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I would spar with Fury to help him beat Wilder: AJ

 

Anthony Joshua has offered to be Tyson Fury's sparring partner if it helps his fellow Brit beat Deontay Wilder. (stock photo)
Anthony Joshua has offered to be Tyson Fury's sparring partner if it helps his fellow Brit beat Deontay Wilder. (stock photo)

By Robert Jones

Anthony Joshua has offered to be Tyson Fury's sparring partner if it helps his fellow Brit beat Deontay Wilder.

Joshua has been left frustrated in his attempts to lure WBC heavyweight champion Wilder into the ring as he bids to unify the division.

Joshua, who once again holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts following his rematch victory over Andy Ruiz Jr last weekend, feels he has a better chance of landing a blockbuster unification showdown with Fury.

Fury faces a rematch with the American on February 22, having drawn their first encounter, and Joshua (30) said: "I think honestly he might beat Wilder next time.

"I think Fury would fight me quicker than Wilder would, so, if that's the case, I want him to win. Imagine that fight on British soil.

"If Tyson needs me, I'll go out and spar with him to get him ready for Wilder."

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