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Joshua, Fury trade insults on Twitter

Tyson Fury is back to talking trash, but will he actually ever fight again?

Terry Flanagan and Petr Petrov Public Work Out Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images

Anthony Joshua has a big fight coming on April 29, when he faces Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, but former heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, who’s been out of action since late 2015, has come out of the woodwork to throw around some insults and whatnot, with Joshua responding in kind.

Here’s part of their very professional Twitter exchange:

Joshua (18-0, 18 KO) hasn’t fought yet in 2017, after beating Charles Martin, Dominic Breazeale, and Eric Molina in 2016. The 27-year-old superstar is taking a big step up against Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO), who also hasn’t fought since his 2015 loss to Fury.

Fury had this take on the matchup a few days back:

Fury’s battles with his mental health have been the most noted reason he’s been out of action, and he’s also ballooned in weight (as you can see in the photo up top), making many question if he’ll fight again, and if he does, if he’ll be a shadow of the man who outmaneuvered Klitschko and ended his long reign of dominance in the heavyweight division.

But if Joshua does beat Klitschko — or, hell, even if he doesn’t — there would be sensational money in a Joshua-Fury fight in the United Kingdom. Whether or not it can or will happen is another story, but there will definitely be a lot of bank to make if the two men are serious about fighting sometime.

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