TYSON FURY claims he encountered the “real Anthony Joshua” during a heated phone call with his rival, calling the two-time world heavyweight champion a “bully”.
Fury, 33, tells The low point that he once got an angry phone call from Joshua telling him what he was going to do with him when the two finally met in the ring.
Fury said: “He called me one day to say he was going to do this and that to me. Things weren’t going too well for him, let’s just say… I was just telling him the truth. The truth always hurts.”
Fury even said in one Interview with Gary Neville about The Overlap that he respects AJ and assumes that his biggest rival would “love” him if they met.
He continued, “I don’t just respect him because of the boxing side, I respect him because he comes from a very rough welfare state.
“He was a drug dealer early in life and all that stuff – and he changed everything to become a champion.”
Nevertheless, while continuing to speak The low point Fury explained about her bankruptcy: “Just out of the blue. He decided to call me, a dismissive call.
“I don’t think he liked what he heard at the end. There’s no reason to judge me anyway.
“I just told him the truth and the truth always hurts. I definitely met the real Anthony Joshua. Not a nice person, kind of a bully.
“Someone who thought they were bluffing me. That’s what kind of guy he is.”
“I think he really loves me but pretends he hates me. He was a fanboy of mine years ago when I was a champion and he was a nobody.
Tyson Fury on The Overlap
The two have often brawls break out on social mediawith Joshua claiming Fury would never be able to sell out Wembley Stadium without him.
The 32-year-old said: “If Fury could have sold out 90,000 capacity stadiums he would have. But he never had the ability to attract that large number, not until he fights me.”
Fury and AJ had previously agreed to face off in an undisputed fight for the world heavyweight title. only for combat breakdown when Fury was ordered by a referee to face Deontay Wilder first.
The fight was reportedly due to take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14 but Fury took charge Deontay Wilder in the third chapter of her fight trilogy last year in Nevada, USA.
Meanwhile, Joshua went up against it Ukrainian heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and lost his titles.
Joshua called out Fury on social media after their fight collapsed, claiming that the WBC champion never really intended to fight him.
He said: “Tyson Fury, the world sees you now for the fraud that you are. You failed boxing! You lied to the fans and seduced them. Used my name for clout, not a fight.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/16122319/tyson-fury-phone-argument-anthony-joshua/ Tyson Fury reveals falling out with ‘bully’ Anthony Joshua over phone and says ‘it wasn’t going too well for AJ’