Usyk reported this information, URA-Inform reports.
Ukrainian heavyweight Alexander Usik, who holds the WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF titles, said that he began preparing for a fight with Tyson Fury after the Briton’s victory over Vladimir Klitschko.
He also commented on the information that WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has not yet started working out in the gym on the eve of the fight.
«I am five weeks I can box all the time. I've been preparing for the fight with Fury for many years — since he beat Wladimir Klitschko. He didn’t know about me because I’m not such a big person in the boxing world. And I prepared for both Anthony Joshua and him from the very beginning, when I started in professional boxing», — said Alexander Usik.
At the same time, the Ukrainian also assured that he is not afraid of his future opponent Tyson Fury.
It is worth noting that the Usik fight — Fury will take place on February 17, 2024 in Saudi Arabia.
Recall that it was previously reported that a Ukrainian tennis player shook hands with a Russian at a prestigious tournament: the reaction of her father and the Ministry of Sports appeared.