Joshua vs Fury. A heavyweight title fight that has been the word on every boxing fan’s lips in the UK. Anthony Joshua won by ninth-round knockout against Kubrat Pulev last weekend, adding further fuel to the fire of a potential world title fight against fellow Brit Tyson Fury.
Joshua vs Fury has been talked of for a while, but it appears a matter of time before the pair face off against each other.
This would be one of the biggest sporting events of the year and one of the biggest UK sporting events of the 21st century.
How often have we seen two fighters from the same country both hold heavyweight titles?
Tyson Fury is the current WBC titleholder whereas Joshua holds the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.
The Effect Of Joshua Vs Fury On The UK
After the year 2020 has been, this exactly the sporting event the UK needs.
In a year that would include the rearranged Tokyo Olympics and European Championships, this would be another great addition to 2021.
This would be a fight that would also divide the nation, with some UK fans wanting Joshua to win and some fans wanting Fury to win.
Joshua is seen as the British poster boy, whereas Fury is the self-proclaimed ‘People’s Champion’.
Joshua Vs Fury: Their Careers So Far
Anthony Joshua’s career record currently stands at 24 wins and 1 loss, with 22 of those 24 by knockout. He rose to fame by winning Olympic gold in the 2012 London Olympics.
Tyson Fury’s career record stands at 30 wins, one draw and no losses, with 21 knockouts. He has managed to overcome personal issues and his last fight was in February, when he knocked out Deontay Wilder.
Tyson Fury has recently started the trash talk. Joshua is not someone known for being massively involved in talking matches. This however, may change nearer the time of the fight.
Where Will The Fight Be Held?
It is hard to see the fight being anywhere other than the UK.
Wembley Stadium is the likely arena for such a fight. There would be an incredible atmosphere in the stadium as fans get to see two fighters at the peak of their powers fighting for the heavyweight belts.
Glastonbury festival is notorious for being difficult to buy tickets for. We would see Joshua vs Fury sold out in seconds. British boxing fans have been waiting for this for some time and this will be as good as it gets.
Joshua vs Fury is going to be a fight that unites the nation. It would not be a shock if this will be the biggest watched sporting event of the year in the United Kingdom.
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