Bob Arum insists ‘there aren’t any extra points’ stopping Anthony Joshua lastly going through Tyson Fury for the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world.
The Prime Rank supremo, who handles Fury’s enterprise dealings alongside Frank Warren, has labored tirelessly on the deal since Joshua’s knockout of Kubrat Pulev in December.
After dispatching the Bulgarian with consummate ease as one in every of his obligatory title defence, the IBF, WBA and WBO champion outlined his plans to unify the division.
Fury, who holds the WBC and Ring Journal heavyweight belts, has not fought for greater than a 12 months since stopping Deontay Wilder of their rematch in February 2020.
Nonetheless, Arum insists the battle is edging nearer to completion and promised followers every part was transferring in the correct course.
“Yeah so far as I’m involved,” he informed iFL TV. “I’ve been engaged on it; all of the factors have been agreed to.
“That’s what either side has stated. Now, we’re scrambling round to get the factor signed and every part.
“However I can say clearly, based mostly on my view on every part, that there aren’t any extra points.”
Representatives for the heavyweight champions have been deep in negotiations and have made important progress with AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn promising followers the undisputed showdown will occur subsequent.
AJ stated on a JD Sports activities dwell stream on Sunday: “June ought to be the date.
“Belief me. For the followers, for the individuals which have been calling it on for a lot of, many months.
“Shoutout to Fury and his staff as properly, hungry go-getters, that’s what we’re.
“UK get up. And to the world – we’re bringing it.
“I can’t wait. Undisputed.”