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Warren Reacts To Hearn's Offer Claim For Joshua vs. Fury

By Ollie Salt, courtesy of The Daily Star

TYSON FURY has been sent a ‘derisory’ offer to fight Anthony Joshua, according to Frank Warren. 

Joshua, who holds three of the four major world heavyweight titles, is on the hunt for his next opponent with another Wembley Stadium date pencilled in for April 13.

His preferred target is WBC champion Deontay Wilder, yet the British public are craving what would surely go down as the biggest domestic showdown of all time in AJ versus Fury.

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The latter is likely to lock horns with Wilder again, nevertheless, in a rematch of their dramatic December draw in Los Angeles.

Matchroom chief Eddie Hearn recently claimed he has sent a 60/40 offer to Fury’s camp for a clash with Joshua, but the Gypsy King’s promoter Warren insists it was much smaller.

“Certainly not, we’ve never had that offer,” he told The Telegraph.

“No offer’s been sent to me. Hearn sent an offer to Tyson over the weekend but it certainly was not 60/40 and it was quite a derisory offer for Tyson.

“So that’s it. We haven’t even responded to it it was so derisory.

“50-50. It’s as simple as that.”

Fury’s draw with Wilder in December sparked controversy among boxing fans, with many left seething at the judges’ decision.

In his first world-title tilt in over three years, Fury boxed masterfully and somehow climbed back to his feet in the 12th round after being sent crashing to the deck by a brutal right-left combination from the champion.

The 30-year-old believes he has already got the better of Wilder, yet fears a mega-fight with Joshua will never happen.

“I’ve already beaten Wilder so that’s one down, and I’ll do the same to Joshua if given the chance,” he told BT Sport.

“But I don’t think it’s going to happen, sorry to disappoint the sports fans.

“Joshua, even with two hammers in each hand, could never beat Tyson Fury – and they know it! They know that, they’re not silly. It’s a business as well, so they’re not going to take the fight, simple as.

“They may say they’re going to take the fight, they might talk about it, but then they'll fight somebody else like they keep doing.

“But that fight ain’t going to happen. I’m not holding my breath at all.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by frosty-g on 01-21-2019

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Comment by Jim Tom on 01-21-2019

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Comment by Batfink on 01-20-2019

I’m not sure that an actual deal has been sent to Frank Warren and the conversation between Fury and Hearn didn’t bear any fruit when Fury pushed him for further details. Whatever you think of the situation it’s does come…

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