Two-time world heavyweight title challenger Dominic Breazeale says there is no way Deontay Wilder can avenge his defeat by Tyson Fury in their third fight.
Promoter Frank Warren has blasted back at Deontay Wilder’s claim that he doesn’t feel Tyson Fury is a real champion after their Las Vegas rematch.
Eddie Hearn says an undisputed world heavyweight championship showdown is boxing’s Holy Grail, and expects it to happen in late 2020 or early 2021.
Tyson Fury’s third fight against Deontay Wilder could be further delayed if the COVID-19 crisis stops spectactors attending.
Joshua vs Wilder has yet to take place inside a boxing ring, but AJ has finally aired his views on the former WBC heayvweight king – and it doesn’t make pleasant listening for the ‘Bronze Bomber’.
Deontay Wilder has been tapping into the knowledge of George Foreman as he bids to bounce back from his first professional defeat by Tyson Fury.
Anthony Joshua says he would fight Tyson Fury behind closed doors even if it meant taking a pay cut of several million pounds.
Legendary promoter Bob Arum says there is no way Deontay Wilder will accept step-aside money to allow Tyson Fury to meet Anthony Joshua in his next fight.
Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren believes ‘The Gypsy King’ will dominate Anthony Joshua in the same way he destroyed Deontay Wilder earlier this year.
A world heavyweight title unification showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua may have to wait until late 2021 according to David Haye.
Anthony Joshua has told fellow British world champ Tyson Fury they need to fight now to determine who is the best fighter in the heavyweight division.
A Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua superfight appears to be closer than ever, and the odds for the massive showdown are a fascinating sub-plot.
Fury vs Joshua Fight News
Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua hold all of the world heavyweight titles between them and they are big news every day of the year.
They had been all set to meet in the biggest fight in British boxing history on August 14, 2021.
The pair had signed a two-fight deal and Saudi Arabia had agreed to put up a record $155million (£109million) site fee. And then the world caved in…
Fury and Joshua next fights
Just 24 hours after a gleeful Fury had announced that August 14 date to face Joshua in Saudi, everything fell apart – and fast.
Deontay Wilder won an arbitration ruling over his collapsed trilogy fight with Fury last year. The ruling stated Fury must fight him before September.
The end result – no Fury vs Joshua for a while at least.
Fury (30-0-1) will now meet Wilder (42-1-1) for a third time in Las Vegas on Saturday July 24.
That of course leaves Joshua needing a new dance partner, and he is likely to now defend his IBF, WBA and WBO titles
against former cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk. That is likely to be in London on August 21 or 28. Fury vs Joshua TV details
The battle to show the fight on TV and live stream is also a fascinating one.
Sky Sports Box Office (currently shows Joshua fights in the UK) and BT Sport Box Office (airs Fury fights in the UK) currently hold all the aces. It’s likely both would share UK rights.
ESPN has an exclusive deal with Fury in the U.S. and would likely have the rights Stateside.
DAZN meanwhile is also expected to be a major player.
Fury is the current betting favourite at around 4/7 with Joshua around a 11/8 chance. But boxing odds have been overturned before…
The next few months promise to be absolutely fascinating as the picture becomes clearer and obstacles are removed to what would be a massive confrontation between two British heavyweight world champions.