The WBC have pledged their support for an undisputed title fight between heavyweights Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.

President Mauricio Suliaman provided the welcome update in an interview with Sky Sports.

Uysk currently holds the WBO, IBF and WBA versions of the world title whereas Fury holds the WBC.

Reports suggested the pair would face-off in Saudi Arabia in March to tie all four belts together.

This was then cast in doubt however after the IBF ordered Usyk to defend against Filip Hrgovic last week.

Britain’s Daniel Dubois was also confirmed as WBA mandatory challenger in recent weeks.

Suliaman has confirmed however that no barriers will be put in place by the WBC to prevent either Fury or Usyk becoming the sport’s first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis.

“There has been real interest in having Fury against Usyk take place, that would be a great possibility and then the winner would have to fight the WBC mandatory once that is confirmed”, Suliaman said.

“If it happens it will be a tremendous fight for the world and the WBC is supportive of that as long as the rights of the mandatory contender are not infringed.”

Former WBC champion Deontay Wilder must face Andy Ruiz Jnr next in a fight that will determine Fury’s next mandatory challenger.

The Morecambe man faces old rival Dereck Chisora at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on December 3rd in a voluntary defence of his world title.

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