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Fury calls Anthony Joshua "a disgrace to boxing"

July 24, 2018 5:00 pm

Former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury has labelled Anthony Joshua “a disgrace to boxing” for “avoiding” a title unification fight with American Deontay Wilder.

Joshua fights Russian Alexander Povetkin on September 22nd in his next bout after defeating Kiwi boxer Joseph Parker in April.
Beating Povetkin would then likely lay the path for Joshua to face Wilder, who has held the WBC title since 2015.

After criticising Joshua, Fury then playfully suggested he could potentially take on Wilder in the American’s backyard.

The 29-year-old recently returned to the ring with success last month after a 30-month absence for medical and personal issues, which included a two-year ban for doping and a huge weight gain, and he’s due to fight Italian Francesco Pianeta in August.

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