#sports activities Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn sees no obstacle to all-British showdown with Tyson Fury
Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn sees no obstacle to the all-British showdown with Tyson Fury going forward in December… and he has been assured the contract will probably be with him within the subsequent few days
- Tyson Fury challenged Anthony Joshua to combat him earlier than the tip of 2022
- Joshua has now accepted Fury’s phrases and desires to combat him on December 3
- A 60-40 purse cut up in favour of WBC champion Fury had already been agreed
Eddie Hearn sees no obstacle to the British blockbuster combat between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury going forward in December.
Joshua’s promoter – right here in Vegas for Canelo Alvarez’s trilogy combat with Gennady Golovkin – reveals that AJ insisted on accepting Fury’s phrases to forestall their long-awaited battle going the way in which of so many massive fights that by no means occurred.
Hearn says: ‘I wished to attempt negotiating higher than the 60-40 purse cut up in favour of Fury. Or no less than the identical for AJ slightly than 50-50 within the occasion of a rematch.
Eddie Hearn sees no obstacle to combat between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury going forward
AJ insisted on accepting Fury’s phrases of a 60-40 purse cut up to be sure that the combat went forward
‘But he felt this combat could be misplaced if it does not happen now and agreed Fury’s deal. We’re assured the contract will probably be with us within the subsequent day or two.
‘As lengthy because it displays Tyson’s supply – which the Warrens say it does – the combat’s on.
‘AJ’s all in. So are BT Sports and DAZN for shared pay-per-view televising.
Fury referred to as out Joshua final month and the two-time heavyweight champion has accepted
Usyk isn’t combating once more in 2022, opening the door for Fury and Joshua to face one another
Frank Warren has assured the Joshua camp that the contract will probably be prepared within the subsequent few days
‘We hope Tyson’s not taking part in considered one of his video games however we’re advised not. That he needs this combat as a lot as AJ.’
Tyson made the primary transfer after Olexsandr Usyk, having taken Joshua’s world heavyweight belts , requested for a compassionate delay till no less than February earlier than combating WBC champion Fury for the undisputed title.
To hold that super-fight in place Fury insists on dealing with Joshua no later than December 3, the projected date beneath the roof at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.