Promoter Eddie Hearn has announced that the fight Alexander Usik (17-0, 13 KO) and Dereck Chisora (32-9, 23 KO) may be held in late August.
Duel was originally scheduled for March, then was scheduled for 23 may, but due to pandemic coronavirus postponed to a later date.
The head of Matchroom announced that the match between the English and Ukrainian will be held outside the British Isles, but now do not know where can be held this confrontation:
“We are negotiating on this issue. Many countries come to us, and this may be the only way to hold these fights in the coming months. We still have to coordinate with the platform DAZN, but after our successful performance in Saudi Arabia, they realized that not everything has to happen in the US”.
Usyk made his debut in the heavyweight division last year, beating Cassa Witherspoon. Chisora last fought in October when he overcame the opposition of David price. At about the same time it is expected the fight between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Poly three championship belts in the heavyweight division.