On Saturday, November 10, at Manchester Arena, one of the most anticipated heavyweight battles will take place. Absolute World Champion Alexander Usyk will defend all of his most important belts. Usik won the title in the Super Series World Boxing finals, defeating Murat Gassiyev for points. Former WBC World Champion Tony Bellew will resist the Ukrainian.
Briton gained wide popularity not after winning first place, but after joining the super heavyweight, where he twice drove the former world champion into two categories of weight David Hay. Especially the first fight was great – Bellew threw Hay for the ropes.
"I do not know what I would do in case the victory would be as simple as the battle against David Haye"– podnachivaet rival Tony. But do not put your mustache in your mouth: "How will I beat Bellewa on Saturday? With love"
The Football Museum in Manchester was held on Wednesday outdoor training Moustache and Bellew, Immediately a few British media recorded live broadcasts, and one of the journalists, with a smile-assassinating style of Alexander Usik, said his legs were so fast that we had to enter the ring and kiss them in gratitude for the opportunity to watch their work.
By the way, during the press conference, his word said Tthey are Bellew: "I'll catch a monster, I'll squash him into the face".
"I have to become the absolute world champion in the toughest category. As soon as I win titles, I will thank everyone for participation, finish my career and go home", and Alexander is already about his plans for the future.
After fighting with Bellew, Usyk intends to get up to the category of heavyweight, but from this idea fellow countrymen to turn away the fellow countrymen Vasily Lomachenko, Sergei Derevyanchenko and Yevgeny Khitrov
The day before the battle was held a solemn assessment.
Bellew was a bit harder than the mustache. Scales below the British showed 90.26 kg.
The weight of the Ukrainians was 89.81 kg.
After that, the boxers looked into their eyes. Usik appeared in public with the "Manchester City" jersey. As the Ukrainian promoter Aleksandar Krasyuk later said, Usyk supports his friend's connection to the "citizen" Alexander Zinchenko. Soccer will personally follow the fight with Bell.
And at the end of the ceremony, Usyk showed the Ukrainian flag in front of the fan.
By the way, already in Manchester it turned out that Usyk would defend another championship. Before the fight, the Ukrainian was awarded the world champion belt by the ring.
The full list of boxing matches in Manchester on November 10 is:
Alexandros Kartozia (6-1-0) – TBA
Dmitry Mitrofanov (2-0-0) – Gino Canters (5-2-0)
Sam Hyde (13-0-1) – Richard Riakpore (7-0-0)
David Allen (15-4-2) – Ariel Esteban Bracamonte (8-1-0)
Josh Kelly (7-0-0) – Walter Fabian Castillo (13-2-0)
Ricky Burns (42-7-1) – Scott Cardle (23-2-1)
Anthony Kroll (33-6-3) – Daoud Jordan (38-3-0)
Alexander Usik (15-0-0) – Tony Belleu (30-2-1)