Oleksandr Usyk, new champion of the heavy weights of the WBA, FIB and OMB, was received as a hero in his native Ukraine after the triumph over Anthony Joshua.
In a series of videos shared on the account of K2 Promotions Ukraine scenes of his arrival at the Kiev International Airport, where a group of people took out a kind of lightsabers in the style Star wars to receive him like a gentleman Jedi.
When Usyk left the airport, this group of people lined up some on the right with yellow sabers and others on the left with blue sabers, gave way to the champion who thanked those present with a gesture.
The triumph of Usyk caused a sensation among the sports scene in his country.
Vitali Klitschko was present at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and he confessed to the press the joy that his performance had left.
“It was an excellent fight, very smart,” he commented. “I’m very happy. Usyk made it perfect. The whole country is excited. After Klitschko, another Ukrainian takes all the belts, it’s a great feeling ”.
Usyk reception in Ukraine
Likewise, the former soccer player of the Milan, Chelsea and current technical director of Ukraine, Andriy Shevchenko, posed next to Usyk in the locker room to celebrate the epic triumph in front of just over 65,000 spectators at the Tottenham Stadium.
“The legend of soccer Shevchenko and the boxing legend Oleksandr Usyktogether ”, he published.
The new champion confessed after his victory over Joshua that for now he did not have a rematch in mind and wanted to return to his country to spend some time with his wife and children before returning to the ring.
There is a rematch clause that Joshua you may ask, but for now there is no talk about it.
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