Potential Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua fight could cost fans £39.99 on TV

Fans could face paying a pay-per-view price of £39.99 for any potential clash between Fury and Joshua, after a DAZN survey asked subscribers their opinion about the new add-on

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Where does Tyson Fury’s win leave the world heavyweight scene?

Fans could be forced to pay out £39.99 to view an all-British showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.

The pair were set to meet this year, before Fury was forced to meet Wilder in a trilogy which he won last weekend.

And Joshua has now got to reverse a devastating defeat to Oleksandr Usyk next year.

But if the pair do cross paths for the first time, fans could face paying a fee of £39.99 according to a survey by DAZN.

The survey asked fans for their opinion on an array of pay-per-view prices, hinting at the launch of an add-on to the current subscription service.

Tyson Fury defended his titles successfully against Deontay Wilder


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And one of the questions linked a clash between the pair with a satisfaction question around an additional price of £39.99.

DAZN is currently in transition of increasing its £1.99 introductory price to £7.99, as its deal with Matchroom Boxing continues.

Fury is currently in the final fight of his contract with Top Rank, who are now partnered with Sky Sports in the UK.

So the broadcasting deals for any potential showdown could be complicated with up to three broadcasters involved, including ESPN.

But it now looks increasingly unlikely with Fury set to pursue a mandatory challenge from Dillian Whyte in his next bout.

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Meanwhile Joshua may not be ready until late next year, with a target date for his Usyk rematch set between March and April.

But Fury’s promoter Frank Warren admitted before the Wilder trilogy that he “doesn’t see” a fight between the pair happening.

“I don’t see it happening now. If it did happen, what would Tyson have done to him,” Warren told the BBC. “It wouldn’t have gone 12 rounds. Tyson would have destroyed him. Absolutely. The unification fight was there, such a big fight. Heartbreaking.

“What would Tyson Fury have done to Joshua? A better chin, bigger puncher. But that was my thing about this fight – Joshua is so vulnerable. He’s been like that for ages. I thought Joshua would be too big for Usyk, but I knew if he was there at the end, then he’s been outboxed. Usyk nearly had him over at the end.”

“Even if he was to beat Usyk, what is Tyson Fury going to do to Joshua? You’d have your house on Tyson beating him.”

Joshua remains keen to meet Fury, pointing out the size of the fight without the world title belts.

But Fury remains undefeated, and looked menacing when he stopped Wilder in devastating fashion in the eleventh round.

And former British fighter David Haye now believes Joshua has little chance of dethroning Fury.

“I think from the strength of that performance, it would be very tough for AJ,” Haye told BT Sport.

“Having watched AJ’s last performance against Usyk, the shots that Fury took down the pipe from Wilder, he was able to get back up and rough him up.

Fury has now returned to the UK from Las Vegas, after partying until the early hours after his historic display.

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