Ukrainian boxer Alexander Usik do not hide the disappointment that the Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr. sensationally beat Anthony Joshua. Alexander, who debuts in the heavyweight division, he wanted to be the first boxer who defeated Joshua.
Ruiz defeated the British a technical knockout in the 7th round. After that the WBO took the decision to appoint Ukrainian mandatory Challenger for the winner of the rematch Ruiz-Joshua.
The tendril in an interview with Sky Sports, said that the WBO is grateful that it has appointed mandatory Challenger.
The WBO is grateful for the decision. So it had to be. But now they have nowhere to go. I have only to wait for the rematch and see who needs to fight,
– said Alexander.
According to Cirrus, Joshua, he had problems before the fight with Ruiz, which is why he failed.
Every person has ego. It’s true, I wanted to beat Joshua. But that’s Boxing, it is impossible to calculate everything here, you never know what will happen really. Later, when I analyzed the event, I realized that nothing bad happened. Just Joshua had some problems in the night fight, and Ruiz was not,
– summed up the former absolute world champion.
Some experts believe that the British are extremely uncomfortable to fight against those much inferior to him in anthropometry. The mustache says otherwise.
No, I don’t think that’s the problem. Growth your opponent may not be the cause of the defeat. You’re preparing for a fight, picking the suitable sparring partners. Although… I will Say this… If Joshua is really uncomfortable to fight against the low men, this is a serious problem
What is known about the debut of the Mustache in the heavyweight division
In early may, the Moustache was injured bicep during training to debut in a super heavyweight battle. Therefore, the battle may 25, with Carlos takama did not take place.
After that, one of the promoters of the Tendril Alexander Krasyuk said that the team no longer consider Tacoma as a candidate for a debut for the Ukrainian battle in superteach.
The situation seems to have changed the fact that Alexander was appointed as the mandatory Challenger for a world title fight in the heavyweight for the WBO title.
Clarity regarding the fight required myself Takam. According to Carlos, he still hopes to get into the ring with a Mustache. The Cameroonian is confident that he can defeat the Ukrainian.
According to promoter Eddie Hearn, Usyk will fight against Carlos Takama. The fight will take place at Wintrust Arena in Chicago 12 or 19 Oct.
Last fight Alexander Usik held in November, knocking out Tony Bellew. After that, the Ukrainian boxer has refused all titles.