Anthony Joshua’s dilemma, Deontay Wilder next fight, and Mayweather in the UFC

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AJ preparing difficulty

Anthony Joshua entered his instructional course this week to start his arrangements for a blockbuster fight with Tyson Fury.

The 31-year-old will put his WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO titles on the line in anticipation of turning into a unified heavyweight champion by winning the WBC tie-off Fury.

Notwithstanding, Joshua should change by preparing a style based on the fluctuated approaches that Fury can take into the battle.

“Tyson’s unpredictable in the ring. He does now know what he’s going to do next. Maybe he will just come out and box,” said Sugarhill Steward, Fury’s trainer.

“Who knows what the game plan will be. Everybody has to think about so many different things with Tyson. Is he going to come at you or not?

“Now you have to train two different ways; somebody coming at you and somebody boxing you.

“It starts to get a little complicated than preparing for something like that.

“You have to prepare for so many different styles with Tyson Fury that makes things a lot more complicated.

“I am eager to prepare for anybody whether it’d be Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, I’m eager to do that with anybody.”

Whyte vs. Wilder venue

Dillian Whyte has offered to travel to Deontay Wilder’s hometown of Alabama if that is what it takes to fight the former WBC champion.

“I think the public demand for the Wilder fight is already there, to be honest,” Whyte said. “There’s a lot of demand for it already.

“But fighting in America doesn’t hurt, and it does increase the profile and the interest, and a different fan base and following. It would be good to get a big fight in America in the summer.

“I’ll fight Wilder in Alabama if that’s what is going to make him feel secure and safe enough to take the fight. If he wants, he can have the home judges, his hometown, whatever. I don’t care.

“I’d even fight him in his own home, the kitchen, the garage, the garden, wherever. I want to get hold of him and hurt him.”

Floyd Mayweather UFC

UFC president Dana White held a gathering with Floyd Mayweather in Japan on Wednesday and prodded a potential return for the 44-year-old.

White posted a photograph of himself and Mayweather with the inscription: “HOOOOOOOLY S***!!!!!! WTF is going on here.”

The pair collaborated for the show match, which saw Mayweather take out Conor McGregor in a confining ring in 2017.

Another show battle could be on the cards – and perhaps in Japan, where the discussions were held.