Oleksandr Usyk’s manager has shed light on the efforts he’s in charge of helping with the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as well as his relationship with those fighting on the front lines.
Alex Krassyuk revealed to seconds out that the unified world champion helped provide housing, clothing and food to the people of his homeland and visited with Ukrainian soldiers after his second win over Anthony Joshua earlier this year.
“Tragedy is happening, it is happening and will happen for a while. But we stay strong, keep a positive mindset and we can get used to anything, no matter how difficult it is.”
“The Usyk Foundation is doing a great job helping the Ukrainian people. Usyk is building people’s homes, spending money on vehicles for the front lines and helping civilians in need of food, clothing – whatever he can.”
“When he fought Joshua for the second time, the soldiers on the battlefield were still watching him. They congratulated and supported him, and when he returned, he visited them.”
Usyk’s win over Joshua is said to have led to a huge morale boost for the Ukrainian people, who can now claim to be proud of the world’s top heavyweight once again after his reign. by Wladimir Klitschko ended in 2015.
However, for Uysk to cement his status as the top dog in the blue ribbon division, he will have to battle the one who dethroned his countryman years ago – the world champion. WBC Tyson Fury.
The 35-year-old helped Fury win over Derek Chisora in London earlier this month, and stepped onto his ring apron after a confrontation that sent the boxing world into a frenzy.
Negotiations over an undisputed clash between the pair are said to be progressing wellwith a war to determine the legacy in the Middle East is thought to be possible in the first half of 2023.