Tyson Fury Sends Bold Warning to Oleksandr Usyk at the WBC Convention in a Recent Clip

Published 11/14/2023, 6:01 AM EST

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A few weeks ago, Tyson Fury faced Francis Ngannou and won via a split decision. Despite the general narrative, Ngannou did give, ‘The Gypsy King,’ a tough fight. That being said, a win is a win and Fury is off to face the lineal Heavyweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk. However, given the fact that Fury suffered a knockdown in his last bout, their scheduled bout may linger till next year.

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Moreover, in a recent turn of events, the 35-year-old sent the Ukrainian a hostile warning at the WBC convention. However, Usyk was far from intimidated. Find out what went down.

Oleksandr Usyk’s unusual response to Tyson Fury

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A WBC convention took place earlier this week. Although, Fury was not physically present at the WBC convention, he made his presence felt by appearing on a tele screen. In the video, he sent a message to other attendees but specifically to Usyk. He claimed that when the two would collide, he would dominate him and that he looks forward to seeing him.

He stated, “Usyk, get ready, I am going to smash you into pieces.” However, Usyk was not browbeaten and did not react with the same hostility. Instead, he responded by saying he is fond of Fury and is looking for him. ‘The Cat’ responded, “I love Tyson Fury, great guy. Where are you?”

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It is safe to say that there is a certain level of competitiveness between them. However, they do not share any bad blood.

John Fury weighs in on Fury vs Usyk

John Fury favors his son. However, he predicts his son to win and win by a sheer stoppage. Reflecting on the same, in an interview, he stated, “You watch him vs. Usyk, he’ll reign supreme, and he’ll stop Usyk,” In the same interview, he asserts that Fury is the greatest Heavyweight and is unbeatable. In addition, he did not give much thought to the criticism surrounding his last performance against Ngannou.

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The boxing world is in constant debate about this matchup. Both undefeated boxers are one of the greatest Heavyweight fighters of their times. What happens in this bout? Only time can reveal. Until then, we are curious to know, how do you see it playing out? Share with us your thoughts and opinions in the comments below.

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Harddit Bedi

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Harddit Bedi is a boxing writer at Essentially Sports. With over 500 articles to his name, he loves to cover the off-court drama of athletes. No wonder, he feels giddy when he has to cover the latest shenanigans of Jake Paul or Floyd Mayweather.
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Snigdhaa Jaiswal

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