"I will completely destroy you!" Fury recorded a formidable message before the fight with Usik. Video
The owner of the World Boxing Council (WBC) belt, Tyson Fury, expressed confidence that he will knock out Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) and become the absolute world heavyweight champion. The Gypsy King, as the Briton is known, has arrived in Saudi Arabia, where he will fight the Ukrainian next year.
Fury addressed the fans and called 2024 a great year. The video was published on the Boxing King Media YouTube channel. "I will see you at the fight on February 17, when I will completely destroy Oleksandr Usyk and become the absolute world heavyweight champion. Right here in Saudi Arabia is the only place where that can happen. 2024 is going to be amazing!" said Tyson.
On November 16, a press conference was held in London to officially announce the confrontation between the British and Ukrainian. There is already talk in the UK about another postponement of the Usik-Fury fight. And the Ukrainian's team named the main difficulties Oleksandr faced in preparing for the fight.
Earlier, bookmakers abruptly changed their quotes for the Usik-Fury fight. In turn, Oleksandr spoke about what he would do after defeating Tyson, who recorded a video message to the Ukrainian with a promise to knock him out by the end of the fourth round.
News from the British boxer's training camp was also announced. And the legendary Evander Holyfield explained why Usik will win the fight against Fury. In turn, the Ukrainian did not disclose his tactical plan for the fight.
The legendary Russian champion Kostia Tszyu gave his prediction for the fight between the Ukrainian and the British. The Gypsy King himself admitted that he is not interested in the title of absolute champion.
As reported by OBOZ.UA, Tyson Fury's father John Fury spoke about the problems of his boxer son before the fight with Oleksandr Usyk. And the WBC announced the contenders for the fight against the winner of the Fury-Usyk confrontation.