Frank Warren, promoter of Joe joyce and co-promoter of Tyson fury, affirmed that there are already talks so that Oleksandr Usyk in front of Joyce for the interim heavyweight title of the OMB. In this way, there would be a free way for Anthony Joshua and Tyson fury contest the four absolute world championship titles.
“At this moment we are working, to do Usyk and Joe Joyce”, He assured Warren in iFL TV. “I think that OMB He will order it as an interim title, so we are working hard to make it happen. “
One of the reasons why the combat between AJ and Fury I was arrested is because Usyk is the mandatory rival of the OMB what’s wrong with it Joshua. And the mandate of the body is that Joshua had to make the mandatory defense against Usyk. The Ukrainian did not want to renounce that right, and Joshua and Fury they wanted to fight with all the belts at stake. It was then worked so that Usyk and Joyce fight for the interim title, and the absolute title could be vacated the day after the fight between Joshua and Fury, or, that the winner faces the interim champion.
“The situation is that the OMB He has said that he would like it as an elimination fight, “he said. Warren as part of the team Joyce. “We have no objection to that and I don’t think Usyk have it. There have been preliminary talks and we will see where we go with that. I hope (it happens). It’s a good fight. “
Warren explained what an eventual fight between the winner of Usyk and Joyce against the winner of Joshua and Fury.
“I think whoever wins, the winner is in a tremendous position,” Warren explained. “The eventual winner of the two fights between Tyson and Joshua I would have to defend against Joyce or Usyk, or vacate the belt ”.
Oleksandr Usyk comes from defeating Dereck Chisora by unanimous decision on October 31, 2020, while Joe joyce knocked out on November 28, 2020 Daniel Dubois.