Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury had finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash 

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury had finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash

Promoter Eddie Hearn said this week that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury had finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash and will meet in a specially-created stadium; Fury says: “I cannot wait to smash Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage of all time”

Tyson Fury has confirmed he will fight Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14 to become undisputed heavyweight champion and promised it will be “the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet earth”.

Promoter Eddie Hearn told Sky Sports this week that Joshua and Fury had finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash and will meet in a specially-created stadium.

Joshua’s IBF, WBA and WBO belts and Fury’s WBC title will all be at stake to decide the division’s No 1.

Fury, in a video posted on his Twitter account, confirmed the fight, saying: “Got some massive news for you all guys.

“I’ve just got off the phone from Prince Khalid of Saudi Arabia, he’s told me this fight is 100 per cent on.

“August 14, 2021, summer time – all eyes of the world will be on the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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

-Sky

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