Tyson Fury fight with Anthony Joshua ON with agreements all settled and announcement in coming days, reveals Bob Arum

TYSON FURY'S all-British heavyweight unification showdown fight with Anthony Joshua is ON, according to Bob Arum.

The Gypsy King's American promoter, 89, told IFL TV there are finally no issues left to be resolved in negotiations.

Arum confirmed Fury, 32, and Joshua are now signing their contracts for the fight with an official announcement imminent.

The American claimed: "As far as I'm concerned, all the points have been agreed to.

"That's what each side has said. Now, we're just scrambling around to get things signed.

"I can say clearly, based on my view of everything, there are NO more issues."

Earlier this week, AJ, 31, revealed the fight was close to being given the green light with the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts all be on the line for the first time in heavyweight history.

Joshua even hinted at an early summer showdown date, saying: “June should be the date.

“Trust me. For the fans, for the people that have been calling it on for many, many months.

“Shoutout to Fury and his team as well, hungry go-getters, that’s what we are.


“UK stand up. And to the world – we’re bringing it. I can’t wait. Undisputed.”

Last week, Fury claimed there were FOUR sticking points – with dad John has threatening to 'spank' Eddie Hearn.

John roared: “I’ll spank [Hearn] like a kid and I don’t care if he sees this or not because it’s true.

“I don’t take the bulls*** mate, sign the document.

"You have it in front of you, sign it. Sign the f***ing contract.”

But Arum's latest revelation suggests the 'sticking points' have been ironed out.

SunSport understands a non-disclosure agreement has been keeping discussions top secret, with Arum's update therefore a huge boost for fans.

Saudi Arabia, which hosted AJ’s December 2019 rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr, is leading the race to hold the fight.

But America, Qatar, Dubai, Singapore and China have all expressed their interest in hosting.

With the Covid-19 fall-out unlikely to allow for 90,000 fans back into Wembley stadium for a while, the UK has to hope to host the rematch of the planned two-fight deal.

Joshua won as recently as December, knocking out Kubrat Pulev, 39, in a mandatory defence in his local Wembley Arena.

But Fury hasn't fought since February 2020, when he dethroned Deontay Wilder – meaning he goes into the biggest fight of his life with on the back of a 16-month layoff.

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