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"It was very painful": Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury

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The absolute world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) admitted that he was shocked in the sixth round of his fight with Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs), which was the most difficult for the Ukrainian in the fight on May 18. According to him, the opponent struck him with an unexpected uppercut, which took the Ukrainian time to recover from.

Usyk said this in an interview with the 3 Knockdown Rule YouTube channel, journalist Michael Benson writes on his page on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter. Our compatriot noted that Tyson achieved success in the middle of the fight, but was unable to develop it.

''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury
''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury

"When I missed that uppercut, it hurt. It took me about ten seconds to come to my senses, and then I thought to myself: 'God, thank you for helping me'. And then I said to myself. "Keep moving, don't just stand there. If you stop, he will kill you," Usyk said.

''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury

Before that, Oleksandr announced his radical plan to continue his career after the rematch with Tyson. Saudi Arabia has already officially announced the date of the second fight between Usyk and Fury. The boxers' rematch fees were also announced.

Before that, New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker (35-3, 23 KOs) dispelled the main myth about the Ukrainian's weakness. And Russian Oleg Taktarov called the results of Oleksandr's and Tyson's fights fabricated.

''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury
''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury

Promoter Bob Arum said that he does not consider the Ukrainian to be the strongest boxer in the world. There was also an unexpected twist to the Usyk-Fury rematch. This happened after Croatian Filip Hrgovic (17-1, 14 KOs) lost to British Daniel Dubois (21-2, 20 KOs).

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has made a new statement regarding the deprivation of the Ukrainian boxer of the title of absolute world champion.

''It was very painful'': Usyk recalls the most difficult moment of the fight with Fury

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