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Sports News of Thursday, 9 March 2023


Fury bout tougher test than Anthony Joshua — Usyk

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Pound-for-pound heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk believes the bout against Tyson Fury will be a tougher test than Anthony Joshua.

The Ukrainian outboxed Anthony Joshua back-to-back in September 2021 and August 2022 to become the unified heavyweight champion of the world.

Speaking in an interview with Gary Neville, the 36-year-old noted that a fight against the Gypsy King will be tougher than AJ.

“Yes, of course. He [Tyson Fury] has a different style. Fury is more audacious,” the Cat said.

The bout between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk is considered one of the best fights boxing enthusiasts can anticipate but there are concerns that the bout may not hold admits he can't force bout in the latest update.

The April 29 bout is likely to hold at Wembley Stadium should the fight happen.