EDDIE HEARN admits Anthony Joshua’s blockbuster showdown with Tyson Fury could be held at a “wacky” location outside of the UK. The eagerly-anticipated heavyweight title unification fight is currently in the works, and both parties are confident a deal will soon be finalised. Wembley Stadium is the preferred location for the fight, although Hearn admits the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – which has plunged the nation into a third lockdown – could lead to the bout being held in a “wacky” location. He told IFL TV: “There have been meetings taking place on where this fight is going to be held. ‘There’s various countries. I’ve visited a few of them in the last few weeks and days and I think we’re in a good position. There’s some wacky stuff. ‘There’s some stuff you’d expect and again, I know everyone wants it in the UK but at the moment they aren’t even allowing boxing so we’ve got a long way to go.”Although an agreement has yet to be finalised, Hearn believes the biggest fight in the history of British boxing is almost a done deal. FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN SIGN UP OFFERS HERE He added: “We’ve been drafting contracts, it’s… Read full this story
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