Anthony Joshua is adamant Tyson Fury and his workforce are in charge for his or her undisputed heavyweight world title conflict falling aside.
Nevertheless, the Olympic champion is adamant the combat can nonetheless be made later this yr after each males take care of their respective opponents.
A US arbitrator dominated Fury needed to combat Deontay Wilder for a 3rd time to honour the contract he signed earlier than their rematch in February 2020.
It successfully scrapped the all-British conflict between Fury and Joshua on the last hurdle, with an occasion booked in for August 14 in Saudi Arabia.
Fury will as a substitute combat Wilder on July 24 in Las Vegas, whereas Joshua must take care of WBO necessary challenger Oleksandr Usyk, with the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in September rising as a probable venue and date.
But ‘AJ’ maintains a combat with Fury continues to be very a lot alive and will even happen earlier than the tip of the yr.
Joshua informed Sky Sports activities Information about Fury: “Sadly his workforce let the entire boxing world down.”
He stated about combating Fury sooner or later: “I’ll nonetheless be right here, nonetheless able to placed on a present. Finish of the yr. Let me get previous Usyk first. However with or with out Usyk in my life, I’ll combat Fury.
“Usyk isn’t the be-all and end-all.
“Usyk doesn’t decide the Fury combat. The Fury combat has to occur. It’s a giant combat, larger than boxing, larger than the belts.
“It would occur. After the Usyk combat, after I defend my belts.
“The combat will likely be larger, higher than what it will have been.”