7.45pm Boxing news LIVE: Klitschko comeback mooted, Fury vs Wilder on February 22, Joshua faces next fight dilemma – The Sun

THE boxing world is still digesting a classy victory from Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia.

But the Brit faces a dilemma with both WBO and IBF mandatory challengers – Kubrat Pulev and Oleksandr Usyk – wanting to fight AJ next.

Meanwhile, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has revealed Tyson Fury's rematch against Deontay Wilder is set 'in stone'.

Follow all the latest news from the world of boxing below…

  • WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO appeared to tease a comeback by calling out Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

    The Ukrainian icon walked away from the sport in 2017 after a brave battle with Joshua, that saw the Brit victorious in round 11.

    It came after Fury dethroned the former heavyweight ruler two years prior, but a battle with depression saw the traveller lose his belts out the ring, cancelling the planned rematch.

    But after almost three years retired, Klitschko bizarrely asked fans who they would most like him to fight next.

    In three separate tweets he teased fights with the divisions elite.

    Out of the three tweets, the Joshua rematch gained the least likes.

    The pair were scheduled to meet again after their Wembley classic, with Las Vegas slated the host the rerun.

    But an exhausted Klitschko thought otherwise, despite becoming the first man to floor AJ, as he walked away from the mega-money rematch.

    Fans were interested in another Fury fight, though, with the tweet being liked three times more than the other two.

  • TRAINER Peter Fury tried to plot the downfall of Kubrat Pulev and says the Bulgarian is “a force to be reckoned with” if confirmed as Anthony Joshua's next opponent.

    Britain's heavyweight star is considering his mandatory obligations after regaining his world titles in a rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr, with Pulev lying in wait as the IBF's No 1 challenger, while the WBO have also ordered Joshua to make a title defence against Oleksandr Usyk.

    The IBF hope Pulev will receive his shot first, having entered into talks with the WBO, and Fury is aware of the threat posed by 'The Cobra', who completed a points win over his son Hughie in an IBF final eliminator last October.

    “Kubrat Pulev is a very good boxer,” Fury told Sky Sports. “He learned a lot from the [Wladimir] Klitschko fight where he got himself chinned. He's more defensive and he's got a very, very good jab. He's tough, but he doesn't hold a lot of power.

  • ANTHONY JOSHUA knows what he wants…

  • DEONTAY WILDER will be quaking in his boots.

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