David Haye has weighed in on a potential UK clash between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua – and says he believes AJ’s physical attributes give him more chances than people think.
Talking to SunHaye stopped short of picking Joshua to beat WBC world champion Fury, despite claiming he believes the Watford man has the best chance of anyone in the weight class to dethrone ‘The’ Gypsy King’.
“If anyone has the physical tools to defeat Fury, the #1 monster at heavyweight, it’s AJ.
Years ago, Fury and Joshua fought each other and AJ did better than him.
If AJ can counter the strong, agile and aggressive Fury then he has a chance to surprise everyone.
The world will have him as the underdog but for the first time the pressure will be completely off him and it’s all on Fury. “
‘The Hayemaker’ is not as trusted by many as many in Tyson Fury in recent years, facing him in all three bouts with Deontay Wilder as well as his bout with Dillian Whyte at Wembley earlier this year .
Fury and Haye were indeed scheduled to share a one-time ring, however their proposed 2013 match was canceled due to Haye – a favorite bookmaker at the time. – injured.
Regarding the prospect of a generational war between Fury and Joshua, there is a feeling that negotiations between both sides are progressing well. Fury promoter Frank Warren confirmed last week that he has submitted a temporary contract to AJ’s teamwho agreed to December 3rd date given by Fury, as well as a 60/40 split in favor of the champion.