Two fights and that’s it? Usyk made a statement about his future career


The WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight champion Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs) said he was not going to stay in the professional ring.

According to the 35-year-old boxer, there are only a few fights left that really interest him. In addition, the physical and moral fatigue that has accumulated over a long career makes itself felt.

“You can still box with Fury or Wilder, but I don’t see any more options,” says Alexander. “All the work that I do in my training camp is very hard. Psychologically, physically. I don’t see my family for six months. Doing such a difficult job just to go out and box… Somehow I don’t feel like it at all. How many times in my entire career have I already entered the ring? So I don’t really want to be like the Phoenix, which burns out and is born, burns out and is born.”

Usyk made it clear that he was only interested in really big events: “I want a couple of fights – cool, big ones. Don’t exchange. I think the guys and I, who are at the peak now, have reached the point where we can already do this. I want a couple of big fights and then I want to work in the other direction.”

Recall that the Ukrainian is going to return to the ring next year. Recently, the manager said that Usyk-Wilder fight is very real.