Why Anthony Joshua Should Not Fight Against Tyson Fury, Holyfield Reveals


Boxing legend Evander Holyfield has warned Anthony Joshua against fighting with Tyson Fury.

The Nigerian-British boxer is said to be preparing for a bout against Fury in coming weeks after defeating Ukraine heavyweight, Wladmir Klitshcko.

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However, Holyfield believes a fight with Tyson Fury will not be good for the image of Anthony Joshua, advising the 27-year-old to concentrate on a serious bout instead.

Joshua has not announced the fight officially but Holyfied advises him to chose a better boxer to fight against.

Holyfield told The Sun: “Joshua has to think about his image.

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“He doesn’t need to be against someone like Fury who jokes a lot and is seen in a different light.

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“Joshua has talked about becoming the first billionaire fighter and if he is serious then he will need the big-name fights.

“And Fury really isn’t one of those for Joshua.”

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