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Tyson Fury sets Anthony Joshua new deadline for Heavyweight bout

Tyson Fury sets Anthony Joshua new deadline for Heavyweight bout

Tyson Fury has set Anthony Joshua a new deadline to sign a contract for their highly anticipated heavyweight encounter.

The WBC champion says he's been convinced to carry on negotiating after claiming on Monday the bout was off.

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Fury has posted a video on Twitter calling for Joshua to give British fans what they want, setting a deadline for the end of today.

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"Right, Anthony Joshua, where do we start?" he said.

"So, the deadline was Monday. Frank Warren asked me, and convinced me, to let it carry on for another couple of days - today is Thursday."

He continued, "Let the British fans have what they want.

"There's no more running, you have to fight me. You can not escape.

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"The Fury is coming!"

Joshua has an important decision to make, following back-to-back defeats against Oleksandr Uysk, leaving his place in the division in jeopardy.

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