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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury is off

Tyson Fury’s chief negotiator for the proposed “Battle of Britain” fight with Anthony Joshua has now said there is no possibility the fight will take place on December 3. 

George Warren’s comments come shortly after AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn said on Monday afternoon that the highly-anticipated bout was officially off the cards.

Hearn and Warren both featured on the UK’s TalkSPORT radio “White and Jordan” show on Tuesday morning to discuss the collapse of the deal and share their perspectives on what went wrong. 

Eddie Hearn was the first to appear on the Breakfast show and said: “I mean the fact is, huge fights like this don’t get made in two weeks. 

“That’s the reality, when two guys have huge commercial deals with different broadcasters, it takes time.

George Warren, who was Fury’s chief negotiator for the proposed “Battle of Britain” bout, spoke immediately after, saying: “I think the first thing to say is there’s always gonna be a difference in opinion in the extent of what needed to be done to get that deal over the line last week.”

When Warren was pressed on whether the fight was officially off, he said: “There were constructive conversations but I don’t think there’s any way it can happen on December 3 because when one side is told to expect a contract back and again, I’m just going off of the conversations that I had.”

Writing by Omotola Oguneye; Editing by Tony Okerafor