Oleksandr Usyk took a step closer towards fighting for a world title next year while Deontay Wilder accused Tyson Fury of trying to renege on a third meeting between the pair in an eventful weekend in the heavyweight division.
Oleksandr Usyk told Anthony Joshua “I’m coming for you” after the Ukrainian moved a step closer towards a world heavyweight title fight next year with a unanimous decision victory over the brave Dereck Chisora.
Oleksandr Usyk was given a stiff test by a brave Dereck Chisora but the Ukrainian claimed a unanimous decision victory to take a step closer towards fighting for a world heavyweight title next year.
Dereck Chisora covered his face and torso with white paint before engaging in a tense stare down with Oleksandr Usyk ahead of their heavyweight fight at Wembley’s SSE Arena on Saturday night.
Dereck Chisora and Oleksandr Usyk had an offbeat exchange about the rightful ruler of the animal kingdom as the Ukrainian attempted to downplay the likely size differential between the pair ahead of their heavyweight contest.
Dereck Chisora believes training for months on end has left him in the best fighting shape of his life but he is aware he will have to take some punishment in order to land a knockout blow on Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night.