Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury will happen on August 14 in Saudi Arabia, if it will get finalised, Frank Warren has informed talkSPORT.
Fury’s UK co-promoter confirmed the precise date for the struggle after AJ’s rep Eddie Hearn narrowed it down to 2 in an interview on Tuesday.
Hearn named August 7 and August 14 as the 2 doable dates.
Warren has now informed the talkSPORT Breakfast: “It undoubtedly received’t be on August 7 as a result of that’s when the Olympic video games are on and that’s gonna be an issue for TV.
“Moreover that, you’ve received a UFC PPV within the States and UK.
“So if it goes on, it’ll be on August 14.
“I don’t suppose the date is the issue in any respect, I believe everybody’s agreed that may be moved to August 14.”
The undisputed conflict is seemingly closing in on an official announcement with struggle contracts signed and the website deal at present being finalised.
This website price is reported to be upwards of $150million, however Warren beforehand insisted Fury needs that cash assured by a financial institution earlier than signing his contract.
The promoter continued: “What we’re all making an attempt to do is get this over the road, however the one means we’ll get it over the road is by the fighter, Tyson, getting sure assurances.
“If he will get them, he’ll put pen to paper, however as it’s now, he’s ready for the opposite aspect’s legal professionals to verify what he needs.
“We wish the struggle, everyone needs the struggle, for as soon as Eddie Hearn and I agree that we’ve a typical goal right here.
“However it hasn’t been signed, I don’t know why he’s saying it has been signed…
“There need to be assurances given and affirmation on condition that Tyson is proud of.
“It’s no totally different to if it have been a footballer going to a soccer membership, he would need sure assurances.
“His legal professionals would take a look at the contract and his legal professionals would need sure assurances that the guarantees of what’s within the contract is backed up by ensures, it’s so simple as that.
“Will probably be there [in Saudi Arabia] if the contract is signed, if Tyson’s needs are met with what he needs to be assured…
“I actually do really feel there’s a means ahead on this, I do really feel having spoken with one of many rules there that he desperately needs to do that deal.
“However as I say there’s simply a few issues that must be addressed and I’m fairly positive we’ll get them addressed and get it over the road and we are able to get it on.”