Tyson Fury Puts Promoters on Notice – Says Only 3 Days Left to Secure a Site Deal for Anthony Joshua Fight

Published 04/08/2021, 6:00 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 01: Tyson Fury reacts after fighting to a draw with Deontay Wilder during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)


The world awaits the heavyweight thrilling collision between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. The Brit pair will fight each other out for the undisputed heavyweight title clash later this year. Though this fight is official, the tentative dates and location for the same aren’t finalized yet.

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Lately, Michael Benson shared a story from Tyson Fury’s official Instagram handle. Wherein, the ‘Gypsy King’ gave a timeline to his promoters and asserted, “3 days left,”

Right after Fury put this story, it went viral and struck every boxing fan’s eye.

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A few days back, boxing fans went into a frenzy as the Joshua vs Fury fight got official. However, both their promoters didn’t spill the beans on booking a location alongside a tentative date.

In fact, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, revealed that this fight is being targeted for June/July 2021. Also, considering the ongoing pandemic, there’s a string of locations in consideration for this exemplary bout.

Ever since Fury scored a win over Deontay Wilder, he’s been waiting to get his hands on Joshua for the biggest fight of his life. He hasn’t stepped inside the squared circle after his electrifying win over the ex-WBC heavyweight champ.

On the other side, ‘AJ’ battered Kubrat Pulev in his last fight to claim a sensational win and retain his titles.

Both Fury and Joshua have asserted on battling each other since then. But this fight’s future might be in jeopardy if the location and dates for this fight are not set quickly.

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Will Tyson Fury vanquish Anthony Joshua from his way to take anyone else in contention?

Tyson Fury has developed a certain amount of ring rust as he’s kept himself out of the game for more than a year.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury reacts after the final bell in his heavy weight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

He might not wait too long for the Joshua fight, as it will unquestionably derail his prime time in the sport.

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The ‘Gypsy King’ wants to signify his legacy and for that, he’ll have to keep himself abruptly active in the fight game.

It’ll be interesting to see how things play out in the next few days and what does Tyson Fury actually comes up with.

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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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