Joshua, Pulev. Source: Google
Kubrat Pulev has warned Anthony Joshua he is ready to bust him up in his own backyard and strip him of his world titles ahead of their proposed heavyweight clash.
Negotiations for Joshua’s mandatory defence against Pulev are still ongoing with the location and venue proving to be a stumbling block.
And Pulev insisted he would be willing to make the trip over to fight Britain’s unified champion if there was no leeway to take the fight abroad.
“Calm down champ, I see that you are very worried to fight away from home and you are absolutely right to be,” Pulev wrote on social media.
“But rest assured, if necessary I’m ready to come to London and bust you up in front of your own fans!
“Until then, tell Mr. Hearn not to get ahead of himself, we do not have a deal yet!”
Pulev had hoped the fight would take place in Besiktas’ Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul, but Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed this week that it was more likely to be staged in London.
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