"Fascinating": former world champion names the main advantage of Fury over Usyk
Former world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz (35-2, 22 KOs) expressed his delight at the organization of the fight between Tyson Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs). The Mexican boxer expressed confidence that the Gypsy King, as the Manchester native is called, will have an advantage due to his physical data.
Ruiz said this in an interview with the Fight Hub TV YouTube channel. According to him, Fury will be the favorite. However, one punch can decide everything. In addition, Andy emphasized Usyk's superior skills and his ability to move around the ring.
"It's going to be an amazing fight. I think Fury has a lot of experience, and I think his physical size will cause problems for Usyk, but anything is possible in boxing, especially in the heavyweight division. My fight with Tyson? Yes, it would be a good fight. I respect him a lot," Ruiz said.
As a reminder, on September 29, Usyk and Fury signed a contract for a fight for the title of absolute world champion. The media found out that the fight would take place before the New Year or in January.
Legendary Mike Tyson recently announced his forecast for the biggest fight of the year. Fury's promoter Bob Arum said that his client will receive a 9-figure sum for the fight with the Ukrainian and named a prerequisite for the fight
Carl Froch, the former world champion in the second middleweight division, shared what will happen in the fight between Usyk and "Fat Fury." The Ukrainian also reacted to the fight announcement for the first time. It also became known that the fight between Oleksandr and Tyson is threatened by the court.
As OBOZREVATEL reported earlier, Russian fans have started wishing Oleksandr Usyk a defeat against Tyson Fury. The legendary Mike Tyson gave his prediction of the fight between the Ukrainian and the Briton.