I’m Prepared To Fight, Knock Down Fury – Usyk.
Reigning heavyweight champions, Oleksandr Usyk has boasted that he’s battle ready to fight and knock down Tyson Fury after beating Anthony Joshua again.
The undefeated Ukrainian saw off a spirited performance from Joshua to seal a split decision win in their rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.
Despite repeatedly insisting he is retired from boxing after his stunning knockout win over Dillian Whyte in April, Fury still holds the WBC title.
And Usyk is confident the Gypsy King will not be able to resist the opportunity to come back and meet him in a fight to crown the heavyweight division’s first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis.
“I am sure that Tyson Fury is not retired yet. I am convinced that he wants to fight me,” Usyk said after his victory against Joshua.
“I want to fight him and if I’m not fighting Tyson Fury, I am not fighting at all,” Usyk said.
Oleksandr Usyk, Ukrainian heavyweight boxing champion won his second consecutive heavyweight boxing victory over Anthony Joshua. The duo has a keenly contested fight yesterday which lasted through the first six rounds.
It was not until the ninth round that Joshua began to break through, but Usyk upended him in the tempo in an astonishing fashion during the tenth round and went ahead to defend his belt to the 12th round.
Joshua, who didn’t like the outcome angrily picked up two championship belts and threw them out of the ring before storming off briefly.
He later returned to seize the microphone. Venting he said,
“I’m stealing this Usyk, I’m sorry, but it’s because of the passion we put into this,” Joshua told the crowd during his two-minute speech.
Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk, 35 is a Ukrainian professional boxer. He is a world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles since defeating Anthony Joshua in 2021