The proposed world heavyweight title struggle between Anthony Joshua and Oleksdandr Usyk can have a rematch clause, says promoter Eddie Hearn.
Hearn, who was talking to Boxing Social
yesterday on the Struggle Camp launch, additionally stated that in essence Usyk will now
work with Matchroom in a two-fight deal starting with the Ukrainian’s world
title problem towards Joshua.
“If Oleksandr Usyk will get beat we get him one other struggle,” stated Hearn who labored with Usyk in a multi-fight promotional deal from 2018 till it expired earlier this 12 months.
“AJ is placing his whole stack on the road
and lots of, many tens of hundreds of thousands on the road to struggle Oleksandr Usyk so in that
respect if there’s a possibility to do this struggle once more, which might be an enormous
struggle, then that’s what we’d look to do. If the rematch sense makes
industrial sense to Oleksandr Usyk, which it does, then it’s one thing we glance
“It’s an enormous alternative and if Oleksandr Usyk wins he makes an absolute fortune.”
Hearn stated that he believes the struggle
negotiations between Crew AJ and Crew Usyk are in a “good place”.
“I don’t see any issues with that struggle. September 18 or 25, Wembley, Spurs, incoming…”
To look at extra of our interview with Eddie Hearn, together with his ideas on the Struggle Camp schedule, the brand new deal between Matchroom and DAZN, and extra click on right here.