Eddie hearn revealed that he had no support from the Tyson fury to close the fight with Anthony Joshua in 2021.
“I did not have any support from the team Fury to make that fight, “he confessed Eddie hearn to BBC Sports. “I don’t want to speak ill of them, but I don’t really trust them.”
The president of Matchroom and promoter of AJ He said that on his side they did all the legal work and paperwork to reach the agreement. However, the deal was not closed due to the minimal collaboration of Top rank and Frank Warren, according Hearn.
“Now we have to focus on our own business, which is fighting with Oleksandr Usyk”, Sentenced the English promoter. “For now it is the only thing that matters to us.”
A few months ago it was revealed that the unification of the full pesos would finally be done in August in Saudi Arabia, but all the plans fell apart.
A judge in USA ruled that Fury had to give immediate revenge to Deontay Wilder, with whom he fought in February 2020.
Negotiations between both parties were very complicated, but this resolution forced both to redo their plans.
In addition, at the time, there were attacks between the teams of both parties, because they could not reach an agreement.
Joshua, therefore, will defend the heavyweight belts of the WBA, WBO and FIB against Oleksandr Usyk next September 25, while Fury will fight before Wilder October 9th.
Nevertheless, Hearn considered that if both British boxers win their fights, the unification will take place.
“I am sure that Fury will fight with Joshua“, said. “We know that financially this is the fight that will bring the most money. I take it for granted AJ will fight with him. I’d be really surprised if the two of them win and we don’t see the unification. “
At the time, too Anthony Joshua expressed his desire to fight with Tyson fury.