Wilder: I like Usyk. We will fight for the title of absolute world champion.”


Former WBC champion American heavyweight knockout Deontay Wilder (42-2-1, 41 KOs) still can’t get the “promise” of Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs) out of his head to meet him in the next fight.

Already on October 15 in Brooklyn (New York, USA), Wilder will hold a moderate intermediate fight – he will fight with Robert Helenius (31-3, 20 KOs) from Finland. Usyk promised to attend the show, hinted at a fight with the winner.

“I want to immediately go to the title page,” he does not hide
American. – I heard that Usyk will attend our fight. I heard that he was talking about a duel with the winner of our confrontation with Helenius. It’s not just a fight with Robert. At stake is the right to challenge the WBC title. To be honest, I like Usyk. And I appreciate his offer. I hope he is a man of his word. Do you know what I’m thinking? About how Wilder and Usyk fight for the title of absolute world champion.

Wilder, just in case, added that he does not stare behind Helenius’s back, as he considers the opponent worthy and dangerous.

And the ex-champion also told with what weight he would go into battle with Helenius, and also told about when he would end his career and what he would do after that. Meanwhile, Helenius revealed a simple plan to fight Wilder.