By Olayinka Elebute
Saudi Arabia is gradually becoming the home of boxing as it is tabling a multi million dollar offer bid for Tyson Fury’s next fight, be it a third fight with Deontay Wilder or a Nigerian-British Anthony Joshua.
Four members of the Saudi royal family sat incognito at ringside last Saturday as Fury destroyed one of the biggest punchers in ring history.
The Saudi party dressed in Western fashion was led by Prince Khaled who is delegated by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to bring to Saudi Arabia major sports events, which can polish the nation’s troubled human rights image.
Reports have it that they considering nothing and than a big fight between Gypsy King Fury or Joshua and Wilder.
The Saudis were given a preview of Fury the showman when he made a pilot appearance in WWE wrestling in Riyadh before Christmas and it seems not to matter to them whoever Fury fights, nor in what order.
They believe this will to unlock a floodgate of international tourism because Fury’s entertaining style in the ring.
Joshua earned $85 million for regaining his collection of belts from Ruiz in a temporary arena there and it they are prepared to pay something in the region of over $100 million for Fury’s fight. a series of fights for Fury in the national stadium, the first in October, which could make him rich beyond the dreams of Croesus.