Tommy Fury has insisted the Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk fight getting referred to as off was not his brother’s fault.
Tyson and Usyk were being anticipated to clash on April 29 at Wembley Stadium, but the struggle by no means came to fruition, as the boxers could not concur conditions.
Usyk’s promoter, Alex Krassyuk, set the blame at Tyson’s door, declaring: “We were being desperate to uncover a compromise. Tyson did not want to compromise.”
Meanwhile, Tyson took to social media following the struggle was called off to start a foul-mouthed tirade at Usyk, contacting him each individual insult beneath the sun.
Speaking about the collapse in negotiations on Saturday morning’s Soccer AM, Tommy said: “[Tyson] does not like Usyk at the minute.”
He continued by defending his brother, as he spelled out: “There’s a ton of politics in boxing, but I needed to say this initially hand. The cause why this struggle is not obtaining made isn’t down to Tyson at all.
“He needs to fight, he’s proven to every person. He’s gone and fought Deontay Wilder following 3 years out, he’ll battle any male, he does not panic any man.
“Especially not a cruiserweight who just cannot do nearly anything anyway. He’s far too compact, what is he going to do.
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“So, it is what it is, but it is not Tyson’s fault.”
Tommy was then questioned whether or not he thinks the Tyson vs Usyk battle will ever come about and he replied: “Yeah surely.
“All these massive fights will happen, but it just can take a whilst to get made.”
For the time being, on the other hand, it looks unified WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight winner Usyk may transfer on to struggle his WBA required challenger, Daniel Dubois, while a different Brit in Joe Joyce is reportedly the favourite to consider on Tyson next.
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