"There is no chance that Usyk will fight on the 12th [of October], but Russian Alexander Ustinov will definitely not be his rival. Other options are being considered. Now I won't say which ones," Russian sports newspaper Sport-Express quoted Krasiuk as saying.
Earlier it was reported that Ustinov had agreed to replace Dutch boxer Tyrone Spong in a fight with Usyk.
The Usyk-Spong fight in the heavyweight division was to take place on October 12 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, the United States. It was reported on October 8 that the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) had detected banned drugs in Spong's doping test. The Ukrainian boxer's team said that there were other contenders.
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