According to George Rose, promoter of Australian boxing superstar Tim Tszyu, their team was in talks to take on former world light middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd in September.
However, these plans were not destined to come true when Heard suffered a surprise defeat to Luis Arias over the weekend.
“We were left with this fight slipping through our fingers,” Rose told Fox Sports Australia.
“We talked a lot, and everything looked quite promising, but now it is in the past. Hurd needs to have a rematch with Arias, and we need to develop a new plan.”
Recall that at the moment Tszyu is fully focused on the fight with compatriot Michael Zerafa, which is scheduled for July 7th in Newcastle, Australia.