Bob Arum expects decision next week for Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk fight location

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Bob Arum believes a location for Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk will be decided next week, with Wembley Stadium one of the venues in the running.

After Fury defeated Derek Chisora in their trilogy fight last year, it opened up the path for the two heavyweight champions to meet and decide the status of undisputed.

Usyk’s last match-up came against Anthony Joshua in their rematch back in September, with the Ukrainian again winning on points.

The pair have repeatedly made it clear they want the fight, and it appears that negotiations are close to being concluded.

"I think both of the fighters have agreed to the fight, I think the question is where the site will be," Arum informed Sky Sports. "That will be sorted out hopefully next week and we'll have an announcement shortly.

"If the fight goes to the Middle East it will be sometime after Ramadan and if the fight is in the UK it will be the beginning of April."

Arum continued: "It depends what the deals are and so forth.

"There are a number of us that would prefer the fight to be in Wembley, but again it depends on the money.

"The fighters have a very short limit of their careers and they have to make whatever money, particularly large amounts of money, because in a few years it's not going to be available.

"I just think it's going to be a tremendous fight."

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