THE deal for the biggest fight in British boxing history between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury is set to be completed next week.
The two British heavyweights have been on a collision course since Joshua knocked out Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round at the end of last year.
Fury and Joshua are set to fight to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis[/caption]
One thing that needs to be sorted is who will ringwalk first, while the fighter who gets their name first on the billboard is also up for discussion.
And then the final major hurdle to overcome is the location of the fight.
However, it is still expected that the bout will take place at prime time for British fight fans.
Speaking about negotiations earlier this week, Hearn told iFL TV: “To be honest with you I don’t really wanna talk about the fight because I keep saying the same thing, don’t I? ‘Two weeks, hopefully it’ll be done’.
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“I don’t wanna bore people, but I said to Bob, ‘I’m getting asked about it 20 times a day in interviews, what do you want me to say?’
“So what I’ll tell you – and I don’t think we should go too deep into it – is we’ve sent the contract, we’ve had minor requests for changes which all seem a reasonable discussion.