Hearn, who promotes Joshua, was then asked whether a potential bout between Fury and “AJ” would most likely be held in Saudi Arabia, to which he said: “Possibly. They’ll definitely want to pay the money.”
Joshua last fought in August, suffering a second straight decision loss to Usyk, who thus retained the unified heavyweight titles that he took from the Briton in 2021. Meanwhile, Joshua’s compatriot Fury last boxed in December, retaining the WBC title by beating Derek Chisora for the third time.
Fury, 34, and Ukrainian Usyk, 36, are both unbeaten, and a contest between the fighters would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 2000.
Meanwhile, Joshua, 33, is due to return to the ring against American Jermaine Franklin on 1 April.
A long-awaited, all-British clash between Joshua and Fury was on the cards late last year, but negotiations collapsed, leading to Fury’s trilogy bout with Chisora.
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