Fury offers Joshua WBC title fight after Usyk defeat

Fury offers Joshua WBC title fight after Usyk defeat

Reigning WBC Heavyweight and Lineal world champion, Tyson Fury, has called out fellow British boxer Anthony Joshua challenging him to fight him.

Fury made the call on his verified social media handle on Monday, after reigning WBO, WBA and IBF champion, Oleksandr Usyk, rejected his challenge.

Usyk and Fury were slated for a potential unification bout but the Ukrainian said he has no intention to fight this year again as he just defeated Anthony Joshua.

The Gypsy King who is mandated to defend his WBC Heavyweight belt this year has decided to offer the opportunity to Anthony Joshua.

"I think you've all heard that I'm going to be fighting soon within the next few months, I think that before I announce an opponent that I need to do this just in case," Fury said in the video.

"Anthony Joshua, I know you've just lost a fight to Usyk and you're bout-less at the moment, and I'd like to give you an opportunity to fight me for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world and the lineal championship in the next few months," he said in a public address to Joshua.

"You're coming off a 12-round fight, so you're match fit, you're ready. I'm giving you a few months' notice," Fury said to counter any potential excuse from Joshua.

The Gypsy King rounded up with a call to action, "If you're interested I'll send you the date over and we can rumble. A battle of Britain for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world. Let me know if you're interested, if not I will select another opponent."

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