The long-awaited fight between British boxer of Nigerian origin Anthony Joshua and his compatriot Tyson Fury will finally take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This was confirmed by the Gypsy King’s promoter, Bob Arum. The Top Rank boss also confirmed that the fight is expected to take place on July 24, July 31 or August 7 in Jeddah.
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are expected to face each other, twice, in 2021, in a heavyweight unification duel. The promoter of the fight has revealed that it will take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. « We have contracts now. This is a big step forward. We are just doing the paperwork now with the Saudis, » he confided.
Arum expects the fight to be officially announced in a fortnight. This clash of the titans will undoubtedly be a global event. For the outcome of this fight will consecrate an undisputed world champion in the heavyweight category. Since it will be the unification of the world heavyweight championship belts. Especially since Anthony Joshua, holds the WBA-WBO-IBF title, while Tyson Fury holds the WBC title.
« I signed my part of the contract. We sent him a good offer, I’m sure he won’t refuse it. He wants this fight for sure, I want it for sure, and more than him and me, the whole public wants it, » said Anthony Joshua, a Nigerian-born British boxer.