The UK is now home to all the boxing belts; – Tyson Fury now holds the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight belts while Anthony Joshua is the unified WBA, WBC & IBF champion.
According to ring Magazine Boxing hierarchy, the UK is now the home to the boxing Champion and number 1 boxer in the heavy weight division.
There is no better time for a Unification fight – thats the fight the world wants to see
But will the fight happen? there are a few stumbling blocks….
Wilder has triggered the rematch clause for a third fight
Deontay Wilder claimed his outfit was too heavy for his legs, he has now demanded a contracted third fight, Fury will have to honor the contract and give Wilder his third fight which contractually should happen before July 18. Wilder is expected to make almost 20 million from the Fury- Wilder 3rd fight.
Negotiations are ongoing to pay Detonay Wilder to step aside and skip the trilogy
Anthony Joshua is already scheduled to fight the Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, possibly on the 20th of June at the new Tottenham stadium in North London.
But no one really wants to see that fight; Eddie Hearn, Joshua’s promoter is dragging his feet on Finalizing all the details with high hopes that Wilder could be talked out of a third fight.
Kubrat Pulev could receive a vast step-aside fee from Anthony Joshua’s team to enable Joshua fight Fury – but first they have to convince Wilder to drop the trilogy battle .
Fury vs Joshua fight will be a 50/50 split in terms of earnings.
The most influential boxer who attracts ticket sales and pay per view buys will earn the most – Now its official that Tyson Fury’s rematch win over Deontay Wilder has broken the live gate record (money generated from ticket sales) for any heavyweight fight in history. the fight generated $16.92m with 15,816 in attendance.
Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch did 800,000 pay-per-view buys, the most for a heavyweight fight in North America since Mike Tyson vs Lennox Lewis in 2002 .
Anthony Joshua is also big in the industry- his rematch VS Andy Ruiz earned 1.6 million pay per view buys breaking UK pay per view record
Saudi has reportedly placed a bid of about 400 million pounds for Tyson fury next fight – Wilder trilogy or an all British fight with Anthony Joshua
British fans will want that battle to be staged at Wembley Stadium, so its up to the fighters to choose the love of money or duty to country
The Fury vs Joshua fight can only happen…
After Anthony Joshua dispatches mandatory IBF challenger Pulev in London on June 20. & Fury wins his trilogy with Wilder. If they both still stand as winners , then their profiles will improve, the excitement is heightened and the world will roll out its red-carpet for a fight that will go down as one of the greatest in history!