10th December 2023

Oleksandr Usyk trusts that once they combat subsequent 12 months Tyson Fury will not make the errors he did in opposition to Francis Ngannou.

Usyk does count on their undisputed heavyweight title contest to happen in February of 2024.

They had been initially as a consequence of field on December 23, however the combat was put again after Fury’s more durable than anticipated bout with Ngannou, a former UFC heavyweight champion who was boxing professionally for the primary time.

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Todd duBoef says the subsequent time we see Tyson Fury, he shall be ‘razor sharp’, and credit Francis Ngannou for his efficiency of their combat.

“I believe that Tyson Fury underestimated Francis Ngannou,” Usyk mentioned. “He shall be completely different with me. I believe he’ll make some conclusions after his final combat.

“However once more, I completely do not care about how he’ll behave. What I look after is how I’ll behave.

“Ngannou did job within the health club,” he continued. “Then confirmed degree on the ring. Only a few individuals believed in Ngannou. Even after I was requested about him I replied that he is not sufficient.”

Usyk is assured that the undisputed Fury combat will occur, although cautioned: “I am not 100 per cent positive. I shall be positive after I’m the ring.

“Solely after I hear the sound of a bell that is after I’ll perceive that sure, the sport is on.”

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Talking on Toe2Toe, Gary Logan reacts to the information that contracts have been signed for an undisputed heavyweight combat between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.

The delay, Usyk maintains, will not have an effect on him. “I am glad. I would like this to work out, I would like this combat to occur. We had been speculated to combat on December 23 however we noticed what occurred” he added. “However the truth that it’s postponed is not any drawback to me. I am glad.”

Usyk was an undisputed cruiserweight champion and though he has defeated Anthony Joshua twice and stays unbeaten in his professional profession, he’s small for the heavyweight division.

Fury likewise is undefeated and in distinction to Usyk is a towering six foot 9 with an uncommon boxing model.

“He’s massive, sophisticated, sturdy. However, I’m barely smaller, and I’ve an unimaginable motivation, and I am hungry for boxing. I am not motivated by cash,” Usyk mentioned.

“I do not care about materials issues. I look after the trail I observe. I used to be [working for] this for 20 years. And I believe that in February, we’ll hear the bell.”

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