Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, said on Thursday he was “100 per cent confident” it would happen amid concerns over delays in finalising the Saudi Arabia super fight.
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IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua and WBC titleholder Fury are now “on the verge” of a one-fight deal to decide the undisputed heavyweight championship in “the biggest fight in British boxing history,” Hearn said.
The British pair, who share all the world heavyweight titles available, have agreed a two-fight deal that will result in all belts belonging to one man for the first time since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
The two British heavyweights will fight to be crowned undisputed heavyweight champion of the world this year, but while contracts are signed, exact details are yet to be confirmed.
Fury and Joshua agreed personal terms for their long-awaited battle last month, with only the site deal left to finalise before it is fully wrapped up.
Fury is set to take on fellow Brit AJ in a battle for the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world this summer.
Talks have been continuing in recent weeks over a date and venue for the huge fight, and Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed that both sides had agreed on a site offer for the bout.
The Gypsy King has repeatedly vented his frustration about the delay in negotiations over the all-British unification fight that would bring all five of the heavyweight belts together.
Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic to claim the crown last month and quickly reiterated his desire to box.
This was shown in a series of posts shared on Twitter.
Joshua and Fury are set to meet in the ring with the undisputed heavyweight championship on the line this summer after signing contracts for the £200million mega-fight.
Whyte’s career was on the line in Gibraltar having been knocked out by the Russian seven months ago in a shocking upset
AJ’s promoter explained on Monday that contracts are signed for the undisputed heavyweight title fight, with just the date and venue left to be resolved.
With terms of the deal set on Saturday, Hearn’s company, Matchroom, and Fury’s promoter, Top Rank, have 30 days to find a site and a date for the first fight in June or July.
The two Brits are on the verge of reaching an agreement to collide later this year for the undisputed heavyweight crown.
According to World Boxing News, the fighters are being lined up to face each other in November or December – with the winner potentially getting another shot at a world title.
Negotiations for one of “the biggest fights of all time”, Joshua and Fury’s undisputed heavyweight title clash, are ongoing with both sides optimistic of a resolution.
The two heavyweight world champions will meet this summer – in June or July – to determine the division’s first undisputed ruler since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
The Mirror revealed that between March 2019 and March 2020, Joshua made several investments, including three houses in Watford.
The WBC heavyweight champion has grown frustrated by the lack of progress in getting the Joshua battle over the line.