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“There’s a struggle happening in his nation”: Fury didn’t admit defeat to Usyk and talked about rematch

“The Gypsy King” believes that he received extra rounds than the Ukrainian.

British boxer Tyson Fury commented defeat from the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk in a combat for the title of absolute world champion in tremendous heavyweight.

The “Gypsy King” disagreed with the judges, who recorded Usyk’s victory by a cut up choice. Based on him, the referees had been favorable to Oleksandr due to the very fact that there’s a struggle happening in Ukraine.

The Briton additionally reminded that the contract for the primary combat has a clause a couple of rematch, which is deliberate to be organized in October this yr.

“I believe I received this combat, Usyk received a number of rounds, however I received extra. There’s a struggle happening in his nation they usually determined to go this fashion. There’s a rematch stipulation and we will probably be again in October… Like I stated , I consider I received the combat. We’ll return to our households, after which we’ll return to the ring in October,” Fury stated The Telegraph.

We’ll remind, Usyk turned the primary absolute world champion within the heavyweight division within the twenty first century.

Earlier than that, the final “absolute” in heavyweight was Lennox Lewis, who achieved this standing in 1999, when he defeated Evander Holyfield. At the moment, the WBA, WBC and IBF titles had been at stake. The WBO belt was acknowledged as equal in 2007, so Usyk turned the primary ever “absolute” heavyweight champion with 4 main titles.

Now 37-year-old Usyk has 22 victories (14 by knockout) in 22 fights. He spent six of them within the heavyweight division. Earlier than that, Oleksandr turned absolutely the world champion in cruiserweight (weight class as much as 90.7 kg), successful all 4 of probably the most prestigious belts there.

For 35-year-old Fury, the defeat by Usyk was the primary in skilled boxing. He additionally has 34 victories (24 by knockout) and one draw.

Learn additionally:

Usyk – Fury: one of the best moments of the combat for the title of absolute world champion (video)

“Dad, we did it”: video of Usyk’s emotional response after the historic victory over Fury

Usyk – Fury: video of the knockdown in a triumphant combat for the “absolute” for the Ukrainian

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