Tyson Fury sets sights on Anthony Joshua after being cleared to fight again

12 December 2017 04:06
• Compromise with Ukad backdates boxer’s two-year ban• Fury was charged after testing positive for banned steroidTyson Fury has set his sights on a title fight with Anthony Joshua after being cleared to box again following a deal with UK Anti-Doping. Fury, along with his cousin and fellow heavyweight Hughie, have accepted a backdated two-year doping ban for testing positive for elevated levels of nandrolone in February 2015. However a separate charge against Tyson Fury for refusing to take a drug test in September 2016, which could have carried a four-year ban, has been withdrawn.Both men continue to deny any wrongdoing – and say the high levels of nandrolone came from the ingestion of offal, uncastrated wild boar or contaminated supplements. Tyson Fury, who has not fought since winning the world heavyweight crown against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015, responded to the news by immediately tweeting Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and IBO world titles: “Where you at boy? I’m coming for you punk. No one blocking my path now!” Related: Tyson Fury says fight with Anthony Joshua would resemble Ali v Foreman @anthonyfjoshua where you at boy? I'm coming for you punk ent no1 blocking my path now! Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian