October 7, 2022

Tyson Fury has shortly responded to Oleksandr Usyk’s declare that he’s injured and unable to battle the WBC heavyweight champion in 2022.

Usyk retained his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles with one other convincing victory over Anthony Joshua final month to arrange a mouth-watering conflict with ‘The Gypsy King’.

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Usyk beat AJ by a break up choice in Saudi Arabia

But he wants to wait a little longer before taking on Fury

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However he needs to attend somewhat longer earlier than taking up Fury

The Ukrainian has revealed that talks are ongoing for a battle with Fury however insists the potential bout won’t happen till 2023 as he’s at present recovering from some nagging accidents and desires to spend a while along with his household.

“Combating Tyson Fury in December is unimaginable,” Usyk informed gathered press in Kyiv on Friday.

“For 2 causes. First, I’ve previous accidents that have to be handled. They made themselves recognized. Restoration will take a few months.

“Second, I simply don’t wish to field in December. I haven’t left the health club for half a yr, I wish to be with my youngsters, my household, there are particular issues to do at dwelling. Boxing can wait somewhat. Subsequent yr, I believe it is going to occur.”

A battle between Usyk and Fury in Saudi Arabia on December 17 has been proposed by promoter Frank Warren – however that now appears extremely unlikely with the unified champion injured and the British fighter demanding the Saudis cough up £500million to coax him out of retirement.

After listening to Usyk won’t be out there in 2022, 34-year-old Fury took to social media to accuse his subsequent opponent of ducking out of their proposed battle.

Fury doesn’t believe Usyk has any injuries after his rematch with Joshua

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Fury doesn’t imagine Usyk has any accidents after his rematch with Joshua


“You say you need the WBC [heavyweight title] and it’s held by gypsies. It’s held by gypsies – it’s held by The Gypsy King – and it’s held tightly,” Fury stated in a video posted to social media.

“All roads result in a 7ft behemoth that can completely destroy you, middleweight. Middleweight, you’re going to get smashed to bits!

“You stated you needed to battle me after you beat the bodybuilder [Joshua], referred to as me out on tv and now you’re being somewhat b****, p****boy – working, hiding, saying you’ve bought accidents.

Fury sent a video message to Usyk

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Fury despatched a video message to Usyk

Whenever it happens, Usyk vs Fury will be massive

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Each time it occurs, Usyk vs Fury can be large

“You ain’t bought no accidents you had a sparring contest. Get out and battle in December. You let your mouth go, now see in the event you can again it up, middleweight.”

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Whereas Fury appears eager to battle Usyk this yr, he’s not against ready.

“It doesn’t matter if it’s December, April, or August subsequent yr, the result would be the similar. I’ll obliterate you. I’m a 7ft, 20 stone behemoth and I’ll destroy you, middleweight.

“Discover your balls, come see me. B****!”

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