Boxing: Fury Promises To Smash Joshua In Heavyweight Fight

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British heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has promised to smash Anthony Joshua in a video published on Twitter  that confirmed their world title unification fight in Saudi Arabia on August 14.

Fury and Joshua have been slated to meet for several months, with discussions between both camps, promoters and prospective venues taking place both in private and via social media.

“Got some massive news for you all guys, I’ve just got off the phone from Prince Khalid of Saudi Arabia, he told me this fight is 100% on, August 14th 2021, summer time,” Fury said in the video. “All eyes of the world will be on the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

“I cannot wait, I repeat, I cannot wait, to smash Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage of all time. This is going to be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet earth. Do not miss it – all eyes on us.”

Joshua, the 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight gold medallist, holds the IBF, WBO, WBA and IBO titles while Fury is the WBC belt holder.


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