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Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua Fight
Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are now heading for the biggest fight in British boxing history. They have ‘agreed in principle’ to financial terms for two fights next year. Fury holds the WBC heavyweight title and Joshua is the IBF, WBA and WBO gold king. Fury vs Joshua would smash all domestic box-office records. It would also be front-page news in Great Britain for months beforehand.
Fury, 32, is the outspoken larger-than-life ‘Gypsy King’ from northern England who stunned Wladimir Klitschko to become world champion in 2015 before depression and massive weight gain almost wrecked his career. His road to redemption has been an incredible story – crowned by a devastating destruction of the hitherto unbeaten ‘Bronze Bomber’ Deontay Wilder to reclaim the WBC title in February 2020.
Joshua meanwhile is the powerful Londoner who ruled at amateur level to claim super-heavyweight gold at the 2012 Olympics in his home city. Then he blasted his way through the professional ranks. Just like Fury, AJ enjoyed a career-defining night against Wladimir Klitschko. He defeated the valiant Ukrainian great in an epic Wembley showdown in April 2017.
Joshua suffered a shock first pro defeat by late stand-in Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden in New York in June 2019, but quickly avenged that seventh-round TKO loss by regaining his belts with a comprehensive points victory in Saudi Arabia in December 2019.
Now the scene appears to be set for Fury and Joshua to finally meet inside the ring if the biggest fight in British boxing history can be made. It is not just the fighters inside the ring who make this dream match such a tantalising prospect. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, Fury’s father John and half-brother Tommy (of Love Island fame) provide a colourful supporting cast.
Before the all-British blockbuster can happen, Joshua must overcome Bulgarian veteran Kubrat Pulev on December 12. That bout will be screened live on pay-per-view by Sky Sports Box Office in the UK. DAZN meanwhile will stream the bout in more than 200 markets globally.
Fury may also take in an interim bout and could fight in February or March. There still appears to be a chance that the planned trilogy fight with Wilder could be revived.
furyjoshua.com will bring you all the latest Fury vs Joshua news, views and colour around the dream fight in the coming weeks and months – charting every step of the route to an intoxicating fight night in front of a huge crowd both in the stadium and on TV.