Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said a fight between British heavyweight Anthony Joshua and the absolute world champion in heavy weight Ukrainian Alexander Usik will not take place in 2019. Likely that way fighters will cross in the spring of 2020.
According to Hearn, who represents both fighters, Mustache needs to go to heavyweight and spend a few duels.
It’s simple. First, usyk will fight in may – a debut in hevewae (heavyweight division – Спорт24). Likely opponent – the Russian Alexander Povetkin. Then hold another fight. And then, it seems, WBO make him mandatory Challenger for the title Joshua. I assume their face-to-face battle will take place in spring 2020
– quoted by Hearne vRINGe.com.
“It is clear that the whole Boxing world is looking forward to the duel of two Olympic Champions, previously undefeated fighters-professionals,” – said the promoter of the Mustache Alexander Krasyuk of K2 Promotions Ukraine.
“Let’s not rush things – offers Joshua. The mustache belongs first debut in hevewae. He first have to understand how to withstand the blows of the guys who weigh 108-114 lbs. This havivah. It is important a lot more than just technique and skill. It all depends on your will to win. What are you willing to go for victory. I know he’s good. And he proved it in crmservice (heavy weight, Спорт24). There are no questions about his skill level. And the transition to hawijat will give the answer to the question of his character.”
Alexander Usik – absolute world champion in the first heavy weight under version WBO, WBC, IBF, WBA, and Ring magazine. However, his next battle Ukrainian hold in the highest weight category. Among the possible contenders – the Russian Alexander Povetkin. The fight can take place in the United States.
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