Tyson Fury has declared that the much-anticipated bout between him and Anthony Joshua has been canceled following Joshua’s refusal to sign the contract papers.
Fury had threatened to call off the bout if the contract papers are not signed by 5 pm on Monday,
Joshua said on Sunday he will sign the contract to fight Fury after the WBC champion issued an ultimatum if they are to put together their all-British heavyweight battle this year.
According to Skysports, Fury, who initially called for Joshua to sign the contract by Monday, returned to Instagram to state that Joshua had until 5 pm otherwise he will walk away from the deal.
However, Fury on Monday on Instagram declared that the fight is cancelled “It’s official. D Day has come and gone. It’s gone past 5 pm Monday, no contract has been signed. It’s officially over for Joshua. He’s now out in the cold with the wolfpack. Forget about it. Idiot. Coward!”