Ricky Hatton says a combat between Anthony Joshua MUST occur quickly as Britain has ‘two of one of the best’ boxers on this planet

Ricky Hatton believes a combat between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury should occur quickly, admitting it has been ‘years’ since two British fighters dominated the game.

Joshua holds the WBA (Tremendous), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles, whereas Fury defeated Deontay Wilder in February to turn into the WBC champion.

Hatton believes a combat between Fury and Joshua has to occur quickly

The 2 males are considered the world’s greatest heavyweights proper now, and a gathering between the pair is undeniably the most-wanted combat in boxing.

And former two-weight world champion Hatton, who competed within the ring between 1997 and 2012, believes a combat between Fury and Joshua should occur within the close to future.

“I’ve been a fan of the sport and a fan of British fighters previous and the current,” Hatton advised talkSPORT.

“I keep in mind years in the past we’d have two British lads competing for the title – however I had by no means heard of them.

“Now we’ve two of one of the best with totally different kinds and totally different personalities.

“There’s no manner it can’t occur.”

The entire boxing world is eagerly anticipating a combat between AJ and Fury
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In the meantime, AJ says a conflict should happen to find out simply who can declare to be the No.1 heavyweight.

He advised Sky Sports activities: ”Sure, come combat me. When you actually wish to say you’re No.1, come combat me. Let’s get it on.

“I’ve obtained the remainder of the belts so it solely is sensible.

“I’m the unified heavyweight champion of the world, he’s the WBC champion.

“What it’s going to show, me and him combating? There might be one dominant determine within the heavyweight division that can have the entire belts and turn into undisputed.

“Logically to show your self as No.1, I’ve to combat Tyson Fury. He has to combat Anthony Joshua.”

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