AJ shuns Fury ' circus' yet wants ' pot of gold'

Joshua vs Pulev is on Dec 12, live on Sky Sports Package Office

By Richard Damerell

Last Up-to-date: 16/10/20 9: 35pm

Anthony Joshua completely focused on Kubrat Pulev despite look at Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua is ignoring the particular Tyson Fury ‘circus’ but confesses a ‘pot of gold’ battle with his British rival lies forward, if he defeats Kubrat Pulev.

Britain’s unified globe heavyweight champion has announced his next name defence against IBF mandatory opposition Pulev at The T-MOBILE on December 12, live on Sky Sports Box Workplace.

Fury is definitely seeking a new opponent for an anticipated homecoming fight after talks broke down for a 3rd fight with Deontay Wilder and Joshua is paying simply no attention to the current speculation, despite on-going talks for an undisputed world name fight against the WBC champion.

“The situation with your pet and Wilder, now he’s upward in the air, what he’s doing, inch Joshua told Atmosphere Sports News .

“It’s just a bit of a circus going on. If it’s solidified, you’ll hear it through me. Until then, I’m certainly not into the whole circus act plus trying to promote my name away his back and him doing the exact same.

“I’m keen in order to fight him for sure, he’s the competitor in my division. A good one too. It will give me a chance to showcase exactly what I’m about as well. ”

Joshua regained his WBA, IBF and WBO belts within a rematch win over Andy Ruiz Junior in December, only six months after their shock first professional defeat within New York, and he is fully conscious of the threat posed by Pulev.

“I had the little slip-up last year, ” he or she said. “We’ve brushed it away and we’ve got the belts as well as now I’m going to go out there and obtain back on the gravy train plus fight the likes of Fury 100 %.

“But without obtaining past Kubrat Pulev, who is a significant competitor and challenger, there usually are no talks of Tyson Rage and stuff like that.

“It’s a tough game I’m within, because as I said it’s the pot associated with gold at the end of rainbow, but before that will I’ve got to navigate my method through and Pulev is a huge old heavyweight standing in the way of this pot of gold.

“I’m still very hungry plus disciplined, so I want to steamroll by means of him. That’s the fighter’s talk being released. With that being said, it takes a lot of training in a fitness center and that is what training camp is all about. ”