Frank Warren said that Fury simply needs to have a battle this year, and should a fight with Wilder does not get hosted, he will hope to face Anthony Joshua inside the ring. The 68-year-old has asserted that the Gypsy King has been left disappointed after reports developed that his scheduled trilogy bout against the Deontay Wilder could be pushed back until February.
This is in spite of the WBC pronouncing that the victor of Fury versus Wilder needs to battle required challenger Dillian Whyte before a confrontation with Joshua can occur.
In an interview with BT Sport Warren spoke about Fury facing Wilder in February of next year. Warren said that he spoke with Fury briefly about this situation. During their conversation, the Gypsy King showed clear intent of fighting this year. Fury does want the fight against Wilder to happen this year by snare or by a hoodlum. Warren added that Fury wants to satisfy his commitment towards the contract, however, he won’t hold up until February.
Warren also added that upon hearing the fight being postponed to next year he was very baffled when that came out since he was not informed beforehand. He felt the decision was made suddenly however warren does not want it to happen. In their conversation, Fury had said to him that he needs to fight this year. So, Warren said it was his responsibility to ensure that he fights this year.
Warren at that point affirmed he needs Fury to confront Joshua should he neglect to battle Wilder, with the two British boxers believed to have a two-fight contract deal concurred for one year from now. Remarking on who his inclination would be, he stated it would be Joshua. He commented that is the bout that fans around the world and specifically the British fans want to see.
Warren strongly believes that even if BT Sport channel network to collect the names of the boxers and conduct a poll for the most anticipated fight people would not vote any other fights except for dual between Fury and Joshua. He said speaking from a revenue and anticipation point Fury Vs Joshua bout would break pay-per-view records and in a non-COVID-19 world at least above 80,000 audiences will come into the stadium to see the event.