The four-belt heavyweight unification combat between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua is scheduled in Saudi Arabia on August 14, Fury introduced on social media.
In a video posted on Twitter on Sunday, Fury stated he had obtained assurances from Saudi Defense Secretary Prince Khalid Abdulaziz Al Saud that the bout would happen in Jeddah.
“They told me that this fight is 100% on August 14, 2021 … All eyes on the world will be on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And I can’t wait to repeat Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage, repeat , Can’t wait. This will be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet Earth, “Fury stated.
Joshua, 31, owns the WBA, WBO and IBF belts whereas Fury is the WBC champion. This is the primary time that 4 heavyweight belts will compete.
Promoter Bob Arum instructed ESPN that the events ought to get a clear draft on Monday.
The website charge, beforehand reported by ESPN, is $ 155 million with fighters receiving $ 75 million every and a further $ 5 million for bills and undercards.
– Field Level Media