Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua Fight Date: Eddie Hearn Spills the Beans

Published 01/14/2021, 7:15 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 30: Anthony Joshua of England poses with Promoter Eddie Hearn following his WBC International Heavyweight bout against Kevin Johnson of The USA at The O2 Arena on May 30, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)


Ever since Anthony Joshua‘s win over Kubrat Pulev, his fans have started aligning him with fellow Brit Tyson Fury. It is set to be the most cracking battle of this decade, and predominantly the best battle of the heavyweight division. Both their promotions are already in talks to stage this event in the best possible way.

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In a recent Ringside Toe2Toe boxing podcast, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn talked about the probable dates of this fight.

To make this fight, we need to go somewhere that’s realistic,” he said.

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We need to go somewhere where there’s going to be enough money on the table to make both guys say, ‘Yeah, let’s go!'”

Hearn acknowledged the importance of this fight and knows what responsibilities he carries to make it come to life. He asserted that Joshua has already started training for the ‘Gypsy King’ and his eyes keenly set on the pot of gold. The Matchroom supremo is in intense discussions with Fury’s promoter, Bob Arum, and he has already hinted at a positive outcome for this fight.

“We are drafting contracts and we don’t have a signed agreement yet. But I’m confident and, May (or) early June, you will see that fight,” Hearn concluded.

Read – Eddie Hearn Lambasts Oleksandr Usyk for Disrupting the Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua Fight

Can Anthony Joshua become the undisputed heavyweight champion?

Nobody in the sport has risen to stardom like Anthony Joshua. ‘AJ’ has millions of followers on his social handles, who track his every moment. The British boxer has put in a tremendous amount of hard work to reach the pinnacle of the sport. Not only has he reached the top, but he has also maintained his colossal profile right there.

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The 31-year-old is just one step away from becoming the undisputed king of heavyweights. However, that challenge won’t be easy for him as ‘The Gypsy King’ will want to attain this spot himself.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 31: Anthony Joshua stands on the scale against Andy Ruiz Jr during their official weigh in at Madison Square Garden on May 31, 2019 in New York City. They will fight for Joshua’s IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titles at Madison Square Garden on June 1, 2019 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joshua has all the weapons in his artillery to stun Fury, but his approach in this fight will be worth a watch.

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How will ‘AJ’ fare in the biggest fight of his life and where do you think it will take place?

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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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