Barbel can fight Joshua in December – promoter

Усик может сразиться с Джошуа в декабре, – промоутер

Despite the trauma of the Ukrainian boxer Alexander Usik, he can hold a fight against Anthony Joshua in December 2019. For Moustache this could be the debut fight in the heavyweight division.

Such information in comments to Sky Sports announced promoter Eddie Hearn.

“Did you see that Barbel was injured and withdrew from the battle on may 25. But it will be the mandatory Challenger for the belt Joshua, this fight could take place in December,” said Hearn.

We will remind, WBC, WBO and IBF in the first heavyweight Alexander Usik was injured on the eve of battle against Carlos Takama. The bout was scheduled for may 25 in the American Oxon hill. For Eugene, this was supposed to be his debut fight in the heavyweight division. However, it had to be postponed indefinitely. And in General it is unknown whether it will be for sure. After all, Carlos Takam can to fight against Michael hunter on may 25.

Regarding Anthony Joshua, the world champion under version WBO, WBA Super and IBF heavyweight champion on June 1 will meet in new York with a Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr. The Briton claims that immediately after that ready to fight with the Mustache.