AJ vs Fury Fight

Heavyweight kings Joshua and Fury are still in negotiations for £200million.

ANTHONY JOSHUA and Tyson Fury mega-fight could be shown on Sky Sports, BT Sport, ESPN AND DAZN on pay-per-view, Eddie Hearn said.

Heavyweight kings Joshua and Fury are still in negotiations for a Battle of Britain which could total £200million.

But a major sticking point is both their respected UK and US broadcasters, who will need to come together.

AJ, 31, has an exclusive deal with Sky and DAZN while Fury, 32, fights on BT and ESPN.

But promoter Hearn is confident the four platforms can strike a deal which would see the rights shared.

He said: “I don’t think it will be difficult. There’s a solution for everybody.

The two broadcast issues are DAZN and ESPN in America – AJ has a matching rights deal with DAZN and Fury has an exclusive deal with ESPN.

Gypsy King v Joshua

More recently, ESPN and FOX cross-promoted as Fury dethroned Deontay Wilder, 35, of the WBC crown.

And it has set a precedents to follow as the boxing world demands an undisputed title decider between the Gypsy King v Joshua.

But, DAZN is traditionally streaming service with a monthly payment, unlike the one-off PPV price.

It would make sharing rights more difficult, however, the subscription-based platform did launch a box office option for Canelo Alvarez’s last fight.

DAZN linked up with cable TV charging a PPV price of $69.99 for Canelo’s win over Callum Smith, which also included a four months subscription.

If the same can be done for Joshua and Fury alongside ESPN in the US, it overcomes another hurdle.

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