The man who currently holds three of the four world title belts, in an interview with The Sun of UK, said ‘With all due respect I wouldn’t when asked if he would step in the ring with the 53-year old.
“With all due respect, I wouldn’t [fight Tyson],” Joshua told The Sun. “Even if I fought Iron Mike and beat him, I think I’d be the only one cheering. People would boo. He is a legend. He is the greatest boxer of the modern era.
“There are only two recognized champions the world knows of, [Muhammad] Ali and Mike Tyson, the most recognized faces in the world when it comes to boxing.” ‘There are only two recognised champions the world knows of, Ali and Mike Tyson — the most recognised faces in the world when it comes to boxing.’
Joshua also talked about a different Tyson — Fury.
“I don’t want to be in that position where I am talking down Tyson Fury,” Joshua told The Sun. “He is a great person and he has done great things in boxing, but until the day we fight, that is where it ends and I don’t have anything else to say about him. I really want the belt and that is where I stand with Tyson Fury.”