Joshua set to face Pulev on June 20 as Hearn hints at Tottenham showdown

first_imgHearn – who reportedly could have held the bout at the Emirates too but will make an official announcement on this fight next week – told talkSPORT: “Fury vs Joshua should take place in the capital. Unfortunately, there are also offers four four or five times more money what we can get here.”I’ll get loads of stick for taking the fight out of this country but I don’t make the decisions.”But as a sportsman… you should do it in the UK.”Joshua’s next fight will be in London. He could make more elsewhere but he wants London, it’s where he’d love to fight.”June 20 will be the date for Pulev. It’s the Joshua homecoming to London.”Hearn also spoke of how he had the chance to sign Fury to his Matchroom stable but passed on the chance because the Gypsy King was “30 stone” at the time.He said: “Two years ago I saw him in Monaco and I looked at him and thought, ‘You are never coming back’.boxing newsExclusiveCome on Ty-sonAJ rules out Tyson bout… as he fears fans would BOO if he beat Iron MikeDILL’S BEEN MADEFury expects WBC to allow him AJ fight before mandatory defence vs WhyteFURYIOUS POWERFury tipped to beat Anthony Joshua inside six rounds by ex-opponent RoganNEELEY THERETyson offered £900,000 for Peter McNeeley rematch ahead of comebackWHAT A TYM TO BE ALIVEMike Tyson vs Fury could be pro fight for world title says WBC chiefExclusiveTY’S BELTINGAnthony Joshua says Tyson Fury is on ‘hit list’ and is determined to fight him”What he’s done is incredible. He’s switched the support too. He wasn’t well liked, said some things, now people support him, he’s done a great job.”I wanted him to come back but some of the opponents he wanted to face, I would have got so much stick for.”It was a case of looking at him and thinking he ain’t going to come back. He’s an inspiration to all us larger men.”Tyson Fury bizarrely claims he has ‘been doing a lot of p**** licking’ to strengthen jaw in training ANTHONY JOSHUA is all set to return to action against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Eddie Hearn has confirmed.All eyes will be on Tyson Fury’s rematch against WBC world champ Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas next weekend.1 Hearn has let slip that Joshua’s fight against Pulev is set for June 20 at Spurs’ stadiumBut then attention will turn to AJ and who the WBA, WBO and IBF king will take on – and where.Joshua gained revenge on Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last December, avenging his earth-shattering defeat in New York six months before.And while Hearn said a blockbuster showdown against Fury should take place in London but could be held abroad, he was adamant that Joshua’s next bout will be in the capital.He also suggested that it will be held at Spurs’ ground after being impressed with it on a recent visit.Busy times in the Heavyweight division beyond just next week’s mega-fight in Vegas. Talks with Eddie Hearn on the Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev match are going along well. Should have an announcement coming shortly …— Bob Arum (@BobArum) February 13, 2020last_img read more

City of Dreams Manila drives Philippines partner Belle Corp to solid 1H

first_imgPhilippines real estate and gaming investor Belle Corporation saw its net income grow 11% to Php1.73 billion (US$32.5 million) in the six months to 30 June 2018, buoyed by the continued strong performance of City of Dreams Manila.In a filing to the Philippines Stock Exchange, Belle Corp announced total revenue of Php4.52 billion (US$84.9 million) in 1H18, with its revenue share in operations at City of Dreams Manila up 18% year-on-year to Php1.73 billion. Belle Corp’s 78.7%-owned subsidiary Premium Leisure Corporation (PLC) has an income sharing agreement with City of Dreams Manila operator Melco Resorts (Philippines). Lack of Cotai presence stings as VIP decline sees SJM lose more market share in 2Q19 Belle Corp also booked a 3% increase in revenue from the leasing of the land and buildings comprising City of Dreams Manila to Php1.06 billion. In total, City of Dreams contributed almost 62% of Belle Corp’s total revenue in 1H18.The company EBITDA from its gaming income share at City of Dreams rose 42% to Php 1.34 billion, while its real estate EBITDA grew 11% to Php 1.19 billion of which Php1.02 billion was derived from Belle’s lease land to Melco. Load More High VIP win rate keeps Genting Singapore’s 2Q19 results respectable despite 5% profit fall RelatedPosts Caesars slips back into loss in 2Q19 but US properties showing growth ahead of Eldorado mergerlast_img read more