The team of Kubrat Pulev, mandatory rival of Anthony Joshua by FIB, threatens a lawsuit if Joshua does not comply with the fight and tries to face Tyson fury in his next match.
Ivaylo Gotzev, co promoter of Pulev, ensures that Joshua is looking at ways to evade the mandatory fight against his fighter, to be able to face this year Fury.
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“That is something that they have always contemplated from the side of Joshua“, said Gotzev to Press Box PR. “But that door will be closed with a lawsuit if they break our agreement and our contract.”
Gotzev assures you would have no problem going to court and filing a lawsuit so that Joshua and Pulev fight.
“There are very good lawyers in England and very fair courts, so everything will depend on whether they comply or not,” he warned. Gotzev. “I believe that AJ and its promoter will do the right thing and as they have said they will close the deal ”.
Originally, the fight was closed to take place on June 20, but the pandemic put everything on hiatus. Even so, Anthony Joshua still has the obligation to defend his world heavyweight championship of the FIB against the mandatory challenger of the organism, Kubrat Pulev. Now, the fight has been scheduled for December 12, but the agreement has not been closed.
“With blood, sweat and tears, Kubrat earned his position to challenge AJ“, Expressed Gotzev. “Will they violate your rights, can you? That is up to them if they want to try. They must respect the rules of the FIB. There is a signed agreement ”.
The promoter of Pulev ensures that they are very close to closing the contract.
“We are in the final stages of closing the deal, and we are extremely happy about that,” he said. Gotzev. “We are adjusting the original contract and finally we are going in the right direction that leaves both parties happy. Now it depends on Eddie (Hearn, promoter of AJ), wrap up your part. Our signature will be much faster than theirs ”.