Anthony Joshua ‘knocks out’ Tyson Fury as British boxers FINALLY meet in UFC 4 – but fans may have to wait until 2021 for the real thing
By Joe Coleman12th August 2020, 4:39 pm https://fff4a0764af852752b1d5d0eda573d48.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html?n=0
Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua may not actually meet in the ring until 2021, but fans can watch them ‘fight’ in the octagon right now!
The release of UFC 4 by EA Sports features both British heavyweight champions as playable characters in the octagon.
Although Fury has trained alongside Darren Till ahead of a genuine potential switch in sports, it seems as though the game producers at EA Sports believe Joshua would hold the advantage in the cage.
A simulation by YouTube channel MMAGAME pitted the two behemoths against one another in an enthralling battle which saw both men crumple to the canvas.
However, it was Joshua who managed to claim the victory when he climbed on top of ‘The Gypsy King’ to claim a vicious ground and pound victory.
Of course, a simulation of the fight in the wrong sport is unlikely to sate the appetite of fans who want to see the real thing.
However, Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum told talkSPORT he believes the two Brits would finally meet before WBC mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte gets his shot.
He told talkSPORT Fight Night: “The WBC approved the trilogy contract and that provides for postponements.
“And certainly, if you can’t do it with spectators, a reasonable postponement would be okay.
“It’s a different kind of fight. The Fury vs Wilder fight in the United States is a major, major fight.
“Dillian Whyte, nobody ever heard of him in the United States.
“Eddie Hearn tells you guys something different from what he tells me.
“But he has to take the position that advocates for Dillian Whyte.
“I’m absolutely clear that the Wilder fight will push ahead and then we’ll see.
“Then, if he wants to push Dillian Whyte to fight the winner of that fight and to deprive Joshua of the tremendous revenue that would come from a Fury vs Joshua fight, that’s on Eddie