Alex Krassyuk, promoter for WBO. IBF, WBA, IBO heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, says and undisputed battle with WBC champion Tyson Fury ought to occur no later than the primary quarter of 2023.
The battle is more likely to land within the Center East.
Usyk, a former cruiserweight undisputed world champion, is coming off again to again choice wins over British celebrity Anthony Joshua.
Fury noticed motion earlier this month in Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, when he battered and stopped veteran Derek Chisora within the tenth spherical of their trilogy battle.
Usyk and Krassyuk sat ringside for Fury’s most up-to-date outing.
After the battle, they got here head to head and traded phrases.
Their respective groups are at present negotiating the small print. Fury is co-promoted by Queensberry Promotions and High Rank.
“Ought to occur no later than March 4. Location: Anyplace within the Universe,” Krassyuk mentioned, based on The Mirror.
Krassyuk additionally shot down current claims that an harm to Fury would delay the undisputed showdown.
“In line with our data, Tyson Fury is protected and sound,” Krassyuk mentioned.
In the previous few weeks, Usyk has been hit with two necessary orders – however neither is anticipated to stop the battle with Fury. The Worldwide Boxing Federation ordered Usyk to make a compulsory towards Filip Hrgovic, whereas the World Boxing Affiliation desires Usyk to face WBA “common” champion Daniel Dubois in a scrap to consolidate the 2 sanctioning physique belts. Dubois, who tore his ACL earlier this month in a TKO win over Kevin Lerena, might be out of motion for a number of months.