Eddie Hearn sure likes to give us a treat.
If all goes according to plan then Joshua will be a very busy fighter in the near future. Eddie Hearn appeared recently on a radio show and gave away Joshua’s next three ideal opponents.
“I think from a fans perspective and I call myself one of those as well, Klitschko, Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury, they would be the next three fights for Anthony Joshua,” said Hearn in a recent interview
And certainly in that order. Hearn knows a fight with Fury will draw the most attention. Unfortunately Fury most likely won’t be available for a while due to his issues with the UK anti-doping agency and the British Boxing Board of Control.
“There’s honestly no one that wants to see Tyson Fury return to the ring more than Anthony Joshua and myself, because that is the biggest fight in world boxing. He’s got a long way to go, it’s great to see him training. I think the UKAD is extremely cloudy and doesn’t make sense and something’s going on there that I can’t put my finger on. He’s got to go before the British Boxing Board of Control, he’s a long way from fighting again but he’s on the road, he’s on the horse. He’s back in the gym he’s getting the weight off, he seems to be committed to the sport again which is great for all of us because – yeah he’s not everybody’s cup of tea, but he’s a character, he’s a personality and that’s what drives sport,” told Hearn.
Hearn also went on to discuss about Joshua’s achievements in his career so far. He even admitted that Joshua needs learning before a fight against Fury.
“Anthony is doing things that people at this stage in his career shouldn’t, he shouldn’t be in unification fights with Wladimir Klitschko in his 19th fight. You saw the whole learning process unfold before your eyes on April the 29th, he had to learn in the ring, he hasn’t been blessed with 28-34-37 fights like some of these guys. He will have to do a lot of learning in the ring against Tyson Fury, but he’s prepared to take these fights, and for that he deserves a huge amount of credit.”