Eddie Hearn criticises Tyson Fury's trainer for demanding 50-50 split for Anthony Joshua fight to happen

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Tyson Fury's trainer Ben Davison has slammed Anthony Joshua for his reluctance to split the purse for a potential fight between the Gypsy King and Joshua.

Davison wants a 50/50 split of the fight purse, however, Joshua and his team are known for offering set fees to his opponents for his bouts.

This has been criticised by many fans of the heavyweight division, most famously Lennox Lewis, who has blamed Joshua's stubbornness as a reason for the sorry state heavyweight boxing finds itself in.

These concerns can be seen with Davison, admitting he would never accept anything less than a 50/50 spit for the fight to happen.

"If he wants to make that fight, it's 50-50. He needs to stop looking at this like a business, and stop arguing about percentages, this man's worth and that man's worth.

"His biggest payday is with them two. Let the fans get what the fans want. That's how I see it. It depends on how they want it."

Davison added: "His credibility as a champion has dropped, because a high percentage of people thought Tyson won the fight."

Eddie Hearn has retaliated to the comments made by Davison and slated him, claiming that he knows nothing about boxing as a business.

Hearn said: "When push comes to shove, he ain't worth 50/50.

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"What he knows about the boxing business I could write on my little pinky.

"You've got a guy who's the biggest star in world boxing and you got the others who are great fighters but commercially not the same."

Hearn believes comments from the likes of Davison and Lewis come from jealousy and that everyone wants to see the IBF, WBO and WBA champion fail.

[Scroll to 08:30 in the video below to see Hearn discuss Fury and Davison.]

"This is like a global gang up on AJ.

"This isn't about the next fight in April or June this is about beating everybody, this is a legacy.

"People are so desperate to see AJ fail in the business."

Joshua's next fight is to be on April 13 at Wembley Stadium, where he will put his belts on the line. 

Jarrell Miller and Dillian Whyte are the frontrunners in the bookie's odds to be his opponent.

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