Alex Krassyuk has dismissed Tyson Fury‘s proposal for a summer showdown with Oleksandr Usyk at Wembley Stadium.
Fury proposed the pair fight for the undisputed crown in the capital for the percentage “already agreed”, saying he was also open for the inclusion of a rematch clause.
Krassyuk responded to the video this afternoon, posting a screenshot of an article stating the 70-30% purse split in favour of Fury would only stand for a fight on April 29th this year.
Following the collapse in negotiations in March, Usyk insists he will now only fight Fury if the split is divided equally in each fighter’s favour.
Fury unleashed a tirade of abuse to Usyk yesterday while also challenging the rest of the heavyweight division to step up and face him in July or August of this year.
Similar challenges were also put forward to his co-promoters Frank Warren and Bob Arum to deliver his first fight this year after he dominated Dereck Chisora in December.
The opponent for such a fight is not yet clear, but Martin Bakole, Frank Sanchez and Michael Hunter all accepted Fury’s challenge on Thursday.
Usyk meanwhile has not fought since his rematch victory over Anthony Joshua in August.
The WBA ordered the Ukrainian to face mandatory challenger Daniel Dubois this week, with a purse bid set for May 25th.
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