Report: UFC’s Looking to Sign Anthony Joshua to Massive, Boxing Contract
By FCF Staff
UFC President Dana White has said that the promotion will begin holding boxing bouts in the near future, and according to a report, the company’s attempting to sign one of the biggest names in boxing.
In a recent report from Telegraph, by Gareth A. Davies, it says that the UFC is attempting to sign the heavyweight star with a contract that could award Joshua $500 million dollars. The British fighter’s current promoter is Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing.
The 28 year-old Joshua is a former Olympic Gold Medalist who has gone 20-0 to date in pro-boxing. The star is coming off a stoppage win over Carlos Takam in October, and currently holds the WBA (Super), IBF, and IBO heavyweight titles.
Joshua is scheduled to fight Joseph Parker on March 31st.