Is AJ about to price himself out of a fight vs the Wilder/Fury winner?

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  1. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

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    ‘Everything takes explanation,’ Joshua insisted. ‘I don’t understand why it should be [a 50/50 split].

    ‘It was the biggest upset when I got beat, it should be the biggest comeback when I came back. I want it all, I want 70 per cent.
     
  2. MeatFeastMan

    MeatFeastMan Active Member Full Member

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    He's still the biggest draw of the three and has the most belts so I don't see why not.
     
  3. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Well it has been Wilder that has priced himself out of 5 offers to fight AJ(I actually think Haymon has no interest whatsoever in making this fight). Whilst Fury turned down a 40% offer pricing himself out of AJ fight.

    AJ has the most belts, the far superior resume and is by far golden goose of the HW divison in terms breaking PPV records and filling out stadiums on numerous occasions ( which neither Wilder or Fury have even managed to do once). So 70/30 split is fair allthings considered. Haymon is has no faith in Wilder being victorious in this fight, that why it hasnt happend.
     
  4. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

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    Well the winner is undefeated and the number 1 in the division.

    AJ shouldn't price himself out demanding the lions share against the higher ranked opponent.
     
  5. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

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    50/50 at this level is more than fair.

    He's not far removed from being knocked all over the ring by Ruiz.
     
  6. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Here we go
    It’s 50/50 on the strength that he stupidly got into a fire fight with a blob & lost. It put a diminish on his return. Hard to blame him for it really ...had he knocked out Ruiz in the 1st fight He might have gotten 60%

    In the 2nd fight he wi$ley fought to survive which does get him a seat back at the table
    but no way he gets 70% now he lost that gamble when the blob consumed him.
     
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  7. Sugar 88

    Sugar 88 Mr. Frosty Full Member

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    Sky Sports were reporting 50/50 in Saudi.
     
  8. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Active Member Full Member

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    It's a 50/50 fight and won't happen any other way. I think Hearn gets it, even if Joshua doesn't.
     
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    Hanz Cholo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Maybe if the fight was in wembley stadium
    I could see him getting 70% of the venue Gate/ticket sales but not PPV or actual prize fight money.
     
  10. Malph

    Malph Active Member Full Member

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    The fight would be huge. More than enough money to be made by all. Winner can get 70% in the inevitable rematch.

    They should both check their egos and agree to a 50-50 split.

    Whoever wins is in a position to demand the greater percentage in the rematch.

    Seems fair to me. Let's get on with it. Of course Fury could throw a spanner in the works.
     
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    chico g Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Greedy prima donna bodybuilder! He wouldn't even have those shiny belts if the blob actually trained!
     
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  12. PolicemanPrawn

    PolicemanPrawn Member Full Member

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    Nope, AJ's team are bending over backwards to make the fight. Wilder and Fury understand that AJ is desperate to fight them, whereas those two are far less keen. I suspect AJ is more confident of winning than those two. Hearn is now saying they will probably offer 50-50. Even if he does, there's a good chance Fury and especially Wilder won't accept. PBC don't let their fighters fight elsewhere unless there's a good reason. People are overlooking the role of the PBC when it comes to making an AJ vs Wilder undisputed. Will Al Haymon even allow it? Good chance the answer is no.
     
  13. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    AJ has all 3 things
    - more belts
    - superior resume
    - is the big money draw.

    70/30 is fair all things considered. Hearn paid over the odds with 60/40 split offers and Wilder and Fury should have taken but its seem if they confidence in their ability to win the fight despite what they say.

    Wilder or Fury asking for 50/50 split is on par with Andrade asking Canelo for the 50/50 split.
     
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  14. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I still reckon the winner will turn down the 50/50 split Warren and finkel have already made excuses when questioned about Hearn stating he will offer 50/50.

    Top tank or PBC dont want to risk Matchroom having the unified HW champ. Unlike them, Matchroom actually has confidence in their fighter to win as proven with past offers.
     
  15. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

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    Let's see if AJ is continuing to price himself out. Hearn clearly gets its a 50/50 fight.
     


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