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A UK heavyweight showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could still happen in the future, Frank Warren told talkSPORT.

It was hoped that the all-English fight would take place this summer before Fury was ordered to fight Deontay Wilder for the third time.

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Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title

The Gypsy King did his job and knocked out the American to retain his WBC heavyweight title, which prompted questions about Fury’s next move.

Meanwhile, AJ faced off against his mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk and lost on points, derailing any fight plan any fan wanted between the Brits.

However, Fury co-promoter Warren joined talkSPORT Breakfast on Tuesday morning and said there was a chance it could still happen.

“Tyson always thought, and I think anyone who watched the Wilder fight would agree, that he had AJ’s number,” Warren said.

“For me, he beats him in all departments. He’s got a big chin, a bigger heart, he hits as hard as AJ – I don’t care what anyone says, look at those knockdowns against Wilder.

Frank Warren offers hope for Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua clash despite Oleksandr Usyk’s win, says “AJ will not beat Deontay Wilder”

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AJ lost his titles to Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

“And, by the way, would AJ beat Wilder?” I don’t think he would have done it, on this performance that I saw.

“But does he [Fury] do you still want the fight? If it is there and if it were to happen, it is a choice he will make.

“I still think it would be a huge draw, everyone has an opinion on what would happen in this fight, but for me there is only one winner there.

“And who knows, it could go on.

“If AJ were to step back and let us fight Usyk, maybe he could fight the winner?”

Frank Warren offers hope for Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua clash despite Oleksandr Usyk’s win, says “AJ will not beat Deontay Wilder”

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Tyson Fury clinched victory in one of the most entertaining heavyweight title fights of all time

Joshua has activated his rematch clause with Usyk as he tries to win back his heavyweight titles for the second time.

This means any unification fight will have to wait, while Fury is ordered to fight Dillian Whyte’s winner against Otto Wallin.

Warren added, “Uyk has a rematch clause with AJ, it’s no secret. If AJ wants to pull out I’m sure we can easily do this fight, but will he pull out? I doubt! Maybe he will, I don’t know

“From our point of view, we would love to do this fight, but if we can’t and Tyson wants to keep boxing, he’ll have to defend his title, if he doesn’t want to keep boxing, so be it.

“Whatever he chooses to do, he’s the one who gets in the ring, it’s up to him to decide.

Frank Warren offers hope for Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua clash despite Oleksandr Usyk’s win, says “AJ will not beat Deontay Wilder”

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Usyk is the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion but will have to defend his belts in a rematch with Joshua next

“He made his plan before the fight – he wants five more fights, which will be four now, and then he’ll decide what he wants to do.

“One of them was Dillian Whyte and, for me, I think he beat Dillian Whyte, but if we’re going to do the fight and the WBC orders it, then it’s up to him to decide. ‘he wants to fight it.

“But before that, Dillian Whyte has to go through Wallin, and that could be a banana peel for him.”

Everything is going well for Fury, he will face Usyk or AJ in a unification fight at some point in the future and have the chance to be the first British heavyweight since Lennox Lewis to be the undisputed champion.

Warren believes the Gypsy King has what it takes to defeat Usyk and avoid the same mistakes Joshua did.

Frank Warren offers hope for Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua clash despite Oleksandr Usyk’s win, says “AJ will not beat Deontay Wilder”

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Could Whyte be Fury’s next opponent?

He said: “If you look at Tyson and Usyk, they both have similar skills. They both have very good fighters. Usyk was a brilliant cruiserweight, undefeated, he won gold at the London 2012 Olympics, he stepped up and obviously we saw what he did with AJ.

“He’s now the second guy in the division. Like Tyson, he has fast hands, excellent footwork and a really good boxing brain, but size will make the difference.

“I think Tyson will be too big for him, with a much longer reach and, more importantly, he has this big heart. He’s not going to fight on the back foot, Tyson is going to fight him.

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