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Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk
Teams of boxers are still negotiating, discussing the venue of the fight for the title of absolute.
The owner of the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles Oleksandr Usyk in his next fight should meet WBC champion Tyson Fury in the ring, defining the absolute in the division.
According to ESPN insider Mike Coppinger, the fight between the Ukrainian and British fighters is scheduled for April 29.
While the parties continue to discuss the place of organization of the battle. The main option at the moment is Saudi Arabia, with Wembley Stadium in London as a backup.
“Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk are in talks to fight for the undisputed heavyweight title on April 29th.
Usyk closed his part of the agreement with the Saudis, and now it’s Fury’s turn. If not, the fight could go to Wembley. Ramadan ends April 21,” Coppinger wrote.
Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk remain in talks for an undisputed heavyweight title fight being targeted for April 29, sources told ESPN.
Usyk closed his side of the deal with the Saudis and now Fury must. If not, the fight could head to Wembley. Ramadan ends on April 21.
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) February 1, 2023
Earlier it became known that Tyson Fury had already found a replacement for Oleksandr Usyk in case the fight for the title of absolute champion was cancelled.
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