Anthony Joshua Makes Big Statement About Fighting Fury, Wilder After Losing All Belts To Usyk
- Anthony Joshua has stated that he is still interested in stepping into the ring with Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder
- The 31-year-old lost his WBA, IBF, and WBO belts to Oleksandr Usyk in their heavyweight contest in north London
- The British-born Nigerian fighter has now lost two fights in his professional career since his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr
AJ lost all his titles to Ukrainian fighter Oleksandr Usyk in a unanimous point decision at the 60,000 packed Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The British boxer was outclassed by Usyk in the entire fight as he suffered the second loss of his professional career.
What AJ said about Fury and Wilder
However, AJ has now stated that he will still box the Gypsy King and the Bronze Bomber without being the heavyweight champion.
After his loss to Usyk, Joshua said in a post-match conference:
"The road to undisputed and all that stuff, it's good.
"As I said, I'll fight Tyson Fury, Wilder, without the belts.
"That's the main thing - is you've got two competitive fighters in the ring from UK soil, that just want to go toe-to-toe."
Usyk stance on not knocking Johsua out in their fight
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Oleksandr Usyk has stated that he refused to knock Anthony Joshua out in their unification heavyweight clash due to the advice given to him by his trainers, Sky Sports.
The Ukrainian fight dominated the entire contest as he hurt Joshua in his left eye in the third round and almost knocked him out in the final round.
Usyk who became the third man to win heavyweight title coming from cruiserweight and light heavyweight divisions after Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis said after the fight.
Mount spotted watching AJ vs Usyk fight
The England midfielder got a knock in the Carabao Cup win against Aston Villa in midweek as was not available for the fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Mount and Rice were spotted during AJ's fight with all three judges giving the match in favour of Usyk.