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Anthony Joshua says he'll be 'ready in December' for Tyson Fury's British heavyweight bout | Boxing News

Anthony Joshua says he’s ready to fight Tyson Fury “in December” after the WBC champion suggested a ‘Battle of Britain’ heavyweight showdown.

Talks have begun in the undisputed heavyweight championship fight between WBC title-list Fury and Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, who defeated Joshua last month to defend his unified belt for the WBO, WBA and IBF. rice field.

However, it became clear that Usyk would not be able to box again this year. Fury looks for an opponent. He hopes it will be former champion Joshua next.

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Tyson Fury said Oleksandr Usyk doesn’t want to fight him this year, and then said he’s about to announce a fight next week. Photo courtesy of WWE.

Fury said, “You may have heard that I will be fighting in the next few months.

“I think we need to do this just in case before announcing the opponent.

“Anthony Joshua, I know you just lost your fight to Usyk and you don’t have a fight right now. We will win the championship in the next few months,” he said in a speech to Joshua.

Ahead of his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk, Anthony Joshua joked that whenever he predicts Tyson Fury will lose a match, he will end up winning!
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Tyson Fury called out Anthony Joshua while waiting for Oleksandr Usyk

“You’re about to finish a 12-round fight, so you’re match-fit and ready. I’m giving you months’ notice.”

“If you’re interested, I’ll send you a date and I’ll get back to you. Britain’s battle for the WBC Heavyweight World Championship.

“Let me know if you’re interested. If not, I’ll pick another opponent.”

Fury later repeated the offer to Joshua on Twitter on Monday night, claiming he had arranged both the “date and venue.”

Joshua replied later that night, instructing Fury to discuss the deal with his management.

“Yes, calm down,” Joshua posted.

“It will be ready in December.”

Warren: Written offer will be sent out on Tuesday

Fury’s promoter Frank Warren revealed Tuesday that he will send an offer to Joshua’s agent.

“We are sending them a written offer today,” Warren said. talk sports.

“My son George spoke with Eddie Hahn yesterday.

“We are the ones AJ approached to give world champion Tyson a golden opportunity to return to the top level.

“He’s willing to defend himself, so I’m going to send him an offer today. After that, they’ll have to look at it and decide whether to grab this with both hands.

“I think the terms we are proposing are very fair.”

While many of the details of the potential showdown are up in the air, Warren added:

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