October 5, 2022

Following his victory over Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk’s subsequent goal is Deontay Wilder and Eddie Hearn thinks the Ukrainian wins ‘comfortably’.

It has not been lengthy since Usyk beat Joshua by cut up resolution in August, however it appears each males at the moment are shifting on to their subsequent problem.

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Usyk has now overwhelmed Joshua twice, each instances on factors

Usyk had hoped to combat Fury subsequent for the undisputed heavyweight crown, however it now appears like ‘The Gypsy King’ will probably be taking over Joshua on December 3, with each side having agreed phrases and contracts despatched out.

“I don’t have many emotions about it,” Usyk instructed Ring Journal of Fury vs Joshua being within the works. “I don’t actually care if Fury desires to combat someone.

“My crew is engaged on getting me again within the ring and no, no, I’m not p***** off in any respect.

“The larger downside is Tyson Fury will not be letting followers see among the finest historic bouts in boxing historical past.

“That’s his fault. Not mine. So, I’m not p***** off in any respect.

“Tyson Fury can combat whoever he desires to combat. From the standpoint of sportsmanship, in fact it’s not appropriate.”

A fight between Fury and Usyk would be for all four belts, with the Ukrainian holding the WBA, WBO and IBF titles, while ‘The Gypsy King’ has the WBC strap

A combat between Fury and Usyk could be for all 4 belts, with the Ukrainian holding the WBA, WBO and IBF titles, whereas ‘The Gypsy King’ has the WBC strap

Then, when requested who he would combat as a substitute of Fury, Usyk replied, “Deontay Wilder.

“Wilder is a harmful fighter, and that combat would probably be in the USA.”

Because it stands, Wilder has not fought since October final 12 months when he was knocked out by Fury for the second time, however he’s making a comeback on October 15 towards Robert Helenius.

Ought to the American come by that problem unscathed, a combat with Usyk may very well be on the playing cards for subsequent 12 months, however promoter Eddie Hearn believes the Ukrainian will hand Wilder his third profession loss.

Usyk has his sights set on a fight with Wilder

Usyk has his sights set on a combat with Wilder

“It’s a very good combat,” Hearn instructed Boxing Social. “Definitely Saudi Arabia will need the undisputed combat, but when Fury fights AJ that combat gained’t be potential until the summer season and if AJ beats Fury it gained’t be potential until the winter.

“If Fury vs AJ will get made, Oleksandr Usyk will nonetheless need to combat and definitely Wilder could be a very good possibility for him.

“I believe he wins that combat comfortably, however we’ll see what occurs.”

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