Oleksandr Usik He said he would make ‘strategy changes’ to fight against it. Tyson’s FuryThe Ukrainian is waiting for the confirmation of the long-awaited championship match of the couple.
Usyk and Fury are expected to meet in the fight to crown an undisputed heavyweight champion, Usyk holds the combined belts and Fury enters as WBC title holder.
Both fighters are undefeated, as Usyk, 36, beat Anthony Joshua in back-to-back fights to win and retain the latest WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles. Meanwhile, Fury, 34, stopped Derek Chisora in the Britons trilogy in December to retain the WBC belt.
Usyk speaks in partnership with The Overlap Sky Bet, said: “There will be changes in the strategy to fight against Tyson, but I will continue to prepare in the same way. I will train a lot, swim, run and box.
“There will be (also) new workouts because Tyson is a little different. He’s big and tall, so his combinations and boxing style will be different.
“There will be no less work to be done; If there is something, there will be more.
Fury and Usyk are expected to face off in London or Saudi Arabia this spring, and the date and location have yet to be confirmed.
“I need this fight with Tyson Fury and that’s it,” Usyk added. “He needs it too. The fight is very important to both of us because in the heavyweight division, all four belts haven’t been held by a single person for 30 years.”
Lennox Lewis was the last fighter to reign as the undisputed heavyweight champion, holding the title from 1999 to 2000.
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