Oleksandr Usyk’s Future Plans Depend On Upcoming Dubois Purse Bid

Oleksandr Usyk’s next fight will become clear following the purse bid on May 25th, 2023.

The Ukrainian has been ordered to face Daniel Dubois, who is his WBA mandatory after talks over an undisputed fight with Tyson Fury broke down.

However, the fight with Dubois still has some hurdles to overcome. Not only is there the case that Dubois’ team may not be happy with the terms of the purse bid, but the Brit’s fitness has been called into question.

In his last fight over Kevin Lerena, Dubois appeared to injure his knee after touching the canvas three times, even if he did win by way of a TKO. With that being said, the purse bid cannot come soon enough.

“The World Boxing Association called the Purse bid between heavyweight super champion Oleksandr Usyk and his mandatory challenger Daniel Dubois. 

“The purse bid will occur on May 25 in Houston, Texas The event will occur on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. It will be conducted by WBA World Championships Vice Chairman Julio Thyme, along with WBA President Gilberto Jesús Mendoza,” WBA

If the fight cannot be made, then Usyk will have to turn his attention to another opponent quickly especially in light of reports that a fight with Fury could occur in December. Watch this space. 

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