57-year-old Evander Holyfield does not change his plans and is preparing for the return to the ring. The legendary American announced that he was not going to fight the boxers younger than himself.
“This guy believes that he can defeat Joshua now. And we also believe it,” said Nisse Sauerland, who, along with his brother Kalle, is a promoter of the Croatian heavyweight Filip Hrgovic (10-0, 8 KOs).
“I have a feeling that Wilder will refuse to fight Fury,” said Eddie Hearn, probably the strongest promoter in the world at the moment, who has such heavyweights as Joshua, Usyk, Whyte and Chisora.
The next professional performance of WBO super bantamweight champion Emanuel Navarrete (31-1, 27 KOs) was postponed until June 20. It was previously planned that the Mexican champion would return to the ring on June 6 at the boxing event in Mexico City, but local authorities prohibit sporting events after an increase in coronavirus infections throughout the country.
Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) sets new ambitious goals. The Brit was recently named by the Forbes magazine the highest paid boxer in the world.
On July 25 Naoya Inoue (19-0, 16 KOs) may face John Riel Casimero (29-4, 20 KOs). The fight was originally scheduled for April 25 but now it may land in Las Vegas and will take place without the participation of spectators.
Bob Arum's Top Rank promotion organization has confirmed the dates for the next Las Vegas fights. The first tournament will take place on June 9th. Spectators will be able to see three events a week. In the United States, evenings will be broadcast on ESPN.
Derek Chisora (32-9, 23 KO) is known for his wild character. Del Boy obviously does not like to wait for too long, and his fight against Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) is postponed, and there is still no specific date for this fight. The former European Heavyweight Champion announced that if the situation does not clear up soon, he will try his hand at MMA.
Tyson Fury (30-1, 21 KOs) argues that if his four-belt heavyweight unifying meeting with Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs) occurs, he knows exactly how it will end. The Gypsy King predicts his quick victory and clarifies how he will deal with AJ.