Rumor Mill: Crawford vs Spence getting closer? Usyk-Dubois done? Khan vs Bradley and more

Today's latest news and rumors for Tuesday, April 4th of 2023. 


  • Errol Spence and Terence Crawford have reignited talks, with the pair aiming to make the fight directly, instead of working through representatives regarding negotiations. The talks mimics the situation between Roy Jones Jr and Joe Calzaghe in 2008
  • Oleksandr Usyk looks to be heading to defense against Daniel Dubois in a fight that would create one champion with the WBA
  • Jason Quigley is being lined up to be Edgar Berlanga's 'test' to see if he can fight Canelo Alvarez
  • Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury could be back on, however, promoter Eddie Hearn would prefer Joshua to fight Dillian Whyte, Otto Wallin or Joe Joyce
  • Amir Khan has been handed a two-year ban by UKAD, shutting down a potential fight with Tim Bradley
  • WWE VP Nick Khan has once again fueled speculation that the WWE could enter professional boxing after merging with Endeavor and the UFC, the supergroup could look to acquire a major boxing promotional company
  • Xander Zayas could act as the co-main event on Top Rank's Puerto Rican Day event in New York City against Jahi Tucker
  • Robeisy Ramirez could face the winner of Luis Alberto Lopez and Michael Conlan, with Top Rank eager to push Ramirez as their next Latin American superstar
  • Jack Catterall vs Regis Prograis is still being worked on by Matchroom, with the pair likely to clash in the summer for Prograis' world super lightweight titles
  • Richard Riakaporte is waiting patiently as he looks to challenge the winner of Lawrence Okolie and Chris Billiam-Smith