Fury To AJ: Who Are You To Insult My Opponent?
After seeing Anthony Joshua claim Andy Ruiz Jr knocked him out with a “lucky punch,” and blasting his next opponent Otto Wallin, Tyson Fury went off on the former unified world heavyweight champion.
“I fought Wallin as an amateur. These guys are cream of the crop, they shouldn’t be fighting them type of people. I can’t fight Wallin, don’t think I can ever fight lower-tier heavyweights,” Joshua said on his recent sit-down interview with Sky Sports.
Getting wind of this, Fury clapped back at Joshua for getting knocked out by Ruiz Jr on June 1st at Madison Square Garden.
“What about Andy Ruiz then? Was he a top tier heavyweight when he fought him? He got knocked out by him. No, he wasn’t, that’s the answer to that question. Nobody knew who Andy Ruiz was. He was a two-week replacement opponent,” Fury told Behind The Gloves.
“People only become somebody by getting an opportunity. This time last year Andy Ruiz was nobody, absolutely f***ing nobody. Today he’s heavyweight champion of the world. If he wasn’t given the opportunity on two weeks’ notice then nobody would know his name.”
“He contradicts himself quite a lot actually,” Fury said of Joshua. “AJ, you must think before you speak, you little p*ssy. He got his ass handed to him by Andy Ruiz, so now he thinks he needs to talk a bit more.”
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