Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury will happen if both win next fights, says Frank Warren

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Tyson Fury had hoped that Anthony Joshua would fight him this year.

Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Uzyk Venue: Tottenham Hotspur stadium Date: Saturday 25 September Coverage : Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, live text coverage on BBC Sport's website & app

Frank Warren, Tyson Fury's promoter, is certain that an all-British undisputed Heavyweight Title fight with Anthony Joshua will take place.

He said that both fighters would "go where there's money" when it comes time to decide where they will meet.

Warren hopes Joshua will be able to defend his belts against Oleksandr Uzyk in London on Saturday.

"Let's keep our fingers crossed. Warren stated, "I'll cheer like a lunatic to Anthony Joshua, and Tyson."

"We want to fight."

Joshua, 31 years old, will defend his WBA (Super), IBF/WBO heavyweight titles against Ukraine’s Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Fury, 33 years old, will now face Deontay Wilder in his third fight next month in Las Vegas. This is the bout that forced Joshua's original plans to match up with Fury.

Warren is optimistic that the two Britons will get along.

He stated that he was confident that it would happen if Joshua or Tyson win their respective fights.

"Winning their fights is going to be the main issue. We hope nothing goes wrong. These guys are heavyweights, and they can do anything.

Eddie Hearn, Joshua's promoter, stated last summer that they had reached a two-fight agreement with Fury. Hearn later mentioned 14 August as a date to meet but was forced to halt those plans due to a challenge by American Wilder.

Fury's team believed that their rematch clause was expired. Fury claimed that he was still entitled for a third contract fight.

Their third fight was originally scheduled for July 2020. However, an arbitrator in the USA ruled that Wilder still had the right.

Warren stated that they could not sign anything until arbitration was completed. Warren spoke out about the breakdown of talks over original plans for a Joshua/Fury fight.

Joshua and Hearn, his promoter, have blamed Fury's team for the delay. Warren believes that if both men win their bouts, a undisputed clash could take place as soon as February in a two-fight deal.

He said that the worst-case scenario was only one fight would be held in the UK, while Saudi Arabia is still the favorite to host the Fury-Joshua match.

"The truth is that the bottom line will be looked at by two fighters.

They'll travel wherever the bottom line is. They will go where the money is. It doesn't matter what anybody else says.

There have never been two British heavyweight fighters who have faced off against each other. Fans are eager to see them meet at Wembley Stadium.

Warren stated that there might still be a major obstacle for parties to meet again for negotiations. It could be television rights.

Hearn has transferred Matchroom's boxers over to DAZN, an American streaming service. Joshua is not included in that deal. The fighter will be ending his Sky Sports contract, and Usyk will be his last opponent.

Warren stated that the obstacle to AJ's success after the fight is: He will either stay with Sky, or will he go with DAZN.

"If he remains with Sky, Tyson's commitments to BT means that I don't believe there will be any problems with a joint promotion. Who knows what might happen or what complications if he joins DAZN, which is a streaming service right now?

It's not as simple, but it's something that needs to be resolved very, very quickly.

"We must get all this done, everybody keep their mouths closed, and then we can announce it."