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Pulev apologises after making comment about Anthony Joshua& tan face tan


I would never disrespect another human being on racial, ethnic or religious grounds’: Kubrat Pulev apologises after sparking fury by saying ‘Anthony Joshua’s tan is better than mine’ at a press conference face tan

  • Kubrat Pulev is expected to face Anthony Joshua in a title fight on December 12  face tan
  • But he has been accused of racism after referring to Joshua’s skin colour
  • When asked about his verdict on Joshua, Pulev sparked fury with his answer
  • The pair were meant to fight in June but it was postponed due to coronavirus

Kubrat Pulev has apologised after making a comment regarding Anthony Joshua’s ‘ face tan

The 39-year-old Bulgarian will battle it out it with Joshua for his WBA, IBF and WBO titles,


with the fight set to take place on December 12 after it was initially postponed due to

And ahead of the pair’s upcoming title fight, Pulev was asked about his verdict on

Joshua – in which he made a controversial comment about his opponent’s skin colour.

Kubrat Pulev made reference to Anthony Joshua’s skin colour ahead of their title fight

Pulev has since come in for plenty of criticism online after his comments regarding Joshua

‘His strengths? I’d say he has a very powerful punch undeniably,’ said Pulev during a press conference. face tan

‘I would never, under any circumstances, allow myself to show disrespect to face tan

another human being on racial, ethnic or religious grounds,’ the 39-year-old said.

World champion Joshua attended a Black Lives Matter protest in Watford back in June

‘If somebody has been offended by my words, I hope they would try to understand exactly

what I meant by them and if they cannot understand me, then accept my sincere apology.’

Joshua – who is of Nigerian and Irish ancestry – has been a big advocate of


the Black Lives Matter movement in the fight against racism in society.

Joshua even delivered a powerful speech as he showed his support for the movement

when he joined a protest march in his home town of Watford. The world champion

And following Pulev’s comments regarding Joshua, many boxing fans let their feelings

Pulev’s comments were labelled as ‘shameful’ and ‘awful’ on social media by one boxing fan

After hearing what Pulev said, one fan wrote: ‘That’s a shameful 1970s comment. Awful.’  face tan

‘Kubrat Pulev sadly proving why #BlackLivesMatter is needed. Idiot!’, another boxing follower said on Twitter.  face tan

And the condemnation of the Bulgarian’s comments kept on coming on social media on Thursday.

Another fan said: ‘I hope Anthony Joshua smashes the living daylight out of Pulev after that “tan” comment.’

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Someone else added: ‘I think Joshua will take that Pulev comment and ram it down  face tan




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