13 Mar

Usyk agreed to Fury's proposal to split the fee "70/30"

Oleksandr Usyk, the super heavyweight champion from Ukraine who holds titles from WBO, WBA, IBF, and IBO, has agreed to split the royalties in favor of British boxer Tyson Fury, the current WBC heavyweight world champion.

"Hey greedy Belly I accept your offer seventy/thirty split to fight on April 29th at Wembley. But you will promise to donate 1 million pounds to Ukraine immediately after the fight. And for every day of your delay you will pay 1% from your purse to Ukrainian people. Deal?" Usyk said in a video message.

Усик ответил, когда и где состоится его бой с Фьюри - Чемпионат

Originally scheduled to take place on April 29th at Wembley Stadium in London, a face-to-face fight for the title of absolute world champion between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk was in the works. Usyk has been training hard, with only one day off in his schedule.

Initially, he proposed an even distribution of income for the fight, but later offered a 60/40 split in favor of the winner. Fury countered with a proposal for a 70/30 split in his favor.

The WBA has issued an official appeal to both boxers, with the agreement on the fight expiring on March 10 at 5:00 p.m. EST. If an agreement cannot be reached, the WBA will put a fight between Usyk and Daniel Dubois up for negotiation.

John Fury, Tyson's father, believes that the fee should be split 60/40 in his son's favor, while promoter Frank Warren has stated that he will explore other options for Fury if negotiations for a unification fight with Usyk are not completed soon.

Initially optimistic about a quick contract signing, Usyk's promoter, Alex Krassyuk, has since changed his mind and stated that Fury's team is not preparing for the match.