Could Frank roll the BIG DICE

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Jan 10, 2021.


    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
  2. rezzer

    rezzer Member Full Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    He has to, if he has any ambition above domestic level. Joyce v Usyk at peak UK time would be BT PPV worthy, I suppose.
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  3. Patter983

    Patter983 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 20, 2018
    If Joshua vacates would it be Usyk v Joyce for the vacant belt ? If not can’t see how Warren could generate the sort of money Usyk would probably want to fight Joyce.
  4. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

    Nov 1, 2012
    Usky would surely feel as if thats an easier fight than aj, fury etc. Decent payday prime time bt in a fight he would be very confident of winning. Cmon Frank let us feel the fibre of your fabric.
  5. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 17, 2012
    Usyk never strikes me as the type of bloke that wants megabucks or is difficult to do business with so I suspect he could sign with Frank if the Joyce fight is offered to him.
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  6. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 26, 2014
    The Joyce fight will be mandated by the WBO if Joshua vacates, no way Usyk will be favouring a Joyce fight, otherwise he will be looking towards Wilder or Whyte or moving to America to fight with the other successful eastern European/Russian/Khazak/Uzbek fighters out there or join Loma with Arum.
  7. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Usyk will 100% sign a new co promotional deal with Matchroom and Alex Krassyuk. They have a great working relationship, have made each other good money and no way will Eddie risk not having involvement with a fighter who potentially gets an undisputed fight with Fury or AJ.
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  8. Inglis_1

    Inglis_1 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 4, 2018
    Usyk would probably be best leaving unless the WBO somehow decide to order Usyk v Parker for the vacant strap. Usyk doesn't really have time to start stepping aside whilst fighting opposition beneath him so I don't blame him for playing hardball over this. If I were Usyk, I'd stand my ground and demand a title shot as well.
  9. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 26, 2014
    Arum should sign him, has the ultimate prize in Fury (in house) a rosta of mediocre heavy's for him to feast on and also stablemate Loma to double up cards with, absolute no brainer for Bob. Also gets one over on Hearn.
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  10. Furious

    Furious Active Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    The impression I get from Hearn interviews is that he does, relatively speaking. Probably nowhere near Joshua levels but he knows his worth. Hearn seems happy to pay it based on his ability.
  11. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 15, 2012
    Usyk - Chisora had little interest and poor sales, so it’s one hell of a financial risk for Frank to do the Joyce fight, let alone try to sign him.

    He probably has no choice though- hopefully BT will give him the backing he needs.

    My guess is Usyk will go to Top Rank or re-sign with Eddie/DAZN.
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  12. DramaShow

    DramaShow Member Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    Didn't Usyk have a rant at his manager on Ukranian TV complaining that he just wants to be liked by the media.

    Usyk was unhappy that Hearn favoured Chisora even though he is a Matchroom fighter and said he wants to focus on his own promotional company. Frank Warren could do business with Usyk for sure.

    Usyk is a PPV fighter in the current market so Frank Warren could make Usyk Joyce on PPV. Usyk did big numbers against Bellew and against Chisora I believe the numbers would have been higher if there weren't as many PPVs at the time and with a stronger undercard.
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  13. Trafford

    Trafford Active Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    The fight would likely be on Sky as Hearn will be able to fight offer DAZN round the world rights and good PPV numbers.
  14. tee_birch

    tee_birch Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 6, 2014
    Usyk Chisora apparently did over 1mil PPV. I honestly can not believe it got anywhere near close to that.
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  15. DavidJames

    DavidJames Active Member Full Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    agreed - if it did I would be shocked!

    Big move for FW if he could get usyk v joyce. After the DDD win it would be an appealing fight but not for the general public... Chisora would have been the draw for the casuals when he fought Usyk