This fight isn't happening. It's over

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by MarkusFlorez99, May 10, 2021.

  1. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 #PrayforShadow Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Look, the man needs to be paid

    If the money isn't there 100 per cent, why sign?

    Im not sticking up for him at all but it needs to be set in stone
  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Fighters who say "it's not about the money", we know they are talking crap.
    We all know it's about the money.
    That's why Fury pays lawyers a lot of money to make sure he's going to get paid.

    There doesn't seem to be any obstacle to this fight as long as the money is guaranteed. A routine request really.
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  3. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Surely he's only asking for the money that Hearn's been talking about.
    The "huge offer", Fury wants it guaranteed, that's all.
    I know you don't like the man, but it's a routine business matter.
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  4. Nopporn

    Nopporn Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 4, 2007
    It's so upset to hear that Fury vs AJ will not happen.
  5. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    Routine business to sink the only fight that matters, and possibly for good, because despite going to get paid a kings ransom, youre not getting the exact figures a promoter said?

    Nah. Thats not routine.

    Plenty fighters would push hard for the numbers they want but then accept whats reasonable to make the biggest fight of their careers and in boxing happen.

    Defend it all you want but If Fury sinks this fight because despite getting 50/50 with AJ and huge amounts of money, and more money than he will get anywhere else, its not the exact figure hes looking for, its a historic duck.
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  6. BoxerToxer

    BoxerToxer Member banned Full Member

    Mar 1, 2021
    Fury is waiting for AJ get more damage before facing him. AJ will probably fight Usyk & Ortiz and get more damage before facing Fury, meanwhile Fury will fight someone like Sefer Seferi and keep himself fit and undamaged.

    Then Fury will beat the damaged AJ easily. Smart.
  7. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013

    Errrrr Yeeeeeaaaaaahhhh Ok :lol:
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  8. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    No, I think (from what I heard) he just wants the money guaranteed, the figure on the contract, his share of the site fee figure, he wants that guaranteed legitimately through a bank. That's what his lawyer is requesting. It's normal. He's not demanding "more money", he's agreeing to the figure - the "huge offer" - but needs the financial proofs that the figure is being guaranteed, underwritten.
  9. dragon666

    dragon666 Active Member Full Member

    Apr 28, 2021
    Hearn deals with dodgy saudi arabians who aren't as rich as they say they are.

    Hearn probably had some dodgy contract written up so they can avoid tax.
  10. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    I think it's hilarious how people are seeking to blame Tyson Fury if this fight falls through, despite him clearly having been waiting patiently for 3 or 4 months now, at least, while Hearn says every week "it's almost 100% on", "expect an announcement within 2 weeks, expect it next week" ...... Fury's been quite honest in saying he's not sure the money's there for the fight this year, but he wants it, and the offers are interesting, and he's been keen to work it out with Hearn on those offers, even though he has stressed he needs to fight .... .... it's funny because Fury gets critcised for not fighting, but when he expresses frustration at waiting for so long for a guarantee and talks about walking away to get another fight, he gets critcised for that too.

    No one with any sense would doubt now that BOTH FIGHTERS WANT THE FIGHT.
    At the end of the day they are just fighters. They want the big fights. They want the big money.

    The main thing that's holding this up is the finances, in this uncertain climate. It's quite clear that is what the problem is.
    Hopefully it can be resolved in the coming days and we get the fight.
    And all credit to Eddie Hearn if we get that deal he's been working with the Saudis on.
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  11. UmarIFLUmar

    UmarIFLUmar Active Member Full Member

    Jan 8, 2021
    I vaguely remember the Joshua V Wilder fight didn't happen because the money Wilder offered wasn't guaranteed.

    I've been getting deja vu with this for a while now.
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  12. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
  13. smithshaun

    smithshaun Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 20, 2013
    Unfortunately he has a team of lawyers working for him and they dont give a flying [email protected]#k for Spartans.

    Their job is to make sure everything is done correctly and they would never let fury agree to the contract fully until proof of funds were pending.
  14. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    look like fight will be in Saudia for August.

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  15. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Jan 13, 2021
    Then that must mean this is the only hurdle