Tyson Fury will not be on Anthony Joshua’s thoughts ‘proper now’ as world champion gears up for tough check in opposition to Oleksandr Usyk
ANTHONY JOSHUA has put his failed showdown with Tyson Fury to the again of his thoughts as he gears up for his conflict with Oleksandr Usyk, in accordance with his physio Rob Madden.
AJ was resulting from face his fellow Brit in a multi-million-pound undisputed heavyweight title bout this weekend earlier than Fury was ordered to have a trilogy struggle with Deontay Wilder.
Anthony Joshua will face Oleksandr Usyk on September 25Credit: MATCHROOM BOXING
And AJ has put his failed struggle with Tyson Fury to the again of his mindCredit: Getty
Joshua is now getting ready for a September defence of his unified titles in opposition to the undefeated Usyk and is targeted solely on turning into the primary man to defeat to former undisputed cruiserweight champ.
Madden instructed The Every day Mail: “I’m not going to lie, it was disappointing for everybody. I used to be disillusioned, clearly AJ very a lot so.
‘He was prepared, he wished it, we had been planning for it. However that is boxing, it’s stuffed with politics.
“Fury’s not on our minds proper now; he can do what he is doing and we’ll be prepared when he’s.
“However Usyk is a tricky opponent who calls for respect – which he has from AJ and the crew.
“And having that focus is essential, as a result of Usyk will not be a no person. If you understand boxing, you understand Usyk is a really, very gifted fighter.”
Fury’s not on our minds proper now
Anthony Joshua’s physio, Rob Madden
Joshua, 31, launched a blistering assault on Fury after the collapse of their long-awaited Battle of Britain, tweeting: “@Tyson_Fury the world now sees you for the fraud you might be. You’ve let boxing down!
“You lied to the followers and led them on. Used my title for clout not a struggle.
“Deliver me any championship fighter who can deal with their enterprise appropriately.”
However the unified champ is now relishing the chance handy fellow Olympic gold medallist Usyk his first skilled loss.
He stated: “The date is ready and we’re totally locked in.
“September 25, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, I put all of it on the road once more and it’s time to defend my crown.
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“We’re two Olympic gold medallists who’ve fought our approach to the highest and by no means prevented challenges.
“The stadium is phenomenal, the environment might be electrical, I’m honoured to be the primary particular person to struggle in such an awe-inspiring venue.
“The stage is ready and I’m able to deal with enterprise.”
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