PROMOTER Frank Warren has named the 2 heavyweights Anthony Joshua ought to combat earlier than he is able to tackle Tyson Fury.
The 32-year-old Brit was crushed by Oleksandr Usyk for a second time on the weekend because the Ukrainian clinched a cut up resolution victory in Saudi Arabia.
The end result leaves Fury and Usyk on a collision course in the direction of an undisputed title combat, with AJ set to return in a non-title bout on the finish of the yr.
Will probably be the primary time since 2015 that Joshua shouldn’t be competing for the world heavyweight championship, and the identification of his subsequent opponent stays up within the air.
However Warren, who promotes Fury, feels two males he represents can be the right take a look at within the type of Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce.
Chatting with talkSPORT, the 70-year-old was requested if Fury-Joshua may nonetheless occur, to which he mentioned: “That’s one thing Tyson has to resolve if he needs to do this.
“He [Joshua] has to earn redemption. He’s coming off two losses, two vital losses.
“For me, if he needs to get redemption he has to combat a Daniel Dubois or a Joe Joyce.”
Dubois captured the WBA common title final trip with a commanding KO win over Trevor Bryant within the US.
In the meantime, Joyce is the obligatory challenger for Usyk’s WBO strap, however is placing that place on the road in opposition to Joseph Parker on September 24.
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Joyce and Dubois fought one another again in 2020, with the previous getting the higher of his fellow countryman.
The Olympic silver medallist stopped Dubois within the tenth spherical after inflicting a nasty eye harm on the younger heavyweight together with his excellent jab.
Dubois doesn’t presently have a combat lined up, however is being linked with a conflict in opposition to Dillian Whyte.