Tyson Fury took to Instagram on Friday to verify experiences of a heavyweight title struggle towards Anthony Joshua at the moment being within the negotiation stage, claiming he despatched his opponent the contract “just a few days in the past.”
Fury, 34, has been the WBC heavyweight champion since defeating Deontay Wilder in 2020. The struggle would happen in September, ESPN confirmed.
“A number of days in the past i despatched a draft contract to Anthony Joshua for a struggle in September at Wembley Stadium,” Fury wrote. “It is a struggle that everybody desires to see, together with myself. Come of AJ, let’s give the world what they need to see.
“This time im not gonna make one million movies and hold placing strain on. The ball is now in your facet.”
Fury tagged Frank Warren, Eddie Hearn and a number of other media shops, together with ESPN and Sky Sports activities.
A number of fights for Tyson Fury
The information of Fury desirous to struggle Joshua comes just a few days after experiences claimed was on the verge of securing an surprising match-up towards Australian cruiserweight Jai Opetaia.
The Gypsy King is raring for a contender after negotiations with Oleksandr Usyk fell by way of earlier this 12 months.
Fury not too long ago said he desires his subsequent struggle to happen in Australia, however there’s nonetheless no opponent secured.
“I am undoubtedly eager, it could even be my subsequent struggle, over right here,” Fury mentioned. “I simply have not acquired an opponent but, so we’ll determine it out. Over the following few days, we’ll be travelling round to some totally different states and some potential venues for my subsequent struggle. Australians are at all times loopy boxing followers, so it could be nice to get the Gypsy King Down Beneath.”