Usyk entered the ring with Fury. The boxers made a statement about the fight for the absolute championship. Video
WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles 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 KOs). The Ukrainian and the Briton held a duel of views, after which they spoke about the upcoming mega-fight for all division titles.
Fury gave a short tirade, where he once again challenged Usyk to a fight for all the belts. Alexander, answering a journalist's question about how he was going to beat Tyson, said that he would do it "incredibly".
After that, Fury refused to confirm the information that the fight would take place on December 23, saying that it was not up to him.
"These guys will figure it out, it will be guaranteed to be our next fight," Tyson summarized. An interviewer in the ring asked about the date and the Ukrainian. Usyk answered in his own style: "See you on December 23, I'm going to bed."
Tyson's promoter Frank Warren also did not officially announce the fight, simply assuring that the fight would take place and suggesting not to rush the date.
It should be reminded that the 10-round boxing match in Riyadh between Fury and Ngannou ended in a split decision in favor of the British champion: 94:95, 96:93, 95:94.