Anthony Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Wladimir Klitschko: 'Where you at, baby?'

Joshua secured the biggest win of his young career with a stunning 11th round stoppage of the Ukrainian in front of a 90,000 crowd at Wembley Stadium

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Anthony Joshua sensationally beat Wladimir Klitschko before turning his attention to Tyson Fury and a potential blockbuster fight with his fellow Brit.

Joshua secured the biggest win of his young career with a stunning 11th round stoppage of the Ukrainian in front of a 90,000 crowd at Wembley Stadium to establish himself once and for all as the world’s leading heavyweight.

The defeat was Klitschko's second in succession, having been beaten on points by Fury in November 2015, and an all-British fight between Joshua and undefeated former world champion Fury could now be on the cards.

"(Tyson) Fury where you at, baby?" Joshua said while still in the ring. "I love fighting. Tyson Fury, I know he's been talking, I want to give 90,000 a chance (to see us), I just want to fight."

Fury has been inactive since his defeat of Klitschko having most recently struggled with depression, Fury responded to Joshua’s challenge on Twitter: "Challenge accepted. We will give the world the biggest fight in a 500 years. I will play with you. You are a boxer's dream."

Fury last year surrendered the world heavyweight titles he won by beating Klitschko in an effort to focus on his mental health problems.

The 28-year-old has won all 25 of his professional fights so far, 18 by knockout.

Joshua, who now boasts a perfect 19-0 record, says he will cherish the win over Klitschko but insists it still doesn’t top winning gold at the 2012 Olympics in London.

"The memories, the experiences last forever, and when it's all said and done these things (the belts) slowly disappear," Joshua added. "The experience I've gained is more important than the belts.

"Sugar Ray Leonard: all the skill, ability he had, said there are times when you have to show character and go to the trenches. Without that you'll never go on and do great things in the sport.

"I never want to be in those type of fights, but if I have to be I don't want to crumble."

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Joshua climbed off the canvas to beat Klitschko (Getty)

Asked if it topped winning Olympic gold, he said: "No. It is what it is: there's one winner and one loser.

"I'm a champion outside the ring, first and foremost. The fighting is fun. I don't box just for the belt, for the money, and I just enjoy it, the discipline.

"How am I feeling at the minute? Like I did before I won this fight. I'm happy, if anything, that it was a great fight, because there was a lot of hype, a lot of attention around the fight, and I'm glad it lived up to expectations; that's it.

"I'm going to pop round to my family's house. I want to catch up with family and go back to normal living.

"(I learnt) that I can knock out anyone. If I can keep on improving on the things I do well, I can definitely knock out any opponent.

"To get knocked down, hurt someone, get hurt, take someone out in the championship rounds where I've never been before, it's testament to what training's about."

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