No obstacles to Usyk-Joshua fight – Usyk's promoter

No obstacles to Usyk-Joshua fight – Usyk's promoter

A fight between Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk and Briton Anthony Joshua, the holder of the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles, could be made in the near future, according to Usyk's promoter Alexander Krassyuk.

Krassyuk said this in an interview with the British news site He has already held talks with Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn.

"Usyk is mandatory for WBO and the only obstacle that made them sanction the interim was the huge unification between [Tyson] Fury and Joshua. And if the fight is off then there are no other obstacles and Joshua has to deal with his mandatory. If you asked me I would be happy to make the fight in Kyiv. This is just my desire to make it. In London? Well you never know. Maybe another city in the UK or Saudi Arabia or any other spot on planet earth. We'd do it," Krassyuk said.

Joshua was supposed to fight Fury on August 14, but the fight is now at risk of collapse due to Fury's obligation to rematch Deontay Wilder. The court ordered Fury to face Wilder for a third time.


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