Boxing News At Five | Jan 16 2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury wants parity with Joshua in negotiations, Broner fancies Pacquiao KO

Tyson Fury would need a 50-50 purse split if he was to fight Anthony Joshua in April, while Adrien Broner reckons he will stop Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night
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ANTHONY JOSHUA might be arguably the most marketable attraction in world boxing right now, but that hasn’t stopped Tyson Fury’s promoter, Frank Warren, demanding a 50/50 split of the purse for his man should the two ever come to blows in 2019.

Warren is of the belief Fury, currently riding the wave of public goodwill, brings as much to the table as Joshua in any potential heavyweight super-fight and has, for this reason, described an offer made by Team Joshua for the pair to fight on April 13 as “derisory”.

“No offer has been sent to me,” he told the Daily Telegraph. “Hearn sent Tyson an offer over the weekend, but it certainly wasn’t 60/40. It was quite a derisory offer and we haven’t even responded to it.