Bob Arum, President of Top rank, he doubted that the combat between Anthony Joshua Y Tyson fury is going to be carried out, after several months of speculation and that has not yet materialized, while Eddie hearn he answers harshly.
“If I had to bet that Tyson fury vs Anthony Joshua is going to happen or not, I would say no, “said the legendary promoter to RingTV. “From what I can see, all of this with Eddie (Hearn) it is a mirage. A change in the negotiation is possible ”.
What’s more, Arum added that Hearn is desperate to close this contest, since it is the last fight left to Joshua under contract with Matchroom, promoter of Eddie.
“Eddie he’s desperate, he’s got one more fight with AJ and he wants it to be against Fury”, He added Bob. “But if the fight is delayed to winter, then AJ will have to fight against Oleksandr Usyk And that’s not a big fight Eddie he’s desperate ”.
Even, Bob arum he threatened to take up the possibility that Tyson fury fight with Deontay Wilder, Yes Eddie hearn fails to close a venue for the fight with Joshua.
Eddie hearn He has been declaring for several months that only details are lacking so that the contest for the unification of the full weights is made official, but it has not materialized.
Following the words of Bob arum, the president of Matchroom He reproached him for not lifting a finger during the negotiations. He stated that he is confident that he will be able to close the fight in Saudi Arabia.
“No one else has raised a finger,” he said in an interview with iFL TV. “Without disrespecting Bob, is a legendary promoter. You’ve never worked with a site offering like this before, and I have. This is the same people (in Saudi Arabia) with which I closed the great offer of headquarters (with Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruíz “.
Hearn He said that he trusts these people with whom he seeks to finalize the agreement and it is only bureaucratic procedures that are stopping the officialization.
“I trust them, they put it in writing, the agreement is in place,” he said. “We are only going through the process of a long-term agreement between three or four different attorneys. That is very difficult for a fight of this magnitude ”.
“There are no delays, it is only the word of a long-term agreement,” he mentioned. “It’s a little bit complicated. You have to remember that there are lawyers on our side, lawyers on AJ’s side, lawyers on the side of Fury, like three of them. They all want the agreement to be good. “