Bob Arum has revealed that he and Eddie Hearn are cooking up an attention-grabbing plan for the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury.
Negotiations are ongoing between the edges to make the undisputed heavyweight title struggle and, if it involves fruition, there can be a number of different fights on the present.
Arum instructed Sky: “We talked in regards to the undercard and Eddie made a extremely good suggestion – that now we have Matchroom fighters in opposition to fighters from our facet.
“That may be fairly good. It will be attention-grabbing.”
A uncommon idea of crossover fights may present numerous attention-grabbing match-ups between Hearn’s Matchroom fighters and Arum’s Prime Rank fighters.
Fury is co-promoted by Frank Warren alongside Arum and so his Queensberry fighters may additionally get in on the act.
Relating to the most recent progress in direction of making the struggle, Arum added: “I don’t need to make a deadline, however I simply can report that all the things to date has been going splendidly and we hope to have a signed doc inside the subsequent couple of weeks.
“That may not present for a web site, as a result of we are able to have a doc that the fighters would have signed after which have a mutual settlement clause of the location.
“We’re all on the identical web page, so far as I can see.
“I’m 95 per cent assured the struggle occurs, and I’m 100 per cent assured that my man wins, and wins by knockout.”
AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn mentioned: “I don’t need to say an excessive amount of, apart from we’re going effectively.
“We’re now papering the struggle, by way of the contracts, a interval of the struggle, and searching now within the subsequent levels to go to the completely different varied websites which have made presents and talk about the struggle and the date with them.
“All I need to inform you actually is we’re on observe and I don’t see something derailing it.
“We’re speaking to Saudi Arabia, we’re speaking to Qatar, we’re speaking to Dubai, we’re speaking to Singapore, we’re speaking to China, we’re speaking to America.”