Who will Fury fight on April 29th at Wembley Stadium?
By Scott Gilfoid: It’s looking like Tyson Fury will need to fight someone else other than Oleksandr Usyk on April 29th at Wembley Stadium in London due to the negotiations with the undefeated IBF, WBA & WBO heavyweight champion not panning out.
Fury having priced himself out, according to Usyk’s promoter Alex Krassyuk, means that his promoters will need to go with a plan-B option on April 29th for the Wembley Stadium fight.
I hate to say it, but this wouldn’t have happened if Fury hadn’t asked for the crown jewels in his negotiations with the Saudis.
The promoters for Fury have already booked the massive 95,000-seat Wembley Stadium, so that stuck between a rock and a hard place, needing a popular enough opponent to fill that space.
Replacement opponent options:
- Joseph Parker
- Dave Allen
- Dempsey McKean
- Martin Bakole
- Fabio Wardley
Fury’s dad John Fury says he can fill the Wembley Stadium alone. Well, let’s see if he can do that with a replacement opponent, freshly dug up or pulled in from the nearest pub to be the cardboard prop for Fury on April 29th in the historic stadium.
This will be a laugh looking at Fury fighting in an empty stadium, looking like a dunce like we recently saw with Floyd Mayweather Jr fighting in an empty O2 Arena at Aaron Chalmers.
Fury can’t use 39-year-old journeymen Derek Chisora or Dillian Whyte anymore because he already beat those two domestic-level heavyweights in his last couple of fights.
Who else can Fury pull in on short notice to fill Wembley Stadium? It sure as heck WON’T be Joe Joyce because as fat and as out of shape Fury is looking now, he won’t want that hard work.
“I am experienced, and I’ve been here for a while. Normally when a fighter does not want to take a fight, he asks for something impossible so it doesn’t take place. On the other side, I’m really optimistic,” said Usyk’s promoter Alex Krassyuk to talkSPORT Boxing.
“Tyson was asking for some bigger money. We are in the position to share whatever the fight generates. If it generates a lot, then we are happy to share it.
“It’s all about the glory, it’s all about the legacy, it’s all about the huge thing,” said Krassyuk.
It’s not looking good for Fury, is it? He will be out there alone, standing in the middle of the ring on April 29th, fighting some fighter dragged in from skidrow, and the fans nowhere to be seen.
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