Egis Klimas, manager of Ukrainian heavyweight title contender Oleksandr Usyk, reported on social media, citing the WBN news agency, that talks between British champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury were disrupted.
“According to the WBN, negotiations on a megafight between Joshua and Fury have been thwarted. In this case, Joshua will make a mandatory defense against Usyk. The wait was long, ”Klimas wrote on his Instagram.
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The news did not pass by Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, who reacted very succinctly:
Previously, Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter, also announced that the fight would not take place this summer.