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Klitschko: Fight With Anthony Joshua Could Eventually Happen

As previously reported, Wladimir Klitschko compared Tyson Fury's views to those of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and believes his controversial comments should lead to a suspension.

In a video published on YouTube last month, defending WBA, IBO and WBO heavyweight champion Fury was outspoken on rape, bestiality and the Jewish faith.

He has also previously been accused of sexism and homophobia, and voiced extreme views on paedophilia. The Campaign Against Anti-semitism called for him to be banned for his "offensive and racist remarks" and made a complaint to the British Boxing Board of Control.

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Klitschko - who faces Fury in a rematch at the Manchester Arena on July 9 - has echoed those calls, regardless of the apology his opponent issued via a statement.

The Ukrainian lost his first fight in 11 years when Fury earned a surprise unanimous decision victory against him in Dusseldorf in November, and speaking from his training camp in the Tyrolean Alps in Austria, Klitschko dismissed suggestions that, as Fury said, IBF title holder Anthony Joshua is a "paper champion", that November's defeat meant he needed to change his preparation, and that that fight led to him considering retirement.

"It's not just British fans I'll be doing a favour when I beat him, it'll be for Klitschko fans and boxing fans in general," said Klitschko. "It's just something we don't need in this world, it's beyond boxing. I'm totally not on the same page as him.

"There's a lot of 'BS' coming out of his mouth and I'm not buying it. I think it's good for boxing that Joshua is world champion and I'm happy for him.

"It's an exciting time and there's nothing wrong with Joshua having the IBF belt. I have no doubt that eventually (a Joshua fight) can happen, but there's nothing I'm looking at beyond Tyson Fury.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by juggernaut666 on 06-24-2016

[QUOTE=denium;16810233]You get owned in every single thread you post in son. :lol1: :lol1: Joshua better than Lennox Lewis, LMFAO![/QUOTE] Lewis barley handled a SLOW Bruno ,who is NOT as strong or fast or talented as Joshua . One can make…

Comment by denium on 06-24-2016

[QUOTE=juggernaut666;16809124]Povetkin and Jennings two of the better fighters he fought initiated Clinching as did many guys afraid to get hit ...WRONG again. You are also on the other thread arguing about a cut in the fury fight ..A sig YOU…

Comment by juggernaut666 on 06-23-2016

[QUOTE=b0x;16809225]LOL, I'm getting bored of you. I told you I've had enough of proving you wrong so stop messaging me please. Povetkin came forward all night and got smashed to bits. he was clinched about 7000 times in the first…

Comment by daggum on 06-23-2016

maybe as a tuneup for a fury or wilder fight but its kinda pointless since wlad is shot and already been knocked out a billino times. without his holding tactics against guys his size he is complete sh-it. he never…

Comment by b0x on 06-23-2016

[QUOTE=juggernaut666;16809124]Povetkin and Jennings two of the better fighters he fought initiated Clinching as did many guys afraid to get hit ...WRONG again. You are also on the other thread arguing about a cut in the fury fight ..A sig YOU…

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