Former WBC and WBO middleweight champion, Kelly Pavlik, has cautioned British warrior, Anthony Joshua, that he would be a ‘easier battle’ for his fellow countryman, Tyson Fury to knock out than American boxer, Deontay Wilder.
We had announced that Joshua asked boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, to deal with Fury over a unification fight after 31-year-old vanquished American boxer, Deontay Wilder.
Fury defeated Wilder in the seventh round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA, to recover the WBC world heavyweight title a few days prior.
But Pavlik believes Joshua would be a lesser threat to Fury if both heavyweight champions were to face-off.
“I think Tyson Fury is absolutely the best heavyweight ahead of Joshua out there right now,” Pavlik was quoted by Metro UK as saying.
“We want to see Fury fighting Joshua now.
“He is so huge and fights so well for being a major person, you know, 6’9 ″ is big, and I think his boxing capacity and boxing IQ helps him win that fight against Wilder.
“I think Fury fighting Joshua will be a easier battle than it was against Wilder.”