Boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury signed a contract in 2021 for two fights. The announcement was made by businessman Eddie Hearn for North America’s channel ESPN.
It is expected that the locations of both will be announced in the coming days. Nine cities are for tombs. Saudi Arab. The United States, Qatar, Singapore and China are the most highly rated to receive the first match. Wembley Stadium in London, England, is reserved for a second duel, when spectators of 90,000 people are already vaccinated.
Scholarships for fighters will be split in June or July for the first fight. The winner receives 60–40 in the second duel scheduled for November or December.
“The hard part is always getting everyone to put a paper pen. But it was a big effort by all sides to get the signature on the line. You have rival promoters, rival television networks and rival fighters, ”the company owner said.
The 31-year-old Joshua last fought in December when he defeated the Bulgarian Kubrat Pulaev, while the 32-year-old Fury had not been able to win over Dente Wilder since February 2020.
Joshua is a World Heavyweight Champion by the World Union, World Organization and International Boxing Federation. He has 24 wins (22 knockouts) and one defeat. Fury owns the Boxing Council belt after 30 wins (21 knockouts) and a draw.