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Tyson Fury backtracks on ‘Battle of Britain' deadline

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Tyson Fury backtracks on ‘Battle of Britain' deadline

The Brit has again called on rival Anthony Joshua to sign on the dotted line
World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has handed British rival Anthony Joshua a reprieve after revealing on Thursday that he would afford further time to Joshua to agree to terms to their proposed December 3 clash, after previously announcing that his self-imposed deadline to sign a contract had expired.
Fury and Joshua, the best-known British heavyweights of their generation, appeared set to finally meet in the ring in just over two months' time following public proclamations from Fury that he would offer Joshua attractive terms to agree a deal.
However, Fury retracted the offer at 5pm UK time on Monday after stating in a social media video that his deadline had come and gone - despite Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, revealing the day before that there was “ no chance” that a deal would be agreed by that time.
Hearn cited several discussions regarding broadcasting elements of the fight which required agreement before a...

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