With Sunday’s rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder already in the books, Eddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO has said heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will take on Fury in what is next.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Hearn vowed to make Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury happen in 2020, stressing he has already spoken to AJ, and that the heavyweight champion with Nigerian roots has expressed interest in the fight.
Speaking to talkSPORT after Fury’s seventh round victory in Las Vegas, the Matchroom promoter stated: “I’ve already spoken to AJ and he wants to go into this fight next.
“We have to make this fight happen. We will never, ever get the chance for two Brits to fight for an undisputed heavyweight world championship. I promise you we will do everything we can to make this fight. It has to happen.
“We will never get this opportunity in this sport to do this again with two Brits. I’ve already spoken to AJ – he wants to go straight into this fight next. He loves the Tyson fight, he has has zero fear of fighting Tyson Fury.
“He has been through everything already and he wants to be undisputed and this is the chance for our sport to have one of those legacy moments that we will never get the opportunity to have again”