Bob arum, promoter of Tyson fury, assured that a fight with Anthony Joshua It would generate $ 100 million for each of the fighters and offered more details on how the negotiations between the two parties are going.
“The fight) Joshua vs. Fury it will give each one close to 100 million. To each one ”, he said Arum in a chat with Barbershop Conversations. “It is the biggest fight in the history of the UK and by far. Around the world it’s the biggest fight everyone wants to see. “
As COVID-19 infections have worsened in England, it is unlikely that the fight will take place in that country. However, other places such as Singapore, Dubai, Qatar, the United States, China and Saudi Arabia to host the combat.
“We have a place, that’s true,” he replied. Bob on the venue of the possible contest without giving further details. “(The fight) could be at the end of June because it would give us more time to solve the coronavirus problem. By June, most people will be vaccinated, so it is possible. We could make a pay per event that is late in the UK and make it early for the United States. “
For the clues it gives Arum Regarding the schedule, it is possible that the headquarters that the promoter says that it already has, is in the Middle East. In that region, venues in Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Qatar have been considered.
So much Joshua as Tyson Fury they have to resolve some mandatory belt contests of the organizations they hold. Joshua with the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk by the title of the World Boxing Organization and Tyson with Deontay Wilder, whom he knocked out in seven rounds and signed an immediate rematch.
“At Christmas and New Year’s Eve there was meditation, maybe the mediator will be able to resolve the situation,” he said. Arum On the subject of Fury with Wilder. “I don’t want to get into legal matters, but the idea of stopping the fight Fury vs. Joshua it just won’t happen. “