Joshua, Fury Sign Contracts For £200m Mega-Fight


Heavyweight boxing rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have signed a two-fight deal for the biggest bout in British boxing history.

Joshua and Fury agreed terms in principle last year but have now put pen to paper after contracts were finalised.

The first fight is expected to take place in June or July with Saudi Arabia in pole position to play host with both fighters set to earn £100million.

And the winner will be crowned the first undisputed heavyweight world champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999 after the WBO agreed to waive Joshua’s mandatory responsibilities.

Negotiations will now continue over when and where the fight would take place with as many as eight countries throwing their hat into the ring.

“We’d like to get a site deal confirmed in the next month,”promoter Eddie Hearn told ESPN.

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“The hard part is always getting everybody to put pen to paper but this was a major effort from all parties to get this over the…

Source: Complete Sports

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