In order for the most anticipated fight in the last 20 years to take place, the unified world champion Anthony Joshua has to get past his mandatories.
The WBC champ Tyson Fury will also need to defend his belt against a mandatory fighter, but for now, it’s all on Joshua’s back. The Brit is facing Bulgaria’s powerhouse Kubrat Pulev this Saturday night in London.
“The Cobra” is the IBF mandatory challenger for the last two years and this will be his last chance to sit on the top of the mountain. And just like it has to be, the Bulgarian is promising a W, no matter the rounds and the way he gets it.
“This fight is not just about me, it’s about Bulgarian boxing and the sport of boxing. We never had a heavyweight champion of the world, that’s why this is a fight for them.
You can listen to the whole interview below.