"Knock me out and you'll get my Rolex" – what happened when Tyson Fury fought Anthony Joshua

It’s the clash of the titans that every boxing fan wants to see: Tyson “the Gypsy King” Fury, the WBC champion, taking on Anthony Joshua, the WBA, WBO and IBF title holder. The super-fight would be a historic decider to confirm who really is the undisputed world heavyweight champ. Will it ever happen? Unfortunately, given the tawdry machinations of the boxing world, nothing is certain. But to boost the chances of “the Battle of Britain” actually taking place, Time+Tide suggests the eventual promoter sticks some wristwear on the line for the winner. That’s because Joshua recently told Sky Sports that he has, in fact, once squared up to Fury before. His motivation for stepping into the ring? The chance of pocketing Fury’s Rolex. “This was early on when I was an amateur and I didn’t know who Tyson was,” Joshua told Sky. “I was reading in Boxing News he was going around London gyms asking if anyone knocks him out they get to keep his Rolex. “Me and him had a straight war. We both have heart. I didn’t get to knock him out. He said afterwards: ‘Watch out for this kid, he will be champion of the world one…

The post “Knock me out and you’ll get my Rolex” – what happened when Tyson Fury fought Anthony Joshua appeared first on Time and Tide Watches.

Continue reading ‘"Knock me out and you'll get my Rolex" – what happened when Tyson Fury fought Anthony Joshua’

 
6 months ago