The head of the Matchroom Boxing promotion company Eddie Hearn claims that he does not want to arrange a fight between the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua with the mandatory contender for the WBO belt Alexander Usyk before the fight with Tyson Fury so that the fans do not perceive this exciting confrontation as disappointment.
“I’m sorry about the fight between Joshua and Usyk. By the way, this is a great fight, but if I don’t make the next fight between Joshua and Fury, it will be my failure. I don’t want to do the fight” A.J. “with Usyk so that everyone would react” eh “. I want to arrange it so that everyone will say that this is a great fight, because it is.
The biggest fight in the world is right on our doorstep. It needs to be arranged, and this is our responsibility. We owe it not to boxing, but to Anthony Joshua. But first we must defeat Kubrat Pulev on December 12, “- said Eddie Hearn in an interview with the YouTube channel Behind The Gloves.