Tyson Fury believes Anthony Joshua could be his EASIEST future opponent because the pair look set to lastly meet in 2021.
‘The Gypsy King’ grew to become the WBC and Ring Journal heavyweight champion in February when he destroyed Deontay Wilder of their highly-anticipated rematch in Las Vegas.
Instantly, the eye turned to Joshua, who was set to defend his WBA, WBO and IBF world titles in opposition to obligatory challenger Kubrat Pulev in the summertime.
After all, the COVID-19 outbreak scuppered these plans and Joshua will lastly finish his 12-month absence on December 12 in opposition to Pulev.
Victory there’ll depart the Brits on a collision course for doubtlessly two fights in 2021, with followers hopefully allowed again.
Nonetheless, Fury doesn’t consider the magnitude of the event shall be justified as he advised the Wow Hydrate YouTube channel that ‘AJ’ is his ‘good opponent.’
“The best opponent I feel could be Anthony Joshua simply because he’s tailored for me,” Fury defined.
“If ever I may construct an ideal opponent I’d be constructing him.”
In his position of Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn shall be tasked with serving to assemble the primary undisputed world heavyweight title combat since Lennox Lewis fought Evander Holyfield in 1999.
Nonetheless, as he defined to talkSPORT 2, it’s by no means so simple as it appears and British followers might be those to endure.
He stated: “If you happen to go to a fighter and their groups and, pulling numbers out of the sky, say you might have £50m to combat within the UK or you might have £100m to do the combat within the Center East, it’s a really brief dialog.
“As a result of they perceive the dangers concerned. If you happen to ask Tyson and also you ask AJ, ‘the place would you like this combat to occur?’ – blimey, clearly within the UK!
“Two British heavyweight world champions and we’ll do the whole lot we will to make the combat right here, by the best way.
“However, we will’t ignore the opposite affords. I will surely prefer to see one of many two fights, as a result of it will be two fights, within the UK.
“And I do consider that’s what the fighters need as effectively. However even within the present surroundings, there was a lot of sizeable approaches from world wide to stage this combat – the largest combat in boxing.”