Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk is a long-awaited match. The agreement has finally been reached and these two great boxers will have the opportunity to face each other on February 17, 2024. Immediately after the date was confirmed, there were reactions from the big boxing names.
Mike Tyson is one of the first to react. Although many are not optimistic about Fury's chances, given that he did not impress in the match against Francis Ngannou, Mike Tyson believes it was not a true indicator of Fury's strength.
“Hey, we should [not read into the most recent performance against Ngannou], but you have to understand he is still the champion. He made that night a great night. He gave Francis the opportunity and that was just a bad night at the office for him.
We all have bad nights, and listen, that was his bad night. ”- Tyson Fury said, as quoted by bjpenn.com!
Mike Tyson reveals who will emerge victorious
Tyson is looking forward to this match. He firmly believes that Gypsy King will be the dominant force in this match and that he will win in the end.
“I look forward to that fight,” -Tyson continued. “That is going to be an interesting fight. I’m going towards Tyson Fury because I think he’s just going to overpower him. He’s going to catch up with him and overpower him." When Mike Tyson acknowledges you as the best, that's a sure sign of your worth.
Fury has consistently impressed us with his boxing skills. The bout against Ngannou might not truly reflect his strength. Thus, Mike Tyson anticipates an interesting match where Fury will likely take the lead. “I got to go with Fury.
I think he’s the best fighter in the world, especially in the heavyweight division. Great fighters lose, great fighters look bad, [but] that doesn’t stop them from being great fighters”.