Tyson Fury’s ongoing dispute with Deontay Wilder will not derail Anthony Joshua plans, says promoter Eddie Hearn

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by A.P.

Tyson Fury’s US promoter Bob Arum has revealed that he is “95 per cent confident” about finalising a contract with Anthony Joshua within two weeks for an undisputed world heavyweight title fight this year.

Tyson Fury’s ongoing dispute with Deontay Wilder is not ‘an issue’ that could derail plans for two fights against Anthony Joshua, says promoter Eddie Hearn.

Fury’s US promoter Bob Arum has revealed that he is “95 per cent” confident about agreeing terms with Joshua – and hopes to sign a contract within two weeks, despite Wilder’s attempts to enforce another WBC title fight.

The American, who suffered a knockout loss to Fury last February, has started a mediation process in a bid to gain a third bout, but Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn does not believe Wilder can prevent two huge world title clashes this year.

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