Tony Bellew will be invited to the coaching camp in the event the battle is agreed for premature 2020 to give guidance about Oleksandr Usyk of Derek Chisora.
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Chisoras director David Haye is optimistic that a fight can be finalised final 33, with Usyk, who marked his introduction with a stoppage win over Chazz Witherspoon in the division.
Bellew challenged Usyk for all four cruiserweight belts last November, enduring an eighth-round stoppage loss after a strong beginning, and Haye considers the Merseysider could pass crucial strategic advice.
Haye told Sky Sports:He fought Usyk, he sparred with Derek Chisora. I think Tony Bellews insight to the strengths and the flaws, and what he thinks Derek can execute in a struggle with him will be invaluable.
Itll be definitely a thing that Derek will be up for. Ill be up for this, Steve Broughton, the trainer of Derek Chisora will be interested in hearing someone as experienced as Tony Bellew, his ideas and perspectives on the struggle.
One hundred percent, I would like to pick Tonys mind about what he feels the tactics needs to be. Strategies for the battle, angles, punch selection. Id love to receive his perspective on it.
Promoter Eddie Hearn has suggested the WBO belt may be at stake for Usyk-Chisora, using a domain inclined to become vacant after Anthony Joshuas rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Eddie enjoys the fight. I love the battle. Usyk loves the fight and Chisora enjoys the fight, so it feels like everyones on exactly the same page, said Haye.
There arent any promotional conflicts, or there are no television battles, and both fighters want to battle each other. That is the scenario you could possibly ask for going into 2020 and looking for a fight from the first quarter.
I believe myself and Eddie will be able to experience the specifics of it in the coming weeks. We ought to understand something pretty soon.
Usyk is a 2012 Olympic gold medalist having a record that is great, but Team Chisora are confident of creating a triumph.
Haye explained:Im not likely to attempt to say that Derek can match him skill for ability, but occasionally an attribute like dimension, like strength, such as punch power – this nullifies the significant skill.
Derek wont allow him to remain at range, out-boxing him. Derek is not going to go out there and have a boxing match, why can he do this? Makes no sense. Hes got to get on his chest and grind it from him.
Derek has been discriminated against southpaws and he has been having great success. It has all been for this instant where he shocks the world
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