The unified heavyweight champion Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs) is pleased with the offer and is ready to fight in Saudi Arabia in the first half of 2023 with Briton Tyson Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs), the owner of the WBC belt.
Mandatory contenders Daniel Dubois (19-1, 18 KOs / WBA), Filip Hrgovic (15-0, 12 KOs / IBF) and Joe Joyce (15-0, 14 KOs / WBO) lined up in line for his belts.
First in line is Briton Dubois. About his chances
reasoned compatriot Joyce: “Usyk will ask Dubois to pepper. If he didn’t hit me, then how will he hit Usyk? Overtrained Fury with a bunch of extra weight spanked Dubois in sparring. What kind of mustache is he?
Joyce beat Dubois in 2020 and still pays tribute to his compatriot’s punching power: “Yes, he has a punch. His splashes are more than enough to knock out any opponent. And he is young, theoretically he has time to learn new things, to become better. But the problem is that he is already the WBA World champion, that is, formally he is already in the top. I think in his best form and on his best day he can beat a lot of good fighters.”
Meanwhile, Usyk recorded a new funny video for Fury. Tyson responds in his own style: “Hare to run, small sausage!” and “Usyk, if you’re a man…”