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Tyson Fury: Easiest Opponent For Me is Joshua, Tailor-Made For Me

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury views unified titleholder Anthony Joshua is the easiest opponent that he could face in the ring.

Fury and Joshua are being lined up to potentially face each other in 2021.

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Earlier this year, they reached an agreement on the monetary terms for a two-fight deal.

"The easiest opponent I think would be Anthony Joshua just because he's tailor-made for me," Fury explained to Wow Hydrate.

"If ever I could build a perfect opponent I'd be building him."

Joshua will defend his IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO world titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev on December 12 in the UK.

Fury was scheduled to come back on December 5, but then postponed his stay-busy return until next year.

At the moment, he's dealing with a legal claim initiated by Deontay Wilder.

Fury stopped Wilder in seven rounds back in February, to capture the WBC world title.

Wilder exercised an immediate rematch clause - but Fury and his handlers believe that contractual option has expired.

Their planned trilogy fight was postponed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A mediation is now playing out, with Wilder attempting to enforce that rematch clause. He hopes to face Fury in the first quarter of 2021.

Provided Fury is able to overcome his legal situation, and Joshua wins his upcoming defense, the WBC would fully support a unification between the two.

"There's absolutely great hope from the world to see that undisputed fight. Tyson Fury is our champion, our pride. Anthony Joshua holds the other belts and he has been a tremendous asset to the sport. A gentleman, a great career,"WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman told Sky Sports.

"To see this showdown, Fury-Joshua, would be tremendous for everyone in the sport of boxing. We will absolutely support it."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Catch n shoot on 12-02-2020

So when Fury beats Joshua down for all the belts he should vacate every single one. Take some pics with em before announcement. Look how difficult it's been acquiring them just for someone to come in to fight for them.…

Comment by denium on 12-02-2020

[QUOTE=1hourRun;20922305][img]https://i.imgur.com/KHvQBg3.gif[/img] denium, I'll end up fading you after [MENTION=193726]petero[/MENTION] /Peter Fury finishes training me![/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1:

Comment by Mr Giggles on 12-02-2020

He said the same about Klitschko and I didn’t believe him, he said the same about wilder first time and again I didn’t believe him, he said it about wilder second time and again I didn’t believe him. And he…

Comment by VashDBasher on 12-02-2020

Fury beats AJ, but not as easily as he believes he will. After his loss to Ruiz, AJ showed that he can box and move around without gassing out. He still has the power to hurt Fury as well. This…

Comment by alexguiness on 12-02-2020

Fury is 100% correct. Apart from getting mauled by Ruiz, Joshua's hardest fight was Wlad where he had all sorts of problems until he found a Hail Mary and a gift stoppage. Wlad was beating him with movement and a…

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