Joshua Not Interested In Fighting Tyson


Anthony Joshua says he is not interested in facing boxing legend Mike Tyson on his return to the ring, reports

Tyson, 53, is reportedly willing to fight again in exhibition and charity bouts.

WBC champion Tyson Fury and UFC great Tito Ortiz have been offered bouts against Tyson.

Joshua is however not keen on the fight as he believes no fan would want to see the current heavweight champion prevail.

“With all due respect, I wouldn’t [fight Tyson],” he told The Sun.

“Even if I fought Iron Mike and beat him, I think I’d be the only one cheering. People would boo. He is a legend. He is the greatest boxer of the modern era.

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“There are only two recognised champions the world knows of, [Muhammad] Ali and Mike Tyson, the most recognised faces in the world when it comes to boxing.”


Source: Complete Sports