Bellew and Usyk contest cruise control
Englishman Tony Bellew will challenge Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk for all cruiserweight world titles this Saturday on a card organized by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing at the Manchester Arena in England.
Usyk, considered one of the best fighters pound for pound, made history by defeating Murat Gassiev to become the undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world, plus winning , the WBSS tournament last July.
Bellew has a brilliant career winning British, Commonwealth, European titles plus the WBC world title. Tony will return to the cruiserweight division after his big heavyweight wins over David Haye.
This Wednesday both fighters showed that they are in great condition in a public training.
Today Usyk and Bellew were present at the last previous conference before getting to the ring. This is something they had to say:
“This is the ultimate test for me. There is no better proof than facing Usyk. Everyone says I can not defeat him but I am sure that on Saturday the world will be surprised. I get to this fight very well prepared and with nothing to lose. I’m going to knock out the undisputed champion of the world. ”
“I have prepared quite well as in all my fights. He says he will win and I love his attitude, but the result on Saturday will be very different. I’m going to come out with my hand up because I’m the champion. ”
The fight is organized by Matchroom Boxing, and will be televised through the DAZN and SKY app in the UK.