Tyson Fury gave short shrift to Anthony Joshua’s demand that he agrees terms for their £175million mega-fight.
An announcement was expected this week to confirm the undisputed heavyweight clash will take place on August 14 in Saudi Arabia.
But Fury’s promoter Frank Warren yesterday revealed his fighter had yet to put pen to paper over fears the finances were not guaranteed.
Joshua responded by telling Fury he was tired of his talk and that it was time he committed to the fight.
In return, Fury tweeted: “Come get some then you big ugly dosser???? [sic] Your talk no action.”
Earlier on Monday, Warren had told Seconds Out: “You can only sign a contract when all the parties agree on it.
“And we’ve got a contract at the moment that all the parties don’t agree on. We’ve got a contract at the moment that Tyson Fury will not sign.
“One of the things in that contract that will enable us to get over the hump is the guarantees. If the guarantees are there, then it’s not a problem.
“That’s where it is. I’m not going down the road of where the fight’s going to take place, who those negotiations are with because it’s all moot at the moment.”
Warren added: “Until we agree the terms, until Tyson Fury – which is who we’re with – until he’s happy with the terms it won’t get signed. And he’s not happy at the moment.
“I don’t know what Anthony Joshua’s position is because we’ve got nothing to do with him.”
Joshua then took to social media in a rare public intervention to say: “Spartan. I’m tired. My fans are tired. Your fans are tired. We’re all tired of the talk. Less talk. More action!”
Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn had guaranteed there would be an announcement this week having secured a site deal from Saudi Arabia.
There had been an expectation that he would confirm the fight last weekend after Canelo Alvarez’s win over Billy Joe Saunders.
But instead he vowed it would take place before Matchroom’s show in Manchester on Saturday night.
“We thought about making some noise tonight but, I think because of the various broadcasters, it wouldn’t have gone down too well,” said Hearn.
“But I will tell you, it is 100% being announced this week.”