World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “ has to happen in 2020 ”.
Joshua reclaimed his IBF , WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia
last week Saturday.
WBC champion Deontay Wilder is scheduled for a rematch with Britain ’ s Tyson Fury on 22 February.
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“ I feel like it ’ s ‘ Lord of the Rings ’ , the last ring , let ’ s get it on , let ’ s make history , ” said Joshua ,
“ It has to happen in 2020 , we ’ re in the same division, same era, if these guys want to make history , especially Wilder because he has the last belt.
“ We created history by becoming a two- time champion of the world and I feel like we can add to that legacy in 2020 . ”
By defeating Ruiz , Joshua joined a small cluster of men including Muhammad Ali , Lennox Lewis , Evander Holyfield , Mike Tyson and Floyd Patterson to have reclaimed the world heavyweight title .