“Of course I have!”: Eddie Hearn refers back to allegations that he is lying about talking to Anthony Joshua versus Tyson Fury and has not contacted Bob Arum
Eddie Hearn has not been beaten by skeptics who believe he is lying about conversations about a potential fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.
Since Fury’s Las Vegas dismantling of Deontay Wilder, the boxing world has talked about nothing but a fully British heavyweight showdown.
Hearn is one of the most vocal, and even goes so far that a confrontation between the two titans will certainly continue this year.
Eddie Hearn has beaten those who doubt his speeches for Anthony Joshua against Tyson Fury
Still, some people soon doubted Hearn in boxing, suggesting that he was just drumming publicity for his client.
Fury faces Wilder in a trilogy fight in the summer after the American has triggered a re-match clause, while Joshua will defend his titles in June against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev
Hearn did not stop his response when he spoke to him recently IFL TV, and started: ‘Of course I have that [spoken to Bob Arum].
Hearn insists he is locked up in conversations with the legendary Bob Arum about the collision
Fury is at the top of the world after dismantling Deontay Wilder in a showdown in Las Vegas
Joshua faces mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev before a possible match with Fury
“First, I negotiated the Pulev fight with him. How often have I spoken to Bob Arum in the last three weeks? Half a dozen, a dozen. “
Legendary promoter Arum provides both the leaders of Pulev and Fury, which means that a discourse with Hearn was vital to organize the upcoming mandatory title conflict.
“How many times have I spoken to Arum since the Fury fight? Four times, “Hearn added.
‘Of course I spoke with Bob Arum. Do you think Bob won’t call me to talk about it? “