Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to battle in a ‘specially-built stadium in Saudi Arabia’


The much anticipated heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will take place in a purpose-built stadium in Saudi Arabia.

NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt that boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn made this known days after he confirmed the fight will take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14.
Discussing the venue, Hearn told Sky Sports about the hosts in Saudi Arabia: “They want to build a new stadium. They have indoors options.

“In August at 11pm it will be about 23 degrees.

“They want to create something very, very special. Last time they built a stadium for the Andy Ruiz Jr fight in just seven weeks and it held 18,000.

“This will be a similar set-up.

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