Tyson Fury has admitted that he will not want to rush into fighting Oleksandr Usyk because he fears fighting him could spoil his plans for a world heavyweight title unification which is going to be between him and Anthony Joshua later this year.
Tyson Fury Not Sure of Anthony Joshua will Lose his Fight
Tyson Fury and Nigerian British boxer Anthony Joshua face Deontay Wilder and Usyk, respectively They will need to make it past the two feared heavyweights to set up the big money showdown. The boxer speaking ahead of his fight with Wilder, on the 24th of July, said that he was concerned that Joshua might not make it past Usyk in their London fight this September.
In an interview with the Fury said: “Usyk is a southpaw, clever, technically very good.” “He’s smaller as a former cruiserweight champion but he handled Derek Chisora, who is physically tougher than Joshua.” He also said he ery confident of beating Wilder but he is not sure if Anthony Joshua will loss his own fight.
Anthony Joshua and Fury agreed 14th of August to fight in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. But despite a contract signed on all sides, arbitration brought by Wilder ruled that Fury must face the American boxer first before thinking of taking any other fights.