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"They say he's a clown": Usyk speaks about Fury

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Usyk and Fury fought on May 18

The absolute world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) spoke with respect about Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs), with whom he is to rematch soon. The Ukrainian boxer called his British opponent a very smart athlete who can psychologically influence his opponents.

Usyk said this in an interview with the 3 Knockdown Rule YouTube channel, journalist Michael Benson wrote on his page on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter. Our compatriot noted that all of Fury's statements about him are just part of the plan.

''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury
''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury

"I respect Fury because he's a terrific fighter, a good person. He's very smart. Everything he does is blah, blah, blah. All this talk. Many people say Fury is a clown. But it's a game. But it won't work with me. It's possible with someone who doesn't have tunnel vision," Usyk said.

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.

''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury
''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury

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.

Promoter Bob Arum noted 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. It happened after Croatian Filip Hrgovic (17-1, 14 KOs) lost to British Daniel Dubois (21-2, 20 KOs).

''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury
''They say he's a clown'': Usyk speaks about Fury

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

As reported by OBOZ.UA, artificial intelligence made a forecast for the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury. It also revealed the reason for the Ukrainian's suspension from boxing. In addition, the first bookmaker's forecast for the second fight between Usyk and Fury appeared.

Only verified information is available on the OBOZ.UA Telegram channel and Viber. Do not fall for fakes!

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