Joshua was comfortably outboxed in front of over 63,000 fans at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium last month, losing his heavyweight titles to the unbeaten Usyk in his hometown.
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The long-running competitive feud between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder might not be over just yet after his manager suggested a fourth fight may be on the cards in the future.
The two heavyweights went toe-to-toe in an incredible bout in Las Vegas as Fury survived two knockdowns in the fourth round to finally KO his American opponent with a brutal series of punches in the 11th round.
Wilder slumped to the canvas for the third and final time in the 11th round of Saturday’s WBC Heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas, failing to get back up and was taken to hospital after.
The self-proclaimed Gypsy King twice climbed off the canvas to see off his bitter rival once and for all.
Wilder and Fury fought to a controversial split draw in December 2018, before the Briton stopped Wilder in the seventh round of their rematch 14 months later.
Fury’s brilliant win over Deontay Wilder in their trilogy fight extended his WBC championship reign, a fortnight after Usyk won the IBF, WBA and WBO belts from Anthony Joshua.
Wilder suffered a second successive defeat to Tyson Fury at the weekend, the WBC heavyweight champion eventually knocking the American out in the 11th round of an all-time classic in Las Vegas.
John Fury said Tyson is targeting Usyk after knocking out Deontay Wilder in 11 rounds because he wants back his old WBA, IBF and WBO belts to become undisputed champion.
The former heavyweight world champion was taken to hospital following the gruelling and brutal trilogy bout.
In their trilogy fight, The Gypsy King was dropped twice in a breath-taking fourth round, but again rose to his feet to claim the victory
The Manchester heavyweight defends his WBO title this weekend in a trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder, as the pair bring a long-lasting feud to an end.
The unbeaten British champion has taunted and tweaked Wilder throughout the buildup to their climactic showdown.
The undefeated Fury (30-0-1), who battled Wilder (42-1-1) to a draw in 2018 before taking the belt from the American 20 months ago, was the aggressor in Wednesday’s news conference, repeatedly berating the former champion.
The pair meet in Las Vegas this weekend to complete their trilogy, with Fury defending his WBC belt after claiming it off his opponent last year.
The Briton first fought the 35-year-old in 2018, when their clash ended in a controversial draw, but took the WBC title from him in a rematch in February 2020 with a seventh-round stoppage.
The British world heavyweight champion flew to Las Vegas on September 18 in order to further his preparations ahead of his fight against Wilder.
The British star lost his IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO titles to Usyk last Saturday via unanimous decision.
The pair will square off at Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London on Saturday night, with the Brit hoping to consolidate his status as unified heavyweight champion to set up an undisputed fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder.
Fury defends his WBC belt against Wilder on October 9, which could finally set up an undisputed world title showdown against Joshua.