Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury could be announced tonight after Canelo vs Saunders

Anthony Joshua's heavyweight unification clash against Tyson Fury could be announced after Billy Joe Saunders ' super-middleweight title tilt against Canelo Alvarez, with Eddie Hearn stating a deal is done.

The fight is expected to take place on August 14 in Saudi Arabia, Joshua's second fight there in a row.

The 2012 Olympic gold medalist beat Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim his WBO, WBA and IBF straps and is set to put them on the line in order to win Fury's WBC and Ring Magazine belts, as well as the Gypsy King's status as the 'lineal' champion.

Negotiations for a fight have been ongoing for some time now, with Fury threatening to walk away from the bout after negotiations took too long.

The Gypsy King is out in Dallas for Saunders' clash against Alvarez, and congratulated Hearn on finalising the deal upon arrival.

And it seems that the fight could be announced after the super-middleweight showdown.

Speaking to Fight Hub TV, Hearn said: "A lot of people think we're going to announce on Saturday… we might. It won't be far off that if we do [delay].

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"Fury is on board, AJ is on board, they've all signed the site agreement, but it's a lot of money. Unfortunately I can't just tell the lawyers to hurry up.

"But that fight is done, and you'll get an announcement very soon."

Hearn went on to explain that the fight will have different broadcasters, hinting at a possible co-Pay Per View between Sky Sports and BT.

He also confirmed that despite Fury being in attendance, Joshua will not be in Dallas this weekend.

"AJ isn't coming, but it's difficult because this fight is exclusive on DAZN around the world, and the other [Joshua vs Fury] has three or four broadcasters who would quite like to be involved in the announcement.

"It'll be Saturday-ish."

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