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A possible hold-up to Oleksandr Usyk’s next title defense might lead to modifications to a future heavyweight semi-final competition that had actually been proposed to Middle Eastern financiers. Tyson Fury and Usyk, along with Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua, were all anticipated to fight on the exact same night in December, nevertheless, the possibility of this significant occasion is now in doubt as Usyk’s compulsory clash with opposition Daniel Dubois has actually been postponed up until a minimum of late July or August. The World Boxing Association (WBA) just recently purchased the handbag quote in between heavyweight champ Usyk and Dubois, which will happen on May 25 in Houston, Texas. The bout belongs to the WBA’s World Championship Reduction Plan, with a minimum quote of $1,000,000 and a 75/25% circulation split to Usyk and Dubois, respectively. Fury is likewise trying to find a brand-new challenger for his next summertime fight after Andy Ruiz Jr and Zhilei Zhang were eliminated as prospective oppositions. Wilder might deal with Fury in a 4th fight if he stops working to concur terms with Joshua.

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