With an undisputed bout between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury on the horizon, the Ukrainian is turning into the extra vocal of the 2.
Few would have anticipated the usually quiet and at all times well mannered Usyk to be main the cost for the struggle fairly than the brash, trash-talking Fury – however that’s precisely what’s taking place.
The Ukrainian is seeking to put his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts on the road towards ‘The Gypsy King’s WBC strap to crown one champion in division. If he’s profitable, it’ll be the second time in a 21 struggle profession that former cruiserweight Usyk has conquered a division.
Very similar to within the run as much as each the Derek Chisora and Anthony Joshua fights, Usyk is questioning the place Fury is – though he’s not utilizing his first identify, he’s sticking with ‘Stomach.’
Usyk posted a video saying:
“Stomach! The place are you?”
The place are [email protected]_Furypic.twitter.com/em9jQ2qH50
— Alexander Usyk (@usykaa) January 13, 2023
The gymnasium backdrop isn’t shocking given the Ukrainian’s popularity for relentless coaching, nevertheless it additionally bodes properly for followers within the sense that there’s clearly one thing to coach for.
We’re but to see an official announcement for the legacy-defining struggle, though what’s retaining the boxing world blissful is that there was no information of any obstacles, both.
Usyk had beforehand mentioned that the bout should go forward earlier than March 4 as a consequence of non secular commitments, and there hasn’t been any large protest from Fury’s camp on this demand.
With the overall date clear, eyes flip to the placement. Though eager to not rule out a return to Wembley Stadium, Fury’s promoters have admitted that wherever presents probably the most cash will win the rights. That’s undoubtedly going to be the Center East.
With lower than two months till the ultimate date obtainable it’s right down to the promoters to get shifting. Frank Warren, Bob Arum – the place are you?