Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk—these two names are trending worldwide for one reason: they will determine on February 17th who is the best heavyweight boxer in the current era of boxing.
Alongside this bout, numerous speculations are attached, particularly for Tyson Fury, who has been a consistent performer with no defeats to his name so far. The Gypsy King has consistently claimed that he will be the best heavyweight boxer.
Antonio Tarver shares his thoughts on Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua
While Fury’s undefeated win streak is enough to prove his worth in the heavyweight division, the rising competition also signals to the WBC champion that if, at this point in his career, he loses, the chance of making an iconic comeback will not be that easy.
This is why Bob Arum has already sent a warning to Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk to do something big that will create history in boxing. Now a similar comment is coming up from the side of a former champion.
Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver was interviewed about the upcoming match-up between Fury and Usyk. Being aware of what is happening in the current heavyweight division, where Anthony Joshua is also involved, Tarver commented about Tyson Fury, saying if The Gypsy King wins the fight, he doesn’t need to prove anything and also doesn’t need to fight former WBA champion Joshua. Via. Boxing Scene. He also hinted that if he loses the fight, Joshua may come to consider making a bout with the undefeated boxer.
Tyler Fury and Oleksandr Usyk face off without animosity
Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk came face-to-face in an interview, sitting respectfully within less than 5 feet of distance. Both were seen sitting calmly, displaying good sportsmanship gestures while respectfully giving answers and statements about each other.
The WBC champion confirmed that there is no rivalry between him and the Ukrainian boxer, also stating there is no hatred between them. Oleksandr also confirmed that there is no hatred between them, just the anger that comes with competition.
They both were even interviewed about the fight prediction, where the WBC champion answered first that it would be him who would be victorious, claiming there is no one like him in Britain or in Europe, giving a straight warning to Usyk.
Fury commented, “I know he can’t beat me; I know he can’t. A man who wears an earring can never beat Tyson Fury, ever.” In reply, indicating his earring, Oleksandr Usyk informed the saviors of Ukraine used to wear earrings, “It’s Ukrainian warrior, Cossack,” via the Daily Mail.