A two-fight deal between Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles and Fury, the WBC champion, had already been agreed, but the date and venue have finally been confirmed.
Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the numbers associated with each fighter.
Height: 6ft 6/198cm
Reach: 82 inches/208cm
Total fights: 25
Last fight: 12/12/20 Joshua v Pulev.
Belts held: IBF, WBA, WBO
Height: 6ft 9/206cm
Reach: 85 inches/216cm
Total fights: 31
Last fight: 22/02/20 Fury v Deontay Wilder.
Belts held: WBC