Former world champion heavyweight champion Tyson fury (29-0-1, 20 KO’s) reacted sharply to the decision of the WBO to appoint Ukrainian Alexander Usik (17-0, 13 KO’s) the mandatory Challenger for the championship belt.
It all started with the fact that the organization’s President Paco Valcárcel, the video from the training of Uzbek prospect Bahodir Gololobova (6-0, 6 KO’s) wrote that he would like to see his fight against fury.
The words of Walkersele caused resentment among the British, who, in his response indirectly affected and unflattering Mustache.
“Ha ha. Maybe I’d have something to say, if you hadn’t pushed me out of first place in the WBO rankings and not put some of the homeless of the kruzerveyt, which had only one fight in the heavyweight division. Then you had the right something to tell me“ – quoted fury Boxing Scene.
In turn, Valcárcel tried to explain that the deprivation of fury first position in the ranking is due to his rematch against the champion under version WBC Deontay Wilder, who will not allow him in the near time to fight for the WBO title.
“Champ, we do respect you greatly, but you are looking for is currently unavailable. Therefore, the WBO removed you from the ranking. By the way, Champ, good luck.“
We will remind, fight fury – Wilder will take place on February 22.
Earlier it was reported that Anthony Joshua can voluntarily give up the WBO belt.