Anthony Joshua’s undisputed world title fight against Tyson Fury “will happen”, says promoter Eddie Hearn, who says he will do “everything it takes” to agree a deal.
Britain’s heavyweight rivals hold all the world titles as Fury claimed the WBC belt with a stunning stoppage win over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas at the weekend, while Joshua regained his WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO straps in a rematch victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in December.
Matchroom Boxing boss Hearn revealed how he spoke to Joshua on Sunday to discuss him fighting Fury next and has promised to thrash out terms for a blockbuster British battle.
Hearn told Sky Sports News: “He’s promoted by Bob Arum predominantly. Frank Warren is also involved, MTK are his management company. I’ve spoke to Top Rank and I’ve spoke to MTK straight after the fight.
“Everybody is very clear on this. Everybody wants this fight – Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, MTK, Top Rank, Frank Warren, Matchroom.
“There are some hurdles to overcome on the broadcasting, but nothing too much.
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