Rio Ferdinand is pleading with Tyson Fury to fight Anthony Joshua at Old Trafford, pleading with him to ‘please get it done.’
RIO FERDINAND has pushed Tyson Fury, the ‘inspirational’ heavyweight champion, to fight Anthony Joshua.
And the former Manchester United defender wants the two British boxers to fight at Old Trafford in a massive clash.
On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Fury’s spectacular knockout victory over Deontay Wilder cemented his standing as the heavyweight division’s king.
“That fight for me goes down as one of the best ever,” Ferdinand said on the Vibe with FIVE YouTube channel. It was unbelievable. He is struck down, rises, and then knocks him out.
“Fury is one of our generation’s greatest athletes. He’s a motivational speaker.
“At Old Trafford, I want Tyson Fury to fight Anthony Joshua. Get it done, Tyson! Please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please The Gypsy King and AJ were about to square off in a major British brawl.
However, the bout was canceled when Wilder moved through the courts to secure a third fight.
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After Joshua was defeated by Oleksandr Usyk in September, hopes of a heavyweight unification bout between the two stars faded.
United legend Ferdinand, on the other hand, feels Fury and Joshua can still fight in a super fight.
And the football analyst believes the Theatre of Dreams is the ideal location for a sell-out heavyweight bout.
After his epic trilogy against Wilder, Fury has hinted that he may retire from boxing.