Frank Warren Confirms Date for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury Fight

Published 05/12/2021, 4:00 PM CDT


Over the past few days, the Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury fight has again turned into a hot topic in the boxing universe. According to their promoters, the fight is on the brink of getting official. However, there are just a few roadblocks to be vanquished.

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The dates and locations for this fight are almost set. It is reported that this heavy encounter will take place tentatively on August 14 in Saudi Arabia.

Recently, Frank Warren was in a chat with talkSport, wherein he gave confirmation on the fight date. He said, “I don’t think the date is the problem at all, I think everyone’s agreed that can be moved to August 14.

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“What we’re all trying to do is get this over the line, but the only way we’ll get it over the line is by the fighter, Tyson, getting certain assurances.”

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 23: Boxing promoter Frank Warren and Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury pictured together at Morningside Arena on March 23, 2019 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

“If he gets them, he’ll put pen to paper, but as it is now, he’s waiting for the other side’s lawyers to confirm what he wants,” he added

Despite Warren confirming the dates for this clash, there has been no official news revealed by either side. But fight fans can definitely expect some positive piece of news in the coming few days. The Queensberry boss even admitted there are a few concerns from Tyson Fury’s end.

And once the Brit is sure of all the sides, he’ll definitely ink the deal to collide with his longtime foe, Anthony Joshua.

Can Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury’s promoters roll out this fight in the biggest possible way?

Both Joshua and Fury’s promoters have worked to set up this fight in the most gigantic way. This fight has also made some serious progress over the past few months in terms of contracts and more.

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Both their promoters want to keep this fight in presence of a massive in-stadium audience. For that, they were in search of a location which is free from the clutches of the global pandemic.

It seems Saudi Arabia is all set to host the biggest heavyweight undisputed title clash of all time. And the fans just cannot wait for the same.

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Also, the only vital thing which fans wish to hear pertaining to this fight is its official announcement. That said, it’ll be exciting to see if Fury and Joshua’s promoters come up with the official announcements soon.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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