Alex Krassyuk, the head of K2 Promotions, has identified the factors behind the termination of the scheduled bout between WBC titleholder Tyson Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs), the reigning heavyweight champion of the WBA, WBO, and IBF.
“If I start saying everything Fury demands, 15 minutes won’t be enough. There is a list of things that he wants to get in his favor, which is absolutely unacceptable. This is a complete disrespect to Usyk, as a unified champion and former undisputed champion.”
“I cannot reveal the progress of the negotiation, it is part of ethics. So if I start with the details, it won’t look good. Maybe if the other side wants to make a decision to disclose what happened, we can talk about it.”
“With great regret in my heart, I admit that there is no fight. Usyk will take a short break and fulfill his obligations,” said Krassyuk.
Once negotiations with Fury conclude on April 1st, the WBA is anticipated to mandate Oleksandr Usyk to safeguard his belt versus Daniel Dubois of the United Kingdom in the near future.