TYSON FURY’S promoter Frank Warren has taken a swipe at Eddie Hearn after he let slip that the Gypsy King and Anthony Joshua have agreed a two-fight deal.
The 41-year-old – who promotes WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Joshua – revealed on Monday that the first undisputed title clash is set to take place this summer.
But his announcement that AJ will pit his wits against WBC king Fury has angered Warren, who insisted that both parties agreed to do a joint statement at the same time.
Speaking on talkSPORT’s Breakfast show, Warren said: “Everybody signed an agreement that there would be no announcements unless they were joint announcements and that came out the blue yesterday.
“We are all not happy but it is out there now – there is nothing we can do about that.
“But there is a long way to go yet in as much we have to sort out venues. We have a couple venues we are looking at and that is where we are.
“I believe it will happen when they get in the ring. We’ve still got a way to go.
“But everybody is on the same page to make this work. We are all collectively working to get a venue sorted now.”
It has been claimed that Fury and Joshua must agree within 30 days on where their domestic dust-up will take place, otherwise it may not materialise.
And there are up to EIGHT potential locations battling it out to stage it, including London, Las Vegas, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
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Commenting on the scale of the fight, Warren added: “It is the biggest fight ever in British boxing, bar none.
“Two guys who hold all versions of the world title between them, both Brits, and it don’t get no better than that.
“It is massive. Nothing compares to it. I have been involved in some big fights over the years but they pale in comparison to how enormous this fight is.
“And in world boxing, it is the same. When you speak to anybody, all they talk about is when the fight is going to be on.
“Hopefully it is going to happen now and everyone’s wish is going to come true.”