Anthony Joshua has been warned to not slip up in opposition to Oleksandr Usyk like he did with Andy Ruiz Jr.
Tommy Fury, talking completely to talkSPORT, has informed AJ to ‘maintain his enterprise’ by defeating challenger Usyk with the intention to seal a struggle together with his brother Tyson.
His warning comes after a deal for Joshua and Fury to struggle spectacularly collapsed because the latter was pressured right into a trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder following an arbitration case.
Fury introduced final week he would tackle Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14 however hours later a listening to upheld Deontay Wilder’s declare that he was contractually owed a 3rd struggle with the WBC champion.
Talking concerning the hotly-anticipated struggle, Tommy stated: “Tyson’s mindset and his workforce’s mindset is he doesn’t care. He’s the most effective fighter on the planet. It doesn’t matter if he’s combating Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder.
“That AJ struggle goes to return. He’s going to knock Wilder out this time and he’s going to want he’d by no means picked up the cellphone to struggle.
“It’s what it’s, he’s within the mindset now, he’s completely untouchable, there’s nobody beating Tyson however himself, that’s simply the underside line.
“He’s not bothered about who he fights. You’re going to see the most effective Tyson Fury.
“It shocked all of us because it was all accomplished and cemented. Everybody working with Tyson and the opposite aspect of it was all confirmed after which immediately there was a slip up and he’s combating Wilder.
“That simply reveals the craziness of boxing. When one thing’s nailed on it’s probably not nailed on.
“You by no means know what’s going to occur. I’m certain it’s going to be an awesome struggle once more and hopefully we will see the Joshua struggle earlier than the top of the 12 months and if not possibly subsequent 12 months.
“I believe it can nonetheless occur because it’s too huge of a struggle to not occur. This is among the largest fights ever.”
It’s hoped that when the 2 British heavyweights ultimately meet, all 4 belts will probably be on the road to crown an undisputed heavyweight champion of the world for the primary time since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
Nonetheless, Joshua should retain the WBA, WBO and IBF belts by beating Usyk, and the identical for Fury together with his WBC title in opposition to Wilder.
AJ famously misplaced his titles in a shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in June 2019, earlier than successful them again later that 12 months.
Tommy Fury added: “You possibly can’t let that go by. Each males aren’t historic. It’s not like they’re 35 or 36, each are within the prime of their lives whether or not it’s going to be this 12 months or subsequent it doesn’t actually matter.
“Each males simply need to safe it from their sides. I do know Tyson goes to safe it, so it’s actually on AJ to not mess up like he did earlier than.
“He’s bought to maintain his enterprise.”