Oleksandr Usyk promoter speaks on undisputed Tyson Fury fight negotiations: “I would love to make it happen”

Alex Krassyuk, the promoter of Oleksandr Usyk, has taken another shot at Tyson Fury after heavyweight GOAT said there had been no talks about a huge boxing event in December. Earlier this year, Fury and Usyk began negotiations for an uncontested battle between the two, but they were unable to agree, and the Ukrainian’s management withdrew from the negotiations because it was displeased with Fury’s expectations.

Recently famous British boxing promoter Eddie Hearn and Deontay Wilder’s trainer Malik Scott both disclosed on Monday that there had been discussions over a potential double-header in the Middle East later this year that would see Fury and Usyk fight on the same card as Anthony Joshua and Wilder, it seemed that negotiations to finally meet had resumed.

When asked about the dream match-up Krassyuk said “I would love to see it as a boxing fan. As Usyk’s promoter I would love to make it happen, as just a normal Ukrainian I would love my compatriot to become the undisputed champion in the second weight division. So, from our side it’s only plus plus plus. We know that Tyson Fury is a complex personality and it’s probably not a surprise for anyone and we can see it in his behavior within last probably seven or ten years.”

He continued “Yes he is the champion, he has the right to things that he wants to do but at the end of the day he is a professional boxer and his main assignment is to perform for the boxing fans. So that is why I think[if] this fight does not take place, that would be one of the biggest mistakes in[his] professional boxing career.”

What’s next for Tyson Fury?

Over the years ‘The Gypsy King’ has talked about retirement on multiple occasions but has never really walked away from the sport. The 34-year-old had booked the iconic Wembley Stadium for April 29th and that slot still remains open.

Tyson Fury

A mega fight between him and Usyk is what the fans have been demanding for a long time but that seems to be delayed further and further. Another great match-up would be against his fellow Brit Anthony Joshua who is most probably fighting Deontay Wilder next. Being the heavyweight king, there are loads and loads of interesting match-ups for Fury and it’s just about time he picks up the pen and makes one official.

Aryan Verma

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Aryan Verma is a Combat Sports writer covering UFC and Boxing for SportsZion. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's in technology degree in Computer Science. Being a martial art practitioner himself, Aryan cherishes the opportunity to share his thoughts on latest combat sport events through his blogs.


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