TYSON FURY has blasted Anthony Joshua for pondering he may achieve any period of the heavyweight division.
The WBA, WBO, and IBF champion took to social media where he made the bold claim as he uploaded two photos of his ripped physique.
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury tore into Anthony Joshua on TwitterCredit score: Richard Pelham
Joshua, 31, captioned the photographs: “An incredible modern-day fighter will be capable of compete in any period.”
And Fury was fast to answer on the put up as he referenced his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in 2019.
The 32-year-old said: “An incredible? My a***! You bought ktfo by a chubby child who had 3 weeks discover.
“You’re a (sic) nice at wanting good on pics I have to say whit whooo…..xxx.”
Earlier than following up by tweeting: “That you just out the window then chump!”
Boxing followers additionally shared the identical view because the unbeaten WBC champion, as one consumer instructed Joshua: “It’s a must to show your self as an important modern-day fighter first.”
One other messaged: “You’d actually compete, however you’d lose to Ali, Holmes, Frazier, Foreman, Tyson, Lewis, Holyfield, Bowe…”
A 3rd added: “The good Ali would knock you out with out breaking a sweat calm it.”
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Although some have been fast to defend AJ in opposition to the two-time Ring champion, as one stated: “Fury is not match to lace Joshua’s boots tbh.”
In the meantime one remarked: “Coming from the man whose fought solely two prime fighters
One other quipped: “Are you able to two cease flirting and announce a date please.”
Each males agreed to a two-fight deal last summer with a 50-50 break up for the primary bout and a 60-40 break up going to the winner for the rematch.
Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn revealed final month that the two are close to agreeing a match-up in May or June with talks ‘progressing rather well’.
Although in a blow for boxing supporters, Hearn believes that the eagerly-awaited contest is likely to take place outside of the UK due to the latest coronavirus lockdown.