Nigerian Born Boxer Anthony Joshua has signed a deal for an undisputed world heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury
Nigerian Born Boxer Anthony Joshua has signed a deal for an undisputed world heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury, Joshua’s popular promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.
The British rivals have been locked in lengthy negotiations in recent months but have now finalized terms for the blockbuster battle, with a date and venue to be confirmed.
Joshua will put his WBA, IBF, and WBO belts on the line against the unbeaten WBC champion Fury this year.
“All parties have now put pen to paper and we will be working hard over the next few weeks to confirm the site and date for the biggest fight in boxing.”Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said.
A variety of potential venues are being considered to stage the fight, including Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Qatar, China, Dubai, America and the UK.
Joshua recently told Sky News:
“Any option. Home turf, Middle East, my back garden, your back garden. I don’t mind where it is.
“I’m just ready to fight. I want that belt. I want to compete with Fury so all options are open to me.”
With a training camp already under way, Joshua also admitted he is relishing a massive showdown with Fury.
“[The pandemic] is getting close to things being normal. We’re working on a date for around June,” he said.
“So if Tyson is serious, which I think he is, he’ll know where to come and find the boss!
“I’m ready. I’m really looking forward to competition – all I want to do is fight, fight, fight!”
Now that the fight has been confimed,
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