Via Charles Brun: Oleksandr Usyk’s promoter, Alex Krassyuk, told the defensive-looking Tyson Fury not to lose his bout against Derek Chisora on Saturday at Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium in London.
IBF, WBA & WBO Heavyweight Champion Usyk (20-0, 13 KOs) wanted to make sure Fury (32-0-1, 23 KOs) wouldn’t be defeated and ruined their big fight in the first quarter. first of next year. However, it is unclear if Fury will choose to fight the undefeated 3-belt champion.
It’s becoming increasingly clear to many boxing fans that Fury doesn’t want to enter any fights with 2012 Olympic gold medalist Usyk.
Given the way Fury has acted since his fight with Deontay Wilder in October 2021, he doesn’t seem interested in participating in any more adventurous battles.
wild defeat Fury’s courage and ambition in that fight because the ‘King of Gypsy’ has been risk averse ever since.
Dropped twice by Deontay in the fourth round and said to have been saved by what many boxing fans consider a slow-counting referee greatly influenced Fury’s desire to fight a quality opponent.
First, Fury was given a gimmick against shooting janitor Dillian Whyte, and now it’s poor 38-year-old journeyman Chisora, who has no business fighting for a world title with 12 defeats. and the recent 1-3 record.
Fury broke up negotiations with Anthony Joshua by setting two silly deadlines, making it clear he didn’t want to join AJ. Now, Fury has shown little interest in fighting Usyk, and he may end up ruining negotiations to fight him after he was picked up by his own opponent, Chisora. Saturday.
Krassyuk warns Fury
“You better win on Saturday,” Usyk promoter Alex Krassyuk told Tyson Fury, telling him not to be beaten by his hand-picked opponent Derek Chisora. during their match on Saturday night in London.
“Do not worry about me. Take care of yourself,” Fury said in response to Krassyuk’s helpful advice.
Hearn wants Chisora to defeat Fury
“I would love to see him do that. I love Delboy; he is a good man. I’m so glad he got this opportunity,” Eddie Hearn said ID Boxing about Derek Chisora challenging Tyson Fury for his WBC heavyweight belt on Saturday night in London.
“He would give it everything. In theory it’s a very, very tough fight, but like I said, he’s going to give it his all, and hopefully, he will do business,“Listen to Chisora.