It seems as if Oleksandr Usyk could flip from foe to good friend for Anthony Joshua, as he has supplied his assist forward of a Tyson Fury conflict.
During the last 12 months, Joshua and Usyk have battled it out within the ring over 24 rounds in two separate fights, with the Ukrainian popping out on high on each events.
Now, a chance has fallen in Joshua’s lap to get one other shot on the heavyweight world title, as WBC champion Fury has known as AJ out to combat.
Fury initially wished an undisputed conflict with Usyk, however the Ukrainian has mentioned he doesn’t wish to combat once more till subsequent 12 months, as he must get well from accidents and spend time with household.
This has opened the door for a ‘Battle of Britain’ combat between Fury and Joshua and to date, negotiations appear to be progressing.
Joshua has lately accepted a suggestion of a 60/40 cut up from Fury and the one sticking factors are across the date and the phrases of a rematch clause.
After his second loss to Usyk, there have been followers and pundits advising Joshua to retire, however the Ukrainian believes the Brit has much more to supply and would even be prepared to assist him within the subsequent stage of his boxing profession.
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“If he wants my assist, I’ll go to his camp and assist him,” Usyk instructed Sky Sports activities through Boxing Scene.
“He isn’t 40 years outdated, he’s 33, so he ought to hold working.
“Anthony, don’t cease.
“I perceive that he wished to win in opposition to me, however Anthony can’t quit. He should go ahead.”
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