‘I’m looking at Tyson Fury like I’m going to walk though him as well’: Anthony Joshua vows to defeat the Gypsy King in Battle of Britain – but admits he’s ‘thinking like the underdog’ ahead of potential huge showdown
- Anthony Joshua cautiously outpointed Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim his world titles
- Tyson Fury annihilated Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas to take the WBC crown
- The British rivals are set to finally clash in the future after facing other opponents
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Anthony Joshua believes ‘he will walk through’ British rival Tyson Fury and silence all of his doubters.
The 30-year-old cautiously outpointed Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the WBA, IBF and WBO world titles in December.
The Gypsy King annihilated Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas three months later to take the WBC crown and the British rivals are set for a dream showdown when the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted.
Anthony Joshua insists he will walk through Tyson Fury for all of the heavyweight world titles
Joshua and Fury are first scheduled to face Kubrat Pulev and Wilder respectively.
But Joshua told DAZN: ‘I’m working towards beating Tyson Fury, whether the bookmakers, believers or doubters want to be with me or not, I have to believe it. I am working towards beating Tyson Fury.
‘In a way, it is overlooking Pulev but I’ve got to look through Pulev because I am going to walk through Pulev, that’s the mindset.
‘When it comes to Pulev, he isn’t on my level. I’m walking through him.
Joshua and Tyson Fury are set to meet in a lucrative decider after the coronavirus lockdown
‘I want the boys at the top and I’m working through them all, that’s the mindset we have to have as fighters. So I’m looking at Tyson Fury like I’m going to walk through him as well.’
Bookies have Fury as the slight favourite to win the potential Battle of Britain.
Joshua added: ‘When Tyson Fury is ready, I will not turn down that fight.
‘I’m looking at the wider picture, I am thinking like the challenger and the underdog.
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