DILLIAN WHYTE has warned Anthony Joshua that Tyson Fury will be biggest opponent he has ever faced as an undisputed title fight looms large.
Joshua, who outboxed Andy Ruiz Jr last year to win back the unified belts, has agreed a two-fight deal to face Fury next year.
It leaves Whyte, mandatory for the WBC title the Gypsy King, 31, won against Deontay Wilder in February, potentially left in the lurch.
And while not supporting the Battle of Britain, the 32-year-old has told ex-opponent AJ that his old sparring rival Fury will prove to be a mammoth obstacle in more ways than one.
Whyte said whilst on the The AK and Barak Show: “I’m not rooting for none of those suckers.
“Fury has been talking rubbish for a long time. I was told Fury was the one who said he is gonna do this to me and do that to me.
“It’s a hard fight because there is a case for both of them. Fury’s showed aggression and punch power is his last fight. Joshua showing technical and boxing movement in his last fight.
“So at one stage you be like Fury will outbox him and then another stage you would be like Joshua will knock him out.
“It’s hard because they are both showing things that they never showed before. It makes it hard to say this guy or that guy is going to win.
“But I think Fury will be the biggest guy Joshua ever fought.”
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Before Joshua, 30, can think about unifying the titles, he has to first beat mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, 39, with Fury also rematching 34-year-old Wilder.
Even then Oleksandr Usyk, 33, next in line for the WBO belt, is threatening to scupper the historic undisputed title decider, paving the way for Whyte to possibly face Fury in the meantime.
But the angry challenger has taken legal action against the WBC, believing the governing body has not enforced his shot at the belt.