Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved Hosting the event at a full stadium or arena would be an incredible spectacle, particularly after such a prolonged absence for fans. Joshua vs Fury: When and where could the fight take place? They don't really want to fight the lineal heavyweight champion. Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Podcast
Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. “Big shoutout Dan, he got this done – literally over the line. "We’re Pulev’s co-promoter and nobody has discussed with us a step-aside [payment], "I speak with authority on this because of my relationship with Pulev and my role in Fury and Wilder, and there has been absolutely no discussions by anybody about either of those guys [Wilder or Pulev] stepping aside.". As with the date, a location for the clash is yet to be determined. Don't miss MirrorFighting's Monday Morning Matchmaker newsletter! Other potential venues mooted have been Macau, Australia and Saudi Arabia – but everything remains up in the air as it is difficult to find a territory right now that is not suffering due to COVID-19. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. This story has been shared 112,123 times. Fury has agreed a deal in principle to take on British rival Joshua in two fights next year, Eddie Hearn said that he had had 'a bit of success' in lockdown with those negotiations. The structure of the deal has been put forward, and agreed to by both parties.". You should then factor in that both fighters will likely be appearing in the final month of this year, and the likelihood is that six months will be needed for them to prepare physically, and for the promoters to build the buzz, for such a mega event. Tyson Fury's promoter Frank Warren says if fans want to see a unification fight with Anthony Joshua "we will make it happen". Anthony Joshua is the WBA, IBF and WBO champion, Sports quiz questions and answers for your virtual pub quiz, Anthony Joshua girlfriend: Boxing star reveals why he is still single, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury reach agreement over two-fight deal, Anthony Joshua sent warning from trainer as Tyson Fury fight looms, Anthony Joshua fires strong warning to Tyson Fury, Boxing news: Anthony Joshua breaks talks Fury fight, Mike Tyson ripped, Boxing news: Anthony Joshua's Mike Tyson verdict, Tyson Fury doubt, Boxing news: Mike Tyson gives comeback update, Anthony Joshua warned. Unified champion Joshua and WBC king Fury have verbally agreed to … But first the contracts need to be signed – and as ever there are plenty of possible obstacles. He had been due to meet 39-year-old Bulgarian mandatory challenger Pulev (28-1) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20 but that date was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New date pencilled in for Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua undisputed fight Fury and Joshua had been on a collision course for an all-British fight this year - … 27,591, THE BEST INSIGHTS FROM THE ULTIMATE INSIDERS, Pinstripe Pod: A NY Yankees Podcast
Heavyweight boxing hasn’t had a unified champion since Lennox Lewis. Boxing news: Tyson Fury signs agreement to fight Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury vows to end Matchroom after agreeing Anthony Joshua fights. There had been a suggestion that Wilder and Pulev would accept a step-aside payment to allow the Brits to clash. An all-British clash between Joshua and Fury has been touted for some time but it has been amplified further since they became simultaneous title-holders. Covid-19 has caused havoc with sport but AJ and Fury have at least agreed to fight, It would be a magnificent return to normality if AJ vs Fury took place with fans at Wembley. Fury is likely to take on Deontay Wilder for a third time on October 3 while Joshua has targeted a July return against Kubrat Pulev. When asked about a possible venue, Hearn said: "There are discussions with various sites. Declan Rice defends Chelsea star Reece James after sending off on England debut, Reece James had a brilliant debut for England against Denmark but was sent off after the full-time whistle for dissent after giving referee Jesus Gil Marzano a mouthful, Mason Mount rivals N'Golo Kante as fittest player at Chelsea after latest tests, Chelsea ace Mason Mount has become a star player under Frank Lampard and his work-rate and fitness levels has become an example for others, Luke Shaw identifies Bruno Fernandes impact as motivation for 'hurt' Man Utd, Manchester United were handed an absolute thrashing by Tottenham prior to the international break after Jose Mourinho's men inflicted a 6-1 defeat on the Red Devils, Wayne Rooney 'in line to become Derby boss' with Phillip Cocu on brink of Rams sack, Wayne Rooney could be on the verge of landing his managerial job as Derby County chief Mel Morris prepares to wield the axe on Phillip Cocu after a poor start to the season, Kelly Osbourne shows tiny frame in plunging blazer after losing jaw-dropping 6 stone, The reality TV star, 35, sent pulses racing with a plunging black ensemble consisting of a low-cut blazer that left little to the imagination, Elton John furious with Rod Stewart for having 'f***ing cheek' as feud escalates, Elton John has revealed his thoughts on music rival Rod Stewart after he thought that the Maggie May singer was giving him a "lecture" on rock and roll, Hairdresser's shampoo experiment shows why you should never buy cheap products, A hairdresser has gone viral on social media after sharing a shocking video showing why it really is worth spending a little extra money on hair care products, Latest coronavirus rates show where could be at risk of tougher lockdown - see full list. Anthony Joshua offered a prediction for his planned heavyweight championship unification showdown with fellow Brit Tyson Fury during a recent television appearance. But there are hurdles to overcome from a TV perspective before that happens. Where will Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury fight? Alexander Povetkin’s upset stoppage of Dillian Whyte on Saturday August 22 appears to have smoothed the path considerably to a massive unification showdown between Fury and Joshua. Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine is in line to face AJ after Pulev and does not want to step aside.