Usyk sends a strong message to Fury: “I can beat him”

Oleksandr Usyk y Tyson Fury

Oleksandr Usyk, current heavyweight champion for the FIB, WBA and OMB, affirmed that he is confident that he will be able to beat Tyson fury if they face.

“Yeah sure, it would be a big fight,” he replied to The Sun on whether he would like to fight Fury. “He says he is the king of kings, but only he is the one who thinks that. That’s what I can say. “

Currently the outlook for heavyweights is a bit stuck. Usyk will surely face in the rematch Anthony Joshua, while Fury has as a mandatory challenger the winner of the fight between Dillian whyte and Otto Wallin.

Before that Tyson defend the full belt of the CMB against Deontay Wilder, the body ruled that the winner had to unify the four belts of the division against Oleksandr or face the winner of Whyte-Wallin.

“Before my fight with Joshua, everyone said I had no chance to win and defeat Joshua“Said the Ukrainian. “I usually hear that kind of thing in my life, but I am capable of defeating Fury because I’m not saying that I punish and beat up every boxer in the world, but I just go to the gym and do my work. “

Usyk He has barely three fights at heavyweight, after much of his career dominated at cruiserweight. For combat against Joshua He stopped the scale at 221.25 pounds, which was the heaviest time he stepped into the ring.

For its part, Fury scored 277 pounds for the closing of the trilogy before Deontay Wilder. Never In his career he had weighed so much for a fight, which worked for him to exhaust the former US champion.

“I think that style is what gives him the victories,” he said. Usyk. “That’s the thing. Some people like it, some don’t. But it is very successful ”.

Usyk wants Fury

According to some reports, at the beginning of the following year they will seek that Anthony Joshua have revenge against Oleksandr Usyk.

However, he sent a message to Tyson fury that it is not sold “as the king of the universe.”

“I train hard, I work hard, I put in all my effort,” said the Ukrainian champion. “I am not trying to present myself as the king of the universe. I do what I have to do. I am concentrated and focused and I get the result based on the effort ”.

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