– Anthony Joshua is billed to take on Tyson Fury in an undisputed heavyweight contest
– The pair are billed to earn a minimum of £100million each in the first clash of a two-bout deal
– Joshua has warned that he is just going there to win, saying his job is for uncivilised people
British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua has stylishly warned Tyson Fury ahead of their much publicised heavyweight mega-fight slated for later this year.
Boxing fans across the globe are expecting a date for the tantalising clash to be fixed, but politics within the sport has threatened to prevent the bout.
The pair are billed to earn a minimum of £100million each in the first clash of a two-bout deal and now both camps are pushing for the fight to materialise.
And as negotiations over the deal continue, Joshua has hinted about what it takes to become an elite boxer.
He said via Daily Mail:
“In this life, 99 per cent of the population are civilised people – the job I’ve chosen is for the uncivilised,’ he told his YouTube channel.
“No matter what the tactics are, no matter how much you study, no matter how much you think you can beat me, I’m just there to win. That’s the fighter’s mentality – some people may not understand it.
“This is a sport of combat and war. We’re not civilised people, we’re warriors, and I love it.”
Meanwhile, reigning WBC champion Tyson Fury is not interested in fighting Deontay Wilder for the third straight time.
The 32-year-old maintained his unbeaten run after demolishing his American opposition in the seventh round of their clash in February 2020.
After his defeat, the 35-year-old triggered the trilogy release clause in their contract in a bid to reclaim his belt.
The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has forced them to postpone the bout on several occasions and Fury has made it clear that the clause had expired.
Boxing promoter Bob Arum cautions that Fury has no interest in facing Wilder regardless of what’s decided by the mediator.
The reigning WBC champion was said to have been highly disappointed with Wilder’s allegations after losing the belt about a year ago.
However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Anthony Joshua may be knocking out opponents as the heavyweight but the British-born Nigerian boxer surely has a soft spot for women.
The 31-year-old who is a close friend to his mother revealed that any man who maltreats a woman will never experience peace in their lives.
The IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO heavyweight made a post on his Instagram handle backing women for their relentless efforts in keeping the family.