Tyson Fury’s antics will not be attaining what he thinks it’s attaining.
Oleksandr Usyk, the unified WBO, WBA, IBO, IBF heavyweight champion from Ukraine, has been roughly nonplussed by Fury, the WBC titlist, and his litany of threats and insults.
The 2 are projected to face one another someday subsequent yr in what’s going to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion.
Boxing followers received a preview of the disparate personalities within the quick aftermath of Fury’s dominant stoppage over Derek Chisora at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London earlier this month. Throughout their off-the-cuff face-off within the ring, Fury barked on the Ukrainian, hurling one aspersion after one other, whereas Usyk remained placid and stone-faced.
In a current interview, Usyk indicated that he’s hardly bothered by Fury’s incessant trashtalking, which has included lurid accusations of steroid use.
“Somebody says it’s higher to not perceive what Fury’s saying,” Usyk stated in a video posted on his YouTube channel, USYK17. “However I perceive every little thing. I simply don’t pay any consideration.”
“Such a factor (trashtalking affecting his coaching) doesn’t inspire me,” Usyk continued. “Fury’s hurling insults at me, however I do know what to do within the ring. If I take note of anyone who’s attempting to offend me I’ll feed my anger. Rage doesn’t assist when preventing, in any other case it worsens the situation.”
Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs), the previous undisputed cruiserweight champion, has been adamant ever since he defeated Anthony Joshua for the second straight time in September that Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs) is his high goal. The southpaw Usyk understands, nonetheless, that he stands out as the clear underdog in that combat — not that that bothers him.
“I’m motivated by a possibility to combat this big,” Usyk stated of Fury. “Although there are some people who find themselves not so optimistic of their evaluation of my possibilities, it has irrespective of for me. I’m doing my job, I select my means as a samurai does. The best way consists of many targets, however the essence is your means it’s a must to make.”