Here's What Anthony Joshua Said To Klitschko Minutes Before Knocking Him Out

Beth Cruz
May 4, 2017

"I like to entertain and if that's a fight that will bring entertainment to the sport again, then I would love to be involved", added Joshua, nicknamed "AJ".

So much so, that even though Anthony Joshua is desperate to take him on inside the ring, a match that would draw attention to it like filings to a magnet, promoter Eddie Hearn believes that Fury's out-of-sorts physical state would hinder any potential comeback in the foreseeable future.

Tyson Fury has made it abundantly clear that he is eager to return to the ring and face countryman Anthony Joshua, even claiming that he is ready to forego a tune-up fight despite nearly 18 months out of action.

The 27-year-old had to pick himself up off the canvas in order to defeat a game Wladimir Klitschko, who betrayed the 14-year age gap to push Joshua to his very limits. That's what I said to Klitschko: for me this was not a defining fight. The Joshua vs. Klitschko fight already broke British pay-per-view records, and Fury's return will likely do the same.

As Saturday night comes to a crescendo the video shows the 90,000 fans flocking into Wembley and anticipation building as the big fight approaches.

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight boxing match
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There is one man who wants nothing more than to step back into the ring to face the current world heavyweight champion and put him in his place. "It is the only one the world wants to see and I am here, I am the lineal champion, I am still number one in the world and everybody knows that".

"We all saw (his career) had a life and death situation against Klitschko, but Klitschko couldn't land a glove on me".

Luis Ortiz was named the mandatory challenger for the victor of Joshua v Klitschko and there is little doubt that he will be a testing opponent. He is just a pumped-up weightlifter but [Klitschko] couldn't land one of those of those hooks on me, at all.

He told TalkSPORT: "We are desperate for that fight because AJ thinks he wins comfortably, it is a great fight and it is the biggest fight out there". I will play with you.

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