Eddie hearn assured that Anthony Joshua is willing to rise against Deontay Wilder to the ring if the American is the winner of his fight against Tyson fury October 9th.
“Whoever has the belt. It’s never been about Wilder, it’s never been about Fury” said Hearn to the DAZN Boxing Show. “It’s really just about being indisputable in this.”
The president of Matchroom assured that the only objective he has had AJ is to be undisputed champion and it really is indifferent who has the belt.
However, take it easy, since in less than a month Joshua will face a tough challenge against the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk.
“Whoever wins that fight is the next goal, we have that more than clear,” he said. Hearn. “But for now it is ahead Usyk on September 25 and it will be anything but simple for AJ “
Joshua and Fury they were going to fight a historic fight to unify the heavyweights in August of this year, but the decision of a judge in USA forced Fury to make a defense against Wilder and changed all plans to see the two Brits above the ring.
It was even revealed that Saudi Arabia it would be the headquarters and that both would have signed a hypothetical revenge to open a new door to whoever was defeated.
However, this was left behind and, just like Fury, Joshua was edged to make a mandatory defense to stay in power of their belts.
On the other hand, Eddie hearn expressed in recent months his doubts about the fight between Fury and Wilder, coming to doubt that Tyson caught the coronavirus, which forced organizers to postpone the fight.
“I have a strange feeling that that fight will not happen on October 9, but I really hope it does,” he said. “In the meantime AJ has to take care of yours with UsykIt will be a very tough fight ”.
Anthony Joshua and Tyson fury They will fight in the near future, so an eventual victory of both could facilitate that the unification is finally made in the first quarter of 2022.