The President of the world Boxing organization (WBO), Francisco Valcárcel once again reminded that Oleksandr Usyk is the mandatory Challenger for the title of champion WBO in a super heavyweight.
And the current holder of the championship belt in this weight Anthony Joshua must protect the title in fight with the Ukrainian, before making a unification fight with Tyson fury for the title of absolute world champion.
“I want to see fight for the title of absolute world champion in superheavy weight between Joshua and fury, but first needs to be mandatory defense of the WBO title,” wrote Valcárcel on Twitter.
Earlier it was reported that Joshua and fury agreed to hold the fight in 2021. The British agree to two games. At the moment Joshua owns the IFB belts, the WBO, WBA and IBO and fury – the winner of the WBC title.
While Joshua should spend a mandatory defense of the title IBF in a battle with the Bulgarian Kubrat Bullet.
In turn, the Tendril in the next match supposed to meet Derek Cooroy. The fight was scheduled for may 23 in London, but the match was postponed due to the pandemic coronavirus.