Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury met in individual for the primary time in a number of years as they got here face-to-face in Marbella on Saturday.
The heavyweight champions, who beforehand sparred again in 2010, shared a dialog in Puerto Banus because the ‘Gypsy King’ pulled his automobile over and spoke to AJ out of the window.
No video has but emerged of the dialogue, although Joshua rapidly posted the above image to his social media pages after the encounter.
He teased a possible bout between them by captioning it: “Sweeeeeeeeeeeet Caroline!! Ohhhh ohhh ohhhhh.”
Final weekend, whereas on the Opium Seashore Membership taking selfies with followers, AJ was filmed from a distance by a gaggle of Fury’s supporters who began chanting, ‘There’s just one Tyson Fury.’
He responded by laughing and jokingly sticking his center finger up at them.
Joshua and Fury at the moment reign as the 2 kings in boxing’s glamour division, with Anthony holding the WBA, IBF and WBO belts whereas Tyson has the WBC crown.
The 2 Brits have agreed monetary phrases to battle twice in 2021.
These phrases state that the primary bout can be a 50/50 purse cut up, whereas the rematch can be a 60/40 cut up in favour of whomever wins the primary.
It’s unknown the place and when the fights are going to occur, although the most probably venue appears the Center East.
The timings are laborious to nail down as each boxers will compete beforehand.
First, AJ should defend towards his IBF necessary challenger Kubrat Pulev – a contest being focused for November.
Then, Fury should face Deontay Wilder as soon as extra resulting from their contractual rematch clause – this trilogy bout is probably going for December.
In 2019, the pair confirmed they’d beforehand exchanged light-hearted trash discuss over FaceTime.
Video of this dialog emerged earlier this 12 months as a part of ITV’s documentary following Fury.
Within the clip, Joshua requested the ‘Gypsy King’: “When are we preventing?”
Fury laughed and replied: “When are we preventing? Behave your self.”
AJ continued: “It feels like 2021.”
Earlier than Fury concluded: “I solely known as you as much as say hi there.”