“You got ktfo by a chubby kid who had 3 weeks notice.”
Fury referenced Joshua’s now infamous defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. in his reply.
Andy Ruiz Jr.
Anthony Joshua put up a tweet on Wednesday night claiming to be a “great”, something Fury took exception to.
Joshua said: “A great modern day fighter will be able to compete in any era.”
A great modern day fighter will be able to compete in any era 💥 pic.twitter.com/Qx7akPfaDV
— Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) January 6, 2021
Fury replied on Thursday morning with a couple of statements.
“That you out the window then chump!”
He went on to say: “A great? My arse! You got ktfo by a chubby kid who had 3 weeks notice.
“You are a great at looking good on pics I must say whit whooo…..xxx”
Fury was referring to Joshua’s shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. in June 2019 after the Mexican defeated the Englishman by TKO.
It was the only defeat of the Englishman’s career so far but he subsequently did regain his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts in the rematch.
A great? My arse! You got ktfo by a chubby kid who had 3 weeks notice. You are a great at looking good on pics I must say whit whooo…..xxx
— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) January 7, 2021
Joshua v Fury
The potential showdown this year is drawing near with both parties said to be close to confirming a date for the fight.
Eddie Hearn spoke recently about potential locations outside of London that could host the fight.
There is also the problem of getting as many fans in to watch the fight and this will obviously depend on various Covid restrictions.
If the fight was to be agreed, it would be one of the most anticipated heavyweight boxing fight of all time, not just in Britain but across the world.
With an announcement on the horizon imminently, expect a few more jibes from both camps.