Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua – Bob Arum Provides an Update on Signing of Fight

Published 01/12/2021, 11:26 PM EST


Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua is not just the biggest all-British clash, but also one highly charismatic fight of the heavyweight era. The bout carries immense hype, and fans desperately wait to see it come to life. Tyson Fury’s US promoter, Bob Arum, recently rolled out some positive news pertaining to this mammoth contest.

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In a conversation with Sky Sports, the Top Rank CEO talked about the possibilities of this fight and gave a vital update on the same.

Arum said, “I’m 95 per cent confident the fight happens. And I’m 100 per cent confident that my guy wins, and wins by knockout.”

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 12: Boxer Tyson Fury (L) and Top Rank Founder and CEO Bob Arum attend a news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on June 12, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury will face Tom Schwarz in a heavyweight bout on June 15 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

He continued, “I don’t want to make a deadline, but I just can report that everything so far has been going splendidly, and we hope to have a signed document within the next couple of weeks.”

Arum and his promotion are trying to sort out every possibility for this fight. They are well aware of what this bout actually means to the boxing universe, and that is why they look keen to deliver it above everyone’s expectations.

The next two weeks seem pretty crucial for this fight’s future as the tentative dates, locations, and possible purses might be finalized.

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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua to happen by mid-2021?

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Fury vs Joshua carries different levels of hype and responsibilities altogether. This fight will create a roadway for the gigantic division and the winner will be the undisputed heavyweight champion. With all the current progress made by both their promotions, this fight seems inevitable for mid-2021.

Furthermore, their promotions will look to make sure that they can have a large number of fans in the stadium as this will contribute to the fighter purses. Furthermore, the will allow fans to mark themselves present for this historic event in massive numbers.

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Who will you be rooting for among the Brits? A quick finish or a 12-round war? How do you see this fight going?

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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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