Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua: When is it? Where will it be held? What are the odds? How can I watch?

Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua is arguably one of the most anticipated fights that British boxing will have seen for quite some time.

By Jason Jones
Monday, 15th March 2021, 4:50 pm
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 5:30 pm
Tyson Fury. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Tyson Fury. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The high-profile duo have finally put pen to paper on a two-fight deal ahead of an undisputed world heavyweight title fight.

Negotiations over the bout have been ongoing for a while, and there were fears that talks had broken down last week – with Fury suggesting that he had put a halt to his training programme.

But now it is confirmed that the blockbuster clash will go ahead, and we’ve gathered all the information you need to know about the fight…

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When will Fury vs Joshua be held?

At the moment, no official date for the fight has been set.

According to bookmakers, however, a summer bout seems most likely.

As per Betfair, the odds of it happening in July are 5/4, while an earlier meeting in June is priced at 6/4.

A fight in August is priced at 6/1, September at 10/1, October at 20/1, November at 40/1, and December at 50/1.

The odds of it being pushed back until next year, however, are 10/1.

Where will Fury vs Joshua be held?

Again, there is no concrete indication as to where the fight will take place.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, promoter Eddie Hearn said: “All parties have now put pen to paper and we will be working hard over the next few weeks to confirm the site and date for the biggest fight in boxing."

In terms of the bookies’ opinion on which country it will be held, Saudi Arabia is a clear favourite at odds of 1/2

Elsewhere, the USA and UAE are both priced at 4/1. The United Kingdom is priced at 16/1.

With regards to a specific venue the KASC Sports Hall in Jeddah is being touted at 4/7, while the Allegiant Stadium is priced at 5/1.

Other illustrious options include Madison Square Garden at 12/1 and Wembley Stadium at 25/1.

Who is the favourite for Fury vs Joshua? What are the odds?

At the present moment, Betfair have Fury as a clear favourite.

The 32-year-old is priced at 4/7, with a knockout victory priced at 9/4.

Joshua to win the bout currently has odds of 11/2, with a knockout victory at 5/2.

A draw is priced at 22/1.

How can I watch Fury vs Joshua?

This is another big question that is still yet to be answered.

Both fighters are understood to have current agreements in place with different broadcast partners in the United Kingdom.

Fury reportedly has a deal with BT Sport Boxing. All of his fights since 2018 have aired on the network.

Joshua has an exclusive deal with Sky Sports, and his rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019 netted a domestic record of 1.6 million pay-per-view purchases at a cost of £24.95 each.

One likely scenario in the UK is a joint pay-per-view production with both Sky Sports Box Office and BT Sport Box Office airing the bout.

How much will Fury vs Joshua cost?

As yet, the pay-per-view cost of the fight has not been confirmed.

Previous reports suggested that Sky might charge as much as £49.99, but that remains speculation, and Hearn has claimed that he believes £29.95 would be the likely price point.