"And you fall down?!": boxing legend outraged by Dubois' behavior in the fight with Usyk
Former world champion in four weight categories legendary American Roy Jones Jr. criticized Daniel Dubois (19-2, 18 KOs) for his fight with Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs). The fan of Kremlin dictator Vladimir Putin who has a Russian passport expressed confidence that the British boxer did not want to continue the fight with our super heavyweight.
This was stated by Jones Jr. in an interview with the Roy Jones Jr. Official YouTube channel. He noted that Usyk allegedly does not have a strong knockout punch, and the Ukrainian inflicted a routine jab, which made Dubois simply evade the fight.
"The thing that upset me the most was that he just gave up. It was a world title fight and he missed a jab and that was it. It's hard to make any comments about it. Usyk doesn't have a reputation as a powerful and explosive puncher. And you fall after a jab from a guy who is not considered a puncher?" the legendary boxer said.
Dubois missed 88 punches to the body and the head. The British boxer hit our compatriot below the belt in the 5th round. Usyk took 5 minutes to recover, lying in the ring. At the end of the meeting, Dubois' team said that they did not agree with the result and filed an appeal.
Usнk himself could not hold back his emotions during the press conference when he was accused of wearing shorts too high. Vasyl Lomachenko also commented on the result of the fight, but he did it terseand in Russian.
Russian boxer Dmitry Kudryashov mocked the Briton for refusing to continue the fight with the Ukrainian. He also added that Usyk should thank the referee for his success. Russian promoter Vladimir Khryunov called Oleksandr a coward after the fight.
It is known that Dubois was suspended from boxing after the defeat. The reaction of Kateryna Usyk to the fight was also published online. In addition, the media decoded what Oleksandr said to the British after the fight.
The World Boxing Association (WBA) commented on the scandal in the fight between Oleksandr and Daniel. The World Boxing Council (WBC) also made a similar move. The team of Tyson Fury also commented on the fight for the first tme. Proof that Dubois was preparing a punch below the belt Usyk appeared online.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, promoter Eddie Hearn hinted that Oleksadr Usyk fought while having an injury. British boxer Dave Allen expressed confidence that the Ukrainian has already passed the peak of his career.
Former opponent of Usyk Tony Bellew noted that Oleksandr will end his career after the victory over Tyson Fury. Fury himself reacted to the victory of our champion for the first time.