Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury’s face-to-face assembly on Saturday occurred by pure coincidence, in response to Eddie Hearn.
The heavyweight champions shared a dialog in Marbella because the ‘Gypsy King’ pulled his automobile over and spoke to AJ out of the window.
Joshua shortly posted the above image to his social media pages after the encounter.
He teased a possible bout between them by captioning it: “Sweeeeeeeeeeeet Caroline!! Ohhhh ohhh ohhhhh.”
Fury reacted by reposting Joshua’s image to his personal Intagram story.
He added the caption: “2021, it’s going off.”
Particulars of the dialog didn’t initially emerge, however after chatting with Joshua, Hearn has now revealed what was stated.
“It was wonderful, folks assume it was a arrange,” the promoter defined.
“AJ stated he was strolling down the street and Fury drove up and opened the window and was like, ‘Alright?’
“I feel he stated to AJ, ‘Be sure to beat Kubrat Pulev.’ And AJ stated, ‘Be sure to beat Deontay Wilder.’
“They usually each stated, ‘I’ll, and I’ll see you subsequent 12 months.’
Joshua and Fury at the moment reign as the 2 kings in boxing’s glamour division, with Anthony holding the WBA, IBF and WBO belts whereas Tyson has the WBC crown.
The 2 Brits have agreed monetary phrases to combat twice in 2021.
These phrases state that the primary bout might be a 50/50 purse break up, whereas the rematch might be a 60/40 break up in favour of whomever wins the primary.
It’s unknown the place and when the fights are going to occur, although the most definitely venue appears the Center East.
First although, each males should hold their phrase and win their upcoming bouts.