Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder fight ‘has to happen in 2020’


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Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder warfare ‘has to happen in 2020’ – Anthony Joshua

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a warfare with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.

Britain’s Joshuareclaimedhis IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

WBC champion Deontay Wilder is scheduled for a rematch with Britain’s Tyson Fury on 22 February.

“I have faith admire it be ‘Lord of the Rings’, the last ring, let’s gain it on, let’s arrangement historical past,” said Joshua, 30.

Speaking on the Zoe Ball Breakfast Existing on BBC Radio 2, he added: “It has to happen in 2020, we’re in the same division, same period, if these guys desire to arrangement historical past, especially Wilder this potential that of he has the last belt.

“We created historical past by turning real into a two-time champion of the enviornment and I have faith admire we are able to add to that legacy in 2020.”

By defeating Ruiz, Joshua joined a diminutive cluster of males at the side of Muhammad Ali, Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson and Floyd Patterson to hold reclaimed the enviornment heavyweight title.

Joshua says he’ll warfare either the WBO’s predominant challenger – for the time being Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk – or the man in the same place with the IBF, Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev subsequent.

“If I manufacture now not warfare those guys I will must stop my belt and I would barely warfare to defend them,” he added.

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