WBO Heavyweight Division – Mandatory Challenger Request Ltr. Oleksandr Usyk
Luis Batista Salas, Esq. Chairman Championship Committee
June 4th 2019
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Mr. Dillian Whyte WBO International Heavyweight Champion Brixton, London, U.K.
Re: WBO Super Champion Oleksandr Usyk – Heavyweight Division
Mandatory Challenger Request
Dear Mr. Whyte:
On Monday, June 3rd 2019, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) acknowledge receipt of an email communication submitted by Mr. John Hornewer, Esq., on behalf of WBO Super Champion Mr. Oleksandr Usyk and Team Usyk, whereby the WBO World Championship Committee was forwarded a request letter and application form regarding official designation of Mr. Usyk as WBO Mandatory Challenger in the WBO Heavyweight Division. Further, said request was duly notified by email to you and your team representatives, respectively.
On Tuesday, June 4th 2019, the WBO acknowledge receipt of an email communication reply on your behalf confirming receipt of Mr. Usyk’s Mandatory Challenger Designation request and in turn, formally requesting that the WBO refrained from undertaking any deliberations on the referenced matter in order to consider Mr. Usyk’s petition and reply accordingly.
In light of your request, the WBO World Championship Committee hereby orders you and all interested parties to expose their respective positions and arguments regarding Mr. Usyk’s Mandatory Challenger request within the following non-extendable ten (10) day period. The time frame set forth herein triggers officially upon receipt of this letter.
Luis Batista Salas, Esq.
Cc: Francisco Valcárcel, Esq./President
Mr. David Augustus Garcia, Esq./Andy Ruiz Jr.
Mr. Neil Sibley/Dillian Whyte
Mr. Eddie Hearn/Matchroom Boxing
Mr. Robert Smith/British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC)