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JoAnthony shua has three-right plan after Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk delay

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Anthony Joshua has a three-fight plan in mind after Tyson Fury’s undisputed bout against Oleksandr Usyk was postponed.

Joshua hopes that victories against Francis Ngannou and Filip Hrgovic will lead him to an undisputed world title fight of his own. He is set to fight former UFC champion Ngannou on March 8 in Saudi Arabia, following the delay of Fury and Usyk’s clash due to the former’s training injury.

The winner of Joshua vs Ngannou was promised a shot at the undisputed belts but that won’t happen until next year as Fury and Usyk have to fight twice. Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing boss, believes Joshua could get a chance to fight Fury if both Brits win their upcoming contests.

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Eddie Hearn told iFL TV: “The timing worked perfectly for AJ to stop Ngannou and for Fury to win. We appreciate there’s this fight and this rematch, but you know how things are going to go. Come on, you know how His Excellency moves. When the biggest fight in the history of the sport is in front of you to make I’m sure as hell find a way to keep everybody happy and make that fight but it’s irrelevant right now.

“We need that fight to happen and now that fight is happening two months after our fight. So it sounds more likely that if AJ if triumphant will fight Filip Hrgovic for a world title, which is fine and then we’ll fight the winner of Fury vs Usyk. AJ is just like ‘Sign me up to everything, I’m going to beat everyone.’

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Fury recently outlined his five-fight wishlist that included potential doubleheader against Joshua and Hearn admitted that he wants ‘The Gypsy King’ to stay in boxing for as long as possible. ”

Fury recently shared his wish list of five fights, including a potential doubleheader against Joshua. Hearn expressed his desire for ‘The Gypsy King’ to stay in boxing as long as possible. “I love to hear this. Boxing would be a worse or weaker place without Tyson Fury, keep him in the sport,” Hearn added.

“This is what I told you, he’s got the bit between his teeth. Good, I like seeing Tyson Fury like that. Good luck to him, he says two Usyk fights but I believe there’ll be one. I love it, music to my ears. Guess what, Hrgovic is going to knock Ngannou out and beat Hrgovic if that’s what he’s got to do. Then he’s going to knockout Tyson Fury.”

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