CRUISERWEIGHT king Oleksandr Usyk is a possible opponent for both Dillian Whyte or Dereck Chisora as he plans his assault on the heavyweight division.
The undisputed champion shall be ringside for the blockbuster bout between the British duo tomorrow evening as they give the impression of being to settle their variations as soon as and for all.
And the Ukrainian nice, 31, shall be maintaining a detailed eye on the encounter as he targets a primary battle at 200lbs in 2019.
Usyk brutally knocked out Tony Bellew in his final outing, and promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that he might be supplied a battle in opposition to Whyte or Chisora.
Talking to Sky Sports activities, he mentioned: “Usyk may battle the winner or loser of [Whyte vs Chisora].
“Nobody actually is aware of how good Usyk actually shall be at heavyweight. We all know he shall be good, however can he combine it with the massive boys? That’s the fascination.
“Usyk will not fiddle. You will not see him battle somebody common.
“Carlos Takam is a man that will make sense – a bit small however highly effective and robust.”
Whereas Hearn additionally claimed that Usyk will solely keep at cruiserweght ought to Andre Ward come out of retirement.
He added: “I believe that will be the one battle that Usyk would stick round at cruiserweight for.
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“[Usyk vs Ward] is pure boxing. It is the absolute art of the sweet science. It would be the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, who is undefeated and retired, against the current best pound-for-pound fighter and the fighter of the year.
“There are so many different narratives – it would be a 50-50 fight, Ward going up to cruiserweight.
“I have [spoken to Usyk about this] and I have put it to Ward. But I think it would take something unreasonable to bring Ward out of retirement.
“I think Usyk will move to heavyweight and box in America in April.”
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