Former undisputed world champion Kostya Tszyu shared his thoughts on the fight between mandatory contender for the WBO title Oleksandr Usyk and Derek Chisora and weighed the chances of the Ukrainian boxer in a potential fight with WBA, WBO and IBF champion Anthony Joshua.
The legendary Russian boxer stated that the fight with Chisora was not an easy walk for Usik. At the same time, he believes that Alexander kept the situation in the ring under control. According to Tszyu, Usyk will have chances in the confrontation with Joshua. As the ex-champion noted, Alexander is able to defeat any opponent in heavyweight.
“Usyk controlled the fight. There were almost no doubts, he did not miss dangerous strikes. The fight was not easy. 12 rounds is 12 rounds. The opponent was dangerous and striking. I sincerely congratulate him on the victory. As for his possible fight with Joshua, he has Usyk knows how not to miss punches, and this is of great importance. Therefore, I think Usyk is ready to play with any heavyweight. You need to smartly prepare for a fight, not to miss punches. He will always have chances, “- said Kostya Tszyu portal” Championship ” …
Recall that the coach Teddy Atlas also shared his opinion about Usik’s performance.