 fighters. Wilder manages 2 and Fury manages 1 in almost 5 years. Let's not start claiming…

Comment by BangEM on 09-01-2020

[QUOTE=LacedUp;20738363]Joshua imo has a lot of work to do in order to beat Fury at this point. he did not look good in his last fight. Will await how he deals with Pulev[/QUOTE] Shut up, Hatman. Clumsy featherfisted Fury, your…

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