WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury indicates that a contract has been sent to former two-time world champion Anthony Joshua - for a potential domestic blockbuster at Wembley Stadium in September.
"A few days ago I sent a draft contract to Anthony Joshua for a fight in September at Wembley Stadium," Fury stated on Instagram.
"It is a fight that everyone wants to see including myself. Come on AJ let’s give the world what they want to see. This time I’m not going to make a million vids and keeping putting pressure on. The ball is now on your side."
Fury has been openly pressing to return to the ring, after his last contest took place back in December, when he dominated and stopped Derek Chisora in their trilogy fight.
Joshua, after suffering back to back defeats at the hands of unified champion Oleksandr Usyk, picked up a twelve round unanimous decision win over Jermaine Franklin back in April.
Joshua is now trained by Derrick James, who is best known for his work with Errol Spence, Frank Martin and Jermell Charlo.
According to various outlets, the two respective camps are now negotiating the terms for a potential showdown.
They were very close to a deal back in 2021, but the negotiations fell apart when Deontay Wilder was successful in obtaining a legal order which directed Fury to move forward with their contracted trilogy fight.
There were also discussions which took place in 2022. The two sides were unable to agree on various terms - like the exact date and venue to stage the fight.
Fury's options are running a little dry for his next outing. After failing to reach a deal with Usyk for an April unification, Fury's team approached both Andy Ruiz and Zhilei Zhang for a summer fight. According to Fury and his handlers, Ruiz significantly overpriced himself and Zhang was ruled out after being tied to a contracted rematch with Joe Joyce.
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