Tyson Fury: Anthony Joshua faces banana skin against Oleksandr Usyk

Fury will follow the likes of Muhammad Ali and Evander Holyfield by fighting Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight this summer.

Anthony Joshua has his hands full against Oleksandr Usyk, according to Tyson Fury.

The "Gypsy King" was expected to face Joshua this summer before Deontay Wilder landed the final blow by winning an arbitration case.

Fury will now face Deontay Wilder on July 24 for a third fight in Las Vegas with the WBC heavyweight title on the line.

Joshua is currently in negotiations with Usyk - the WBO mandatory challenger to AJ's heavyweight crown - and the fight will take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

'Even when I gave a deadline they kept dragging it back. Joshua had his winter fight,' Fury told The Mail.

'Despite that I still agreed to August 14, even though that would have been me out of the ring for 19 months. They were up to their magic trickery again.

'How did that work out, gentlemen? I'm fine. I'm back on the Vegas Strip, in the first heavyweight trilogy fight since Holyfield-Bowe and Ali-Frazier before that.

'They knew all along that the legal arbitration was in process and now they're left with Joshua stuck between a rock and a hard place.'

Fury, who wants to determine heavyweight's first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis, believes it could be Usyk he faces next.

'They've done it to themselves. You can see they know that by all the whining in their interviews.

'I don't think they fancy the Ukrainian guy [Usyk] the fight he needs in August. And with their DAZN deal it looks now as if that will be their last fight with Joshua.

'Usyk is a southpaw, clever, technically very good. He's smaller as a former cruiserweight champion but he handled Derek Chisora, who is physically tougher than Joshua.

'So while I'm absolutely confident of beating Wilder, I'm not so sure about AJ not losing his fight.'

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