The Heavyweight Who Beat Usyk Says He’s Fury’s ‘Worst Enemy’

American heavyweight boxer, Michael Hunter, showed his appreciation for the unified heavyweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk, as the undisputed historic title fight with Tyson Fury drew to a close.

Usyk becomes only the third boxer to win world titles in both cruiser and heavyweight, when he defeats Anthony Joshua in 2021, joining the exclusive club of Evander Holyfield and David Haye.

Now, the WBA, WBO & IBF champion has the opportunity to join Holyfield as the second boxer to have been an undisputed champion in both weight classes, as well as make history by becoming king. first four belt heavyweight.

Hunter “The Bounty” fought Usyk for the WBO cruiser world title in 2017, where he lost by a unanimous decision.

In one Interview with professional boxing fansHunter shows his respect for Usyk and predicts a draw for the upcoming bout, while warning Fury that he is the big guys’ worst enemy.

“I think it will be a draw. Usyk will give him trouble, but I think Tyson Fury is too big and things like that. The way it’s going to start is to look like Tyson Fury is winning and then in the end Usyk can take the lead, I think they can take it as a draw and they can do it again.

“I fought with Usyk, he was very persistent, not even necessarily conditioned because I saw him tired. He knows how to overcome fatigue and he knows how to play chess, he is a master player and I hope one day I can play with him again.”

“Someone a little smaller, who can handle a big guy, will always be the big guys’ worst enemy.”

As for Hunter, the 34-year-old tennis player has not played a match in 2022, after a Proposed fight with Hughie Fury has been cancelled. Instead, Hunter will return to the ring on March 18 in Las Vegas, although opponents have yet to be announced.


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