Usyk in Panama a la Kalush Orchestra remained silent at a press conference in Saudi Arabia


Wearing a panama hat a la Kalush Orchestra, the WBA, IBF and WBO world champion Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs) was laconic at the first press conference on his rematch against British heavyweight Anthony Joshua (24-2 , 22 KOs). Last year, he beat the favorite, but now, according to AJ, he can no longer be taken by surprise.

Almost the entire event in Saudi Arabia was occupied by the British with his speeches, and Usyk at the end of the presser said very few words, promising to “talk” with his fists in the ring.

First, he thanked in English the organizers of the fight, all those involved, and eventually switched to Ukrainian.

“I am very glad to be here,” Usyk said. (hereinafter translation into Russian, – ed.). I have never made big statements. I just worked and did my job in the camp, and I will do it until the fight. And then I will go out and delight you with my boxing. Thanks”.

Tough duel of looks between Usyk and Joshua: intense video

He added that he was happy not because he was a champion, but because he “has family, friends and a great team.”

Here, in general, and all.

The fight will take place on August 20 in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). Find out how much Usyk and Joshua will earn.

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