TYSON FURY said he wants to 'punch Anthony Joshua's face in' after being called out by the heavyweight champ.

AJ laid down the gauntlet to the Gypsy King – declaring he wants to sit down after his clash with Andy Ruiz Jr to 'see what it will take to get the fight made'.

Despite yesterday's announcement that the rematch between Fury, 30, and Deontay Wilder is on – the WBC lineal heavyweight champion issued a warning to Joshua, 29.

Asked about his game plan against the IBF, WBA and WBO champion, Fury said: "Punch his face in and that is it. Punch his face in."

He is a bum and a dosser – I have told you that Joshua is not a great fighter

Fury added that Joshua isn't a great fighter – calling him 'mediocre'.

He told BoxingScene.com: "He is a bum and a dosser. I have told you that Joshua is not a great fighter.

“He is just a mediocre average heavyweight from the 70s and if it was in the 70s he wouldn't even be a world champion today.

“That is what we are saying. I will back it up and say it to his face.

"And if he thinks he can even do anything about it, 'then you gotta come see me b****'.

"This is heavyweight boxing. Everybody has a chance against everybody. He has as good a chance as the next one.

“Everybody has the same chance because when you are talking chances everybody has a chance to do something or they wouldn't be here,"  Fury added.

"People may overlook Andy [Ruiz] because he has a chubby body and is short but the guy can fight.

"It won't be an easy fight. Joshua hasn't been out of the UK before.

"Who knows, he may falter a bit under the pressure. We don't know."

Joshua fights Ruiz in New York tonight but Fury's reaction comes after AJ publicised wishes to face the Gypsy King if he beats the Mexican.

"I want a sit down with Fury and see what it’ll take to make the fight,” Joshua told Joe.co.uk.

AJ, wanted to fight Wilder, 33, to unify the belts but after the American announced a rematch with Luis Ortiz, Joshua has set his sights elsewhere.

He said: “Because Wilder’s fighting Ortiz and as a fan of the sport, look, it would be easy to go fight Joe Bloggs, the next five times and try to sell out an arena, but I just feel like I’m robbing myself.

“So I want to challenge myself with the likes of Fury or Wilder.

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