Oleksandr Usyk has tweeted “the clock is ticking” for Tyson Fury to concur to an undisputed planet heavyweight title fight between the two.
The qualified day for the fight is April 29, with Usyk’s crew adamant the conditions they have agreed to will only be valid for a contest on that day.
Using to Twitter on Saturday evening, Usyk posted: “The factors for settlement ended up despatched to Fury’s aspect. The deadline is established. The clock is ticking.
“The ball is on #Greedybelly’s facet now. We did anything in our electricity to make it transpire.”
On Tuesday evening, Fury experienced appeared to affirm a combat was on in an Instagram movie, declaring April 29 is “absolutely a worker”, but Usyk’s promoter Alexander Krassyuk, talking solely to Sky Sporting activities Information, expressed his irritation with delays confirming the struggle.
Krassyuk claimed he “would be surprised” if the fight went ahead in April, declaring the British star is “pretending” to coach.
“We’ve been negotiating for so lots of months,” he said. “We went by all the compact challenges, more substantial challenges, huge problems what ever.
“So it can be all performed already. It really is been finished in fact quite a few weeks back. But the just one issue that was pending was Tyson’s consent, which is however pending. However he statements he is completely ready and pretends he is instruction.
“It doesn’t seem convincing but it truly is nevertheless the situation.”
Fury, in a online video posted to his Instagram accounts on Tuesday night time, had reported: “Hello men, as exciting as it truly is been around the previous handful of days terrorising Usyk and his team, tomorrow I am likely to knuckle down into education camp, and I will be doing a blackout as I generally do on social media.
“Nav (Salimian) will be managing my Instagram account, trying to keep you all up-to-date on my training development, and how almost everything is going.
“April 29 is absolutely a employee, I will see you all on the night time.
“Tune in, or be there or be square. This is the most important occasion in British boxing record, the fight of the century.
“Two undefeated entire world heavyweight champions throwing down to see who is No 1 in the division: the undisputed environment heavyweight championship on the line.
“Peace out, very good schooling to Usyk, may perhaps the finest guy win.”