Hearn’s father: “Obviously, Fury is #1 in the world. And Usyk is No. 1 in the world “


Barry Hearn, head of Matchroom’s sports department and father of promoter Eddie Hearn, who promotes Anthony Joshua, believes IBF/WBO/WBA world champion Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs) is the #1 heavyweight in the world, not WBC champion Tyson Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs).

However, it may be the other way around.

“Obviously Fury is #1 in the world. I think he’s pretty close to signing Usyk. It’s a damn good fight, and a dangerous one,” Hearn said.

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Barry went on to say the same about the Ukrainian. Which contradicts the previous assumption.

“I think Usyk is the No. 1 heavyweight in the world. Tyson disagrees with me. Well, we’ll see,” he added in an interview.
talkSPORTleaving us all confused.

If all goes well, Usyk will take on Fury in Feb/March for the undisputed title. If this does not interfere with a new round of Russia’s war against Ukraine.

In the meantime, Usyk visited the NPU special forces and climbed onto the behu.