Fury confirms Joshua bout is ON and set for August 14 in Saudi Arabia

Tyson Fury confirms heavyweight fight with Anthony Joshua is ON and set for August 14 in Saudi Arabia – as an excited Gypsy King says he ‘cannot wait to smash’ his British rival ‘in the biggest sporting event ever to grace Earth’

After months of deliberation, Tyson Fury versus Anthony Joshua will take place this summer after the former confirmed the mouthwatering showdown.

Fury took to social media on Sunday evening to declare that heavyweight unification bout with his British rival will take place on August 14 in Saudi Arabia.

Joshua, 31, holds the WBA, WBO and IBF belts, while Fury, 32, is the WBC champion. 

Tyson Fury has confirmed that he will be fighting Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14

In a video posted to Twitter, Fury said: ‘I have got some massive news. I have just got off the phone with Prince Khalid of Saudi Arabia and he told me this fight is 100 per cent on, August 14.

All eyes of the world will be on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

‘I cannot wait, I repeat, cannot wait to smash Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage of all-time.

‘This is going to be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet Earth. Do not miss it.’

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