Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk ‘need to slam their f****** heads together’

Like most boxing enthusiasts, Frazer Clarke is furious that Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk couldn't agree terms for the fight that the world wanted to see. And he certainly hasn't shied away from giving his unfiltered opinion.

On Saturday night, the 31-year-old returned to the ring at the AO Manchester Arena, picking up the best victory of his career.

In an impressive performance, he looked poised and heavy-handed as he unloaded a series of brutal body shots, which forced his opponent, Bogdan Dinu, to retire on his stool at the end of the second round.

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Subsequently, 'Big Fraze', who now boasts a 6-0 record, called on his domestic rivals, Fabio Wardley and David Adeleye, to sign contracts to face him in the ring.

However, the 6 ft 6 giant will likely have to spend some time away from the squared circle after sustaining a nasty cut during the bout, which was broadcast live and exclusively on Sky Sports.

Regardless, Clarke remains optimistic about the future and looks forward to making the walk again in the not-too-distant future. However, he definitely wasn't all smiles after the fight.

Despite months of promises, Fury and Usyk have failed to give us the bout we need.

Upon making his comeback to boxing, 'The Gypsy King' managed to change the public's perception, endearing himself to fans with his incredible battle against mental health.

In an incredible underdog tale, he overcame the odds to triumph over the biggest puncher in boxing history, Deontay Wilder, to claim the WBC heavyweight title.

He followed this with another epic victory against Dillian Whyte at a sold-out Wembley Stadium. Subsequently, he retired from the sport, but returned just a few months later, claiming he wanted to fight Anthony Joshua.

However, after setting a series of peculiar deadlines, he opted away from the grudge match in favour of fighting Derek Chisora — a man he'd already defeated twice.

This soured his relationship with a large proportion of the combat sports community, who've gotten even more frustrated as the fiasco with Usyk has rolled on.

Despite beating Anthony Joshua on two consecutive occasions and holding three world titles, the Ukrainian settled for 30% of the purse in a potential meeting with Fury.

Alas, this wasn't enough to get the contracts signed.

Hopes of an agreement are believed to have been dashed partly due to the proposed rematch clause. The former undisputed Cruiserweight King reportedly wanted a 70/30 purse split in his favour if he won, whereas Fury wanted it to be 50/50.

Ultimately, at least for the time being, this issue has killed the fight, leaving Clarke enraged.

Speaking exclusively to Daily Star Sport, he said: "These aren't normal people we're talking about; these are multi-millionaires. They need to bang their f***ing heads together."

His sentiments are echoed by a large proportion of hardcore boxing fans, who just want to find out who the best in the division is.

But for now, it looks like the two heavyweight titans are heading in different directions.


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