Frank Warren, co-promoter for WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, says an announcement for the showdown with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk is ‘imminent’.
Fury’s different co-promoter, Bob Arum of High Rank, not too long ago acknowledged that Fury vs. Usyk is sort of full – with the venue being the one remaining challenge.
The Center East is ready to make an incredible supply to safe the rights. If the funds fall via, then Fury vs. Usyk may head to Wembley Stadium within the UK.
On the level, Warren expects the combat to occur.
“Either side need the combat and are up for the combat. We’re in a like thoughts. I do not suppose we’re far off from saying it. It is principally simply a few issues behind the scenes we’re simply making an attempt to get sorted. I will not go into it as I do not wish to compromise the state of affairs. Information is fairly imminent now,” Warren instructed Seconds Out.
So far as the date, April appears to be extra probably.
“Yeah, I imply, we now have to get it on as quickly as potential for apparent causes,” Warren mentioned.
Fury was in motion again in December, when he stopped Derek Chisora in a one-sided voluntary protection. A number of months earlier, Usyk retained his unified crown with a tricky twelve spherical choice win over Anthony Joshua of their contracted rematch.
Usyk was ringside for Fury’s final combat, which occurred at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Within the aftermath, the 2 boxers went nose to nose and traded phrases.