Opinion | Nov 05 2017

Top five super-fights for Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder has called him out but Anthony Joshua has options. John Dennen considers the biggest fights out there for him
Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam - IBF & WBA World Heavyweight Titles  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

ON Saturday (October 28) filling a stadium with over 76,000 to watch him box a relatively unknown opponent, Anthony Joshua proved his star power. But he is hardly running out opponents. There are huge super-fights out there for him that would be the major events in the sport. 2018 is going to be big, whatever he chooses to do.

  1. Tyson Fury

Fury has been out of the ring for the whole of 2016, out of action due to the ongoing saga of his hearing for a failed drug test. But he was the unified champion last time he fought and now Joshua has overtaken him. Fury however has not lost in the ring, is a huge personality and this would be a massive event in the UK and globally.

  1. Deontay Wilder

The American is the best active heavyweight in the world after Joshua. He is the WBC heavyweight champion, is a loud, brash personality and is building his profile in the USA. This would be the major unification fight in world boxing.

  1. David Haye