Anthony Joshua I could fight against Oleksandr Usyk, if legal problems are not resolved in time between Deontay Wilder Y Tyson fury.
A mediator agreed with Deontay Wilder in the legal discrepancy he had with Tyson fury on the validity of the contract that forces him to a third fight. This complicates the fight between Anthony Joshua Y Tyson fury It was practically closed.
Given the probable impossibility of Fury to fight with Joshua, Eddie hearn shuffle multiple names for an emergency replacement. Usyk seems to be the main target.
“We have a couple of different options,” he said. Hearn in the virtual press conference that he gave this morning, to clarify data about what happened. “Of course, the one that immediately comes to mind is the obligatory one of the OMB from Oleksandr Usyk“.
“They have been patient and silent. I really think that we are in a difficult situation. If the team of Fury does not fix the situation and starts up for this weekend, there will be no problems. We will look for an alternative fight ”, continued the promoter.
Joshua and Usyk were not thought before, but it would be a chance before the problems of Fury and Wilder
Although today it seems a firm initiative, the fight between Anthony Joshua Y Oleksandr Usyk it did not appear before as a second option.
“I have been concentrating on Plan A,” he said. Eddie hearn. “The only fight we had in mind was Tyson fury. I hope it still takes place on August 14, but the game changed last night and we have to have a Plan B, and probably also a Plan C. AJ wants to fight this summer. Oleksandr Usyk it is the obligatory one ”.
Hearn talked with Alexander Krassyuk, manager of Usyk, Tuesday morning. It seems that the first conversation had positive results.
“I told him, and I was very honest, I said, ‘Look, the Team Fury is trying to solve the problem. If they don’t, it is very likely that we are fighting with you, ‘and he understood that, ”explained the promoter.
Usyk’s promoter spoke of an alleged contest with Joshua
Alexander Krassyuk, representative of Oleksandr Usyk, referred to the possibility of a duel between his managed and Anthony Joshua.
“There is no other reasonable excuse for AJ now ”, he sentenced Krassyuk in a communication with Sky Sports. “If you are not avoiding Usyk, it is time to face the mandatory. Two London Olympic champions will meet nine years later. What a story. Now we are in a position to make the fight happen as soon as possible. “