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Tyson Fury reveals Anthony Joshua fight talks are ON for Wembley showdown in shock twist

Tyson Fury reveals Anthony Joshua fight talks are ON for Wembley showdown in shock twist

Tyson Fury has claimed to be back in talks with Anthony Joshua over a heavyweight title fight between the Brits.

Boxing fans had been expecting news of a potential unification bout between the reigning WBC world champion and Oleksandr Usyk, who won his belts in a rematch against Joshua last year.

But unbeaten Fury, 34, has hit out at Usyk and turned his attention back to Joshua for a highly-anticipated fight that has been subject of talks on numerous occasions.

“A few days ago I sent a draft contract to Anthony Joshua for a fight in September at Wembley,” he posted to Instagram of Friday night.

“It’s a fight that everyone wants to see including myself. Come of AJ let’s give the world what they want to see.

“This time I’m not gonna make a million vids and keep putting pressure on. The ball is now on your side...”

Joshua, 33, told Standard Sport after his win over Jermaine Franklin in April that a fight with Fury appeared further away than ever.

Talks between the two parties collapsed late last year, leading to Joshua nearing a showdown with Deontay Wilder as part of a mega double-headline event featuring Usyk vs Fury in Saudi Arabia.

However, the prospect of the Ukrainian finally facing the ‘Gypsy King’ appears to once again be off the agenda.

“Usyk is a b*tch, I told you guys already,” Fury wrote on his Instagram Stories. “He ran away from April 29, made a million excuses.”