“Wilder isn’t the best of boxers but he has a right hand – if you can avoid that, you have the beating of him”
By Adam Smith & James Dielhenn
Last Updated: 25 / / 9: 25 pm
‘Pressure on AJ to deliver a KO!’
Anthony Joshua has backed Tyson Fury to defeat Deontay Wilder, insisting his fellow Brit can “hurt or out-box” the American.
Fury will challenge Wilder for the WBC heavyweight championship on February in Las Vegas, before Joshua is expected to defend the IBF , WBA and WBO titles against Kubrat Pulev with the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as the likeliest venue.
Asked about his rivals’ rematch, Joshua exclusively told Sky Sports : “Wilder coming through is better because [a fight with me] is what people have been eagerly anticipating.