Anthony Joshua breaks silence on Tyson Fury's draw with Deontay Wilder

Anthony Joshua breaks silence on Tyson Fury's draw with Deontay Wilder

With Sunday's bout ending in a controversial draw, the boxing world has been quick to react to the fight, with talk of a rematch between Fury and Wilder starting to grow louder.

The British heavyweight, holder of three of the four world belts, has been accused by some fight fans of ducking the big match-ups, while rivals Wilder and Fury had a thrilling brawl in Los Angeles at the weekend.

The SHOWTIME presentation of the Wilder vs. Fury, a bout that has been hailed as “…the greatest night for boxing in the recent memory, ” by Yahoo! Overall, it was a great fight and a result sure to be discussed for some time to come.

Tyson Fury said on Monday WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will try to avoid a rematch with him "at all costs" after their epic draw in Los Angeles.

Joshua's promoter Hearn has maintained that Wilder is the No 1 choice of opponent for the unified champion's next scheduled title defence at Wembley Stadium on April 13.

"You'd think they'd want the rematch, they've said they do." said Warren of Wilder's camp, with next Spring the rumoured target.

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"Speaking to Good Morning Britain, he said: "(A rematch) would be fantastic but I get the feeling he's going to get his running shoes out. Sports, will be immediately followed by the premiere of ALL ACCESS: WILDER vs. FURY EPILOGUE.

Many saw Fury as the clear victor, even with Wilder scoring two knockdowns in the later round of the fight, the judges would be split across the board, with one scoring it 113-113 even, 115-111 for Wilder, and 112-114 for Fury. I'll give you a fair one when your ready.

"If it's something that people would like to see again we would absolutely love to do it".

If nothing else, both fighters dramatically raised their profile and proved that the heavyweight division is the glamour division of the sport.

Deontay Wilder doesn't know how Tyson Fury got up from the 12th round knockdown. That has always been the fight we want because he has the last belt.