Tyson Fury eyes return to the ring in July

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London Lions assistant manager Darren Yarlett meeting up with Joshua at Finchley Amateur Boxing Club
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07 May, 2017

Wilder is the current WBC heavyweight champion and a unification fight between him and Joshua seems like a natural one that can be made in the near future.

Following a troublesome childhood, Joshua's journey to stardom has drawn comparisons to Tyson, who endured hardships during his upbringing before becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history when he beat Trevor Berbick in 1986, aged 20.

IBF super-middleweight champion James DeGale feels Anthony Joshua has taken himself to a new level of stardom after his dramatic win over Wladimir Klitschko at the weekend.

"It's the heavyweights that make boxing big.

The sky is the limit for him, and for boxing", Tyson, 50, said.

In Tyson's own words, one fighter has seemingly altered what was a bleak landscape for boxing.

Joshua found an extra gear in the 11th round against the Ukrainian to win with a thrilling stoppage, in a fight watched by 90,000 at Wembley and that reportedly broke British pay-per-view records.

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'Hands behind my back, touching the top of my head, making a right mug of him.

Kubrat Pulev is the mandatory challenger for the IBF crown but a repeat showdown with 41-year-old Klitschko is a much more lucrative option. I love that he goes out there to hurt his opponent, too. And while the former "Baddest Man on the Planet" is a keen follower of the UFC - noting bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt as one of his favourite fighters to watch - he believes the balance of power is tipping back in boxing's favour.

Following last weekends firefight, Mike Tyson claims Joshua has changed the sport of boxing and is set to reignite the storied division. You're going to be financially challenged, scholastically challenged.

"As for Vladimir, I've got the ultimate respect for him in and out of the ring and, if he wants a rematch, I'd have no problem fighting him again", Joshua said.

The 28-year-old hasn't boxed since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and is now without a boxing licence, but he has been training in Spain in an attempt to get back into the ring. I am not hearing, 'Let's see Fury v (Deontay) Wilder or Wilder v (Joshua) Parker.' It's always, 'We want AJ versus Wilder, Fury and Parker'.

"For my next fight China more likely than the United States".

"He was an amateur back then but I could see a twinkle in his eyes and he looked great".


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