The British boxers who are set to go toe-to-toe in an all-British heavyweight unification clash next year, came face-to-face.
The British boxers who are set to go toe-to-toe in an all-British heavyweight unification clash next year, came face-to-face.
The British boxers who are set to go toe-to-toe in an all-British heavyweight unification clash next year, came face-to-face.
World Heavyweight boxing champions, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury bumped into each other while holidaying in Marbella on Saturday, July 17.
 
The British boxers who are set to go toe-to-toe in an all-British heavyweight unification clash next year, came face-to-face just before Fury flew out of the holiday resort following his son Prince Tyson Fury II's dinosaur-themed fourth birthday party.
 
An elated Joshua took to his Instagram page to share the photo showing Fury looking through the window of his Land Rover while Joshua stood looking wearing a facemask.
 
He captioned the post: "Sweeeeeeeeeeeet Caroline!! Ohhhh ohhh ohhhhh."

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Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, OBE (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer who is a two-time unified heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019 and previously between 2016 and June 2019. At regional level, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2014 to 2016.

As an amateur, he represented England at the 2011 World Championships in the super-heavyweight division, winning a silver medal; he also represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics, winning gold. In 2014, a year after turning professional, he was named Prospect of the Year by The Ring magazine.

In 2017, his victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named Fight of the Year by The Ring and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Joshua is the second British boxer, after James DeGale, to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body, as well as the first British heavyweight to do so.

As of April 2020, Joshua is ranked as the world's second best active heavyweight by The Ring magazine and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and third by BoxRec, as well as the eighth best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec.

His victories include five world heavyweight champions (Charles Martin, Wladimir Klitschko, Joseph Parker, Alexander Povetkin and Andy Ruiz Jr.) plus 3 non-titleists who were nonetheless ranked in the global heavyweight top ten by BoxRec within a year of him beating them (Dillian Whyte, Carlos Takam and Dominic Breazeale).

Tyson Luke Fury (born 12 August 1988) is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time heavyweight world champion, having held the WBC, The Ring magazine and lineal titles since defeating Deontay Wilder in February 2020; previously he held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and lineal titles after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

With his defeat of Wilder, Fury became the third heavyweight, after Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali, to hold The Ring magazine title twice, and the first heavyweight in history to have held the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles.

As of April 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active heavyweight by ESPN, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB),and BoxRec, as well as the second-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec, sixth by the TBRB, and seventh by ESPN.

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