The World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Championships Committee ordered the ultimate featherweight eliminator struggle between Thomas Patrick Ward and Otabek Kholmatov.
The Briton Ward is ranked No. 1 and should face the No. 2 ranked Uzbekistani to find out the obligatory challenger to the 126-pound world champion.
The WBA gave a 30-day negotiation interval, which can start on October 5 and finish on November 4. The cut up can be 50% for every of the fighters in accordance with the foundations.
If the fighters don’t attain an settlement or any of the events refuses to take action, the WBA might ship the struggle to a bidding course of.