Despite a setback, both Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are scheduled to face each other inside the boxing ring in what will be the biggest fight of 2022.
Heavyweight boxing always produces outstanding encounters; the likes of Deontay Wilder and Dillian Whyte have been more recent contenders to both Joshua and Fury, but neither could be beaten on said occasions.
Fury has endured a remarkable resurrection back into the ring. The Gypsy King has been through several physical and mental battles in recent years and a brutal knockout display against Wilder in 2020 completed the perfect comeback story.
So…Joshua holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts while Fury has the green and gold WBC strap; it will be an entertaining bout and one the entire boxing world will be tuning in for.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury:
UPDATE 30th July: Eddie Hearn has revealed that he is ‘confident’ Anthony Joshua can take down Tyson Fury when the pair eventually clash.
UPDATE 28th July: Bob Arum believes that we will see the fight happen in 2022.
UPDATE, 13 May: The fight date and venue has finally been officially confirmed for the fight.
UPDATE, 10 May: Confirmation of the fight is expected to be announced this week, as per Eddie Hearn.
UPDATE, 28 April: Eddie Hearn has admitted that there is no ‘Plan B’ for the Joshua vs Fury bout. Read more here.
UPDATE, 22 April: Eddie Hearn has confirmed the final contract exchange. Read all about it here.
We do not have an official date for the fight after the scheduled clash has been postponed.
However, we can expect to see the pair meet during 2022.
Tickets for the fight are yet to go on sale, but you will get all the latest news and updates right here.
The fight was scheduled to take place in Saudi Arabia; however, since the postponement, we no longer have a confirmed venue.
Keep an eye on this page for further updates as they come.
It will be a tough fight for any boxing fan or pundit to predict, but most bookmakers are labelling Fury as the favourite to win the highly-anticipated encounter.
The Gypsy King has been placed with odds of around 4/7 in most cases. As for Joshua, bookmakers have his odds at around 6/4.
If you think Fury will win by KO, you can get odds of around 2/1, while a Joshua win by KO is labelled at around 5/2.
Here are the stats and records of both Joshua and Fury throughout their boxing careers so far:
Fight record: 25 fights, 24 wins, 22 wins by KO, 1 loss.
Fight record: 31 fights, 30 wins, 21 wins by KO, 0 losses.
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