The countdown for the biggest boxing fight of 2021 has begun...Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury is happening this August.
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, 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.
The official date for the fight has now been confirmed. Joshua and Fury with clash on August 14, 2021.
Tickets for the fight are yet to go on sale, but you will get all the latest news and updates right here.
We now have official confirmation that the fight will be taking place in Saudi Arabia. However, the venue of where the event will be held is still unknown at this point.
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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