VIDEO: Tyson Fury and Eddie Hearn’s Recent Interaction Suggest Anthony Joshua Fight Is Finalized

Published 05/06/2021, 5:18 AM EDT
DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 07: Anthony Joshua poses for a photo with the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title belts with Eddie Hearn and Barry Hearn after the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Matchroom Boxing ‘Clash on the Dunes’ show at the Diriyah Season on December 07, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


The Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury fight has dragged on for a few months now. While many fans and critics showed their frustration, Matchroom’s Eddie Hearn remained confident. And Hearn’s latest interaction with Fury suggests everything is finalized.

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The two fighters signed a contract back in March. However, issues with the location and date have delayed a final announcement. As a result, Eddie Hearn faced immense criticism and people feared the bout would get canceled. However, fans may finally get to witness the huge fight between the heavyweight champions.

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – AUGUST 18: Tyson Fury celebrates after defeating Francesco Pianeta following their heavyweight contest at Windsor Park on August 18, 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The 30-0-1 boxer ran into Eddie Hearn while in Dallas for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders fight. Salvador Rodriguez from ESPN posted the video to his Twitter. In the video, Fury asked Hearn, “Got it done then, mush?”

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The promoter replied, “Got it done. It was easy, actually. It was easy.” Despite this, he told Rodriguez there would not be an announcement soon. 

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This may raise the question of whether they were referring to the heavyweight clash or the Saunders-Alvarez ring issue?

Eddie Hearn and Tyson Fury: A surprisingly good interaction

The video showed both Tyson Fury and Hearn in good spirits. However, this cordial interaction will raise a few eyebrows since the two have gone at it over the past few weeks. 

Fury has constantly blasted Hearn for taking time to get the fight done. Moreover, he threatened to back out of the fight if there was no confirmation. Also, he lashed out at Hearn for the treatment of his friend Billy Joe Saunders, accusing Hearn of only promoting Alvarez.

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Therefore, there is no love lost between the two outspoken personalities. However, it appears as though they have put their differences aside before the cameras. 

Only time will tell if the duo was referring to the $150 million site fee from Saudi Arabia, or the ring size issue.

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What do you make of this interaction between Tyson Fury and Eddie Hearn? Do you think they are talking about the heavyweight fight?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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