WBA, WBO and IBF tremendous heavyweight title holder Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) stepped into the ring with WBC champion Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) after his victory over Francis Ngannou (0-1, 0 KO). The Ukrainian and the Briton had a duel of views, after which they spoke on the subject of the longer term megafight for all division titles.
Fury issued a brief tirade, the place he as soon as once more challenged Usik to a combat for all of the belts. Alexander, answering a journalist’s query about how he was going to beat Tyson, replied that he would do it “Extremely.”
After this, Fury refused to substantiate the data that the combat would happen on December 23, saying that it didn’t rely on him.
“These guys will determine it out, this may assure our subsequent battle,” Tyson concluded. The interviewer within the ring requested in regards to the date and the Ukrainian. Usik responded in his personal type: “See you on December 23, I’m going to mattress.”
Tyson’s promoter Frank Warren additionally didn’t formally announce the combat, merely assuring that the combat would happen and instructed to not rush right into a date.
Allow us to remind you that the 10-round boxing match in Riyadh between Fury and Ngannou led to a break up determination in favor of the British champion: 94:95, 96:93, 95:94.