Oleksandr Usyk's manager: Tyson Fury will be the biggest challenge in Usyk's career



by SEAD DEDOVIC

Oleksandr Usyk's manager: Tyson Fury will be the biggest challenge in Usyk's career
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Egis Klimas, the manager of Oleksandr Usyk, expects that Tyson Fury will be the biggest challenge for the Ukrainian in his career. Klimas emphasized that Usyk is confident and expects the best from himself. However, he is aware of how dangerous an opponent Fury is, and what this match will mean for him.

“We`ve been working to get this fight for a long, long time and finally we did it. Definitely it isn`t going to be an easy fight. It will probably be the hardest fight of Oleksandr`s career. He`s confident, but simultaneously he knows full well that there`s going to be a lot of work to do.

He`s a hard worker, a good athlete and a very good fighter," Klimas stated during the World Boxing Council`s weekly press conference in Mexico City."- he said, as quoted by boxingscene.com! Tyson Fury is a boxer who has many advantages over his opponents.

Many believe that this will be one of the toughest matches in his career for Fury as well. However, Klimas is convinced that Oleksandr will win in the end. “It`s not going to be easy to get sparring partners, because Tyson Fury is very tall, with a long reach and he has a very awkward style and he`s heavy, so this is going to be the biggest challenge.

But I have no doubts that Oleksandr is going to win. Factors will be his footwork, his intelligence, his boxing IQ. I wouldn`t even say Fury has big power. He has a lot of weight and he leans on fighters. That`s how he wears them down.

But it won`t be easy to beat down Oleksandr."- he continued.

Oleksandr Usyk vs Tyson Fury

Oleksandr Usyk is underestimated by many experts who believe that he will not have a chance in this match. Looking at the Ukrainian's career, Fury may well be worried.

Klimas put an accent on Usyk and his character. He had only words of praise for the Ukrainian. “Don`t forget that as cruiserweight champion Oleksandr already held all four belts. Nobody believed that he could go so far in the heavyweight division.

Nobody believed that he could come in and dominate the heavyweight division which is doing. I`ve been blessed to work with Oleksandr. Of course this means a lot to me. He`s a very good human being, he has no envy, he always smiles, is happy he enjoys greeting people.

It is a pleasure to be with Oleksandr. This will be a great show. The biggest show!”- he concluded.

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