Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury agree two-fight deal for 2021 (Video)
A mega heavyweight boxing fight between British boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury has been agreed for 2021.
Joshua and Fury are regarded as the two best boxing heavyweights in the world and after months of negotiation, a deal has been agreed.
CEO of Matchroom Boxing Eddie Hearn who is the promoter of Joshua revealed in an interview with Skysports revealed that the financial details which is the toughest negotiation part of the contract has been sorted out.
There has been no statement from Fury who is receiving backlash for his views on racism in the United Kingdom.
Tyson Fury is the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) while Joshua holds the World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) and the fight between them will be for undisputed in the division.
Fury, however, has a trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder scheduled, while Joshua takes on mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev both scheduled for later this year before a possible mega-fight.
Fury took to his official Twitter account to give his thoughts on the deal with a statement that said, “It’s official FURY VS JOSUAR AGREED FOR NEXT YEAR, I got to smash @bronzebomber first then I’ll annihilate @anthonyfjoshua #WEARESPARTANS
“MASSIVE THANKS TO DANIEL KINNERHAN FOR MAKING THIS HAPPEN.🙏🏻👍🏻 god bless.”
MASSIVE THANKS TO DANIEL KINNERHAN FOR MAKING THIS HAPPEN.🙏🏻👍🏻 god bless pic.twitter.com/18FfVKfCax
— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) June 10, 2020