Oleksandr Usik He claimed Tyson’s FuryHis antics around a rematch clause could derail a potential fight between world heavyweight champions.
Fury and Usyk will face each other on April 29 at Wembley Stadium in London.where the winner would become the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 2000. The fight is still not official, although the WBA has announced that an ‘agreement’ has been reached.
Negotiations seemed to stall last week due to monetary demands. Until Usyk agrees to a 70-30 purse split in favor of Fury. Usyk also appealed to the British. Donate $1 million to Ukraine’s war effort against Russia.
Then, on Monday, March 13, Fury urges Usyk to quit with no rematch conditionsecond, before accusing Fury’s team of suggesting the substance in the first place.
“Usyk’s guys were talking about rematch terms,” Fury said, but Usyk responded in a social media video: “Greedy belly, the rematch clause came from you, not mine.
“Stop whining and talking, be a man. Submit the contract or loose the belt. I need to be uncontested and not play your stupid games.
Earlier in the day, Usyk promoter Alex Krassyuk said: chat sport: “When we started negotiations, Fury’s side was the first to want the rematch. They wanted the rematch first, and we supported it. As soon as Usyk accepts a ‘no rematch’ clause, he will still look for something else to find and withdraw from the fight.
“Let me tell you why: He bluffed and saw Usyk bluff – that’s 100 percent. He didn’t expect Usyk to concede 70-30.
“He wasn’t at a training camp and we saw the theatrical performance the next morning where he was running and pretending to fight someone in the ring. It’s all about nothing. He’s not ready, he’s afraid to fight. He’ll try to find a way to stay away from Usyk for as long as possible.
“We don’t trust him, we don’t believe him.”
Fury, 34, holds the WBC heavyweight title, while Usyk, 36, is the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO champion.
Fury most recently defeated Derek Chisora for the third time in December to retain the WBC Championship in London. Meanwhile, Usyk last boxed in August, beating Anthony Joshua for the second time in 11 months to retain the combined welterweight title from the Briton in 2021.
Both Fury and Usyk were undefeated, with the latter previously reigning as the only undisputed heavyweight champion of the four-generation era.
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