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"It's a difficult task": UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

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Aspinall spoke about the fight between Usyk and Fury

Tom Aspinall, the holder of the interim heavyweight belt of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has called it an incredibly difficult task for Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) to stop Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs). The 31-year-old Briton emphasized that his compatriot is superior to the Ukrainian in terms of physical data.

Aspinall said this in an interview with TNT Sports YouTube channel. The mixed martial arts fighter recalled that he had many sparring sessions with Fury. According to Tom, it will be incredibly difficult for Usyk to resist an opponent who has incredible power and strength.

''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury
''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

"I sparred a lot with Tyson Fury. This guy is a real giant, incredibly massive. When he starts to go forward, you need to have a lot of strength in your hands to stop him and throw him away from you. Usyk needs to be able to do that and maintain his momentum for 12 rounds, and that's a tough task," said Aspinall.

''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

Last week, the broadcaster of the Usyk-Fury fight in Ukraine was announced and the cost of the show was determined. Former world champion Andy Ruiz (35-2, 22 KOs) made his forecast for the fight. Jordan Thompson (15-1, 12 KOs), the sparring partner of the two rivals, also shared his expectations for the duel.

''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

There are also new details of the two fights between Usyk and Fury, including a rematch in October this year. Tyson himself has already confirmed that he does not intend to refuse fight #2 against the Ukrainian. Oleksandr's team also named a boxer who will replace the Briton if he refuses to enter the ring on May 18.

''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

Former two-time world champion Anthony Joshua (28-3, 25 KOs) has again given a prediction for the Usyk-Fury fight. In addition, Tony Bellew, a former rival of the Ukrainian, evaluated the fight. And the Russian Artur Beterbiev (21-0, 21 KOs) named Oleksandr's weakness.

''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury
''It's a difficult task'': UFC champion talks about Usyk's main problem in the fight with Fury

As reported by OBOZ.UA, Oleksandr Usyk's manager Egis Klimas categorically answered the question about the disruption of the fight with Tyson Fury on May 18. Also, the Pope's reaction to the fight between the Ukrainian and the Briton became known.

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