Boxing followers will be unable to see a battle between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury anytime quickly, because the Ukrainian has determined to place an finish to talks.
Usyk has hit out at Fury and defined the explanations behind his determination to cease negotiating with Fury over a possible battle.
“I see that nothing is occurring, he’s attempting to play with us, and I informed him: ‘That is it, goodbye’,” Usyk stated in an interview with a Ukrainian media outlet
“He needs to repeat Muhammad Ali, nevertheless it’s a foul copy.
“He says, ’70/30, I’m the king. It is all due to me.’ I do not reply to that. I perceive that that is thoughts video games.
“The king is the king. And the king doesn’t must shout that he’s the king.”
Dubois might be Usyk’s subsequent opponent
The World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) ordered the Ukrainian to battle Daniel Dubois subsequent.
The official discover was despatched to the fighters’ groups on Monday, and they’ll have 30 days to barter from April 4 till the Could 2 deadline.
“It can in all probability be Daniel Dubois on the finish of the summer time,” Usyk added.
“I’ll go to the UK. I adore it very a lot. My first massive wins had been within the UK. Anthony Joshua. I prefer it right here, I just like the followers, the folks.”
Ought to Usyk and Dubois fail to achieve an settlement by Could 2 or within the occasion both aspect refuses to barter, the WBA is more likely to ship the battle to public sale with a 75 p.c cut up for Usyk and 25 p.c for Dubois in response to fightnews.com.