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Anthony Joshua Tyson Fury in Marbella chance meeting

 

There is time for everything, and in the boxing arena time to throw the punches and time to simply say hello and how do you do?

That was the case as Nigeria born British boxer Anthony Joshua bumped into Tyson Fury while holidaying in Marbella.

The Gyspy king  was in his car while his compatriot was standing on the pavement wearing a face mask and holding a bag.

And the pair were mid-conversation as the summer sun blazed down on them.

The image was soon shared on Twitter, where it earned thousands of likes within minutes of posting.

Fury later shared a snap with wife Paris on date night at a restaurant just outside of Marbella.

The pair are working on a unifying heavyweight belt fight, with the Gypsy King holding the WBC belt as AJ holds the rest.

But the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion has been enjoying the summer weather recently, hitting the beaches in Marbella.

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When the photo was shared on Twitter, AJ accompanied a message which is normally heard ringing around the stadiums on fight night.

The 30-year-old wrote: “Sweeeeeeeeeeeet Caroline!! Ohhhh ohhh ohhhhh.”

Good to see you bro but don’t forget the fight

It comes as Fury appeared to confirm the fight on Twitter before sending a message about his next bout.

“Hello there, I’ve just got off the phone with Daniel Kinahan. He’s just informed me that the biggest fight in British boxing history has just been agreed,” he said on social media

“Get up there my boy! Big shout out Dan, he got this done, literally over the line. A two-fight deal, Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua next year.

“One problem: I’ve just got to smash Deontay Wilder’s face right in in the next fight – and then we go into the Joshua fight next year.

“It’s fair to say [Joshua and Fury] are in agreement regarding the financial terms of the fight.

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“Both guys are in agreement. The structure of the deal has been put forward, and agreed to by both parties.”

Fury has enjoyed an incredible comeback to boxing over the last two years, having succumbed to drugs and alcohol after beating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

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