Anthony Joshua’s blockbuster heavyweight showdown with Tyson Fury could possibly be formally introduced TONIGHT, after Billy Joe Saunders’ combat with Canelo Alvarez, talkSPORT has been instructed.
The Gypsy Kings’ US co-promoter Bob Arum has expressed critical doubts over the Saudi Arabia web site deal, however Eddie Hearn recently confirmed that the fight was all but finalised.
And talking on Weekend Sports Breakfast, Britain’s former European bantamweight champion Spencer Oliver revealed he expects an announcement after the massive combat between Saunders and Canelo on Saturday evening.
“I feel we’re going to get an announcement after the combat tonight… AJ vs Tyson Fury,” Oliver mentioned.
“I feel Eddie goes to announce it tonight, and I’ve obtained a sense it’s going to be mid-August… August 14 is the date I’ve been listening to.
“So I feel we’ll get that announcement tonight. Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, the contract has been signed, the one factor we don’t know is the date.
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“As a result of time’s actually ticking on now and Eddie was very vocal about it within the week, that by Saturday I’ve to make an announcement.
“It will be the correct platform to announce that form of fight.”
talkSPORT revealed earlier this week that Saturday August 14 was the frontrunner for the combat whereas all related events finalised the paperwork.