With WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury now ordered to face Deontay Wilder in a trilogy bout by September 15, Oleksandr Usyk’s promoter Alex Krassyuk has revealed he’s holding talks with Eddie Hearn concerning the Ukrainian dealing with Anthony Joshua.
Fury appeared set to face Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14 previous to final night time’s arbitration ruling, which said Deontay Wilder is entitled to be subsequent in line for ‘The Gypsy King’.
If Fury does certainly face Wilder for a 3rd time, WBO obligatory Usyk appears to be like a possible candidate to face unified champion Anthony Joshua subsequent.
“The very first thing I noticed after I opened my eyes this morning was a number of texts on my cellphone from totally different individuals around the globe stating the identical truth: Fury versus AJ is off. It’s off,” Krassyuk advised the Every day Categorical.
“Relating to Usyk, it relies upon. I’ll converse to Eddie in a single hour, we have now already exchanged texts this morning.
“It appears to be like like we have now a struggle to make. Now we have agreed to talk in a single hour when issues will change into clearer.
“Usyk is obligatory for WBO and the one impediment that made them sanction the interim was the massive unification between Fury and Joshua.
“And if the struggle is off then there is no such thing as a different obstacles and Joshua has to cope with his obligatory.”