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'FURY VS USYK - WHY WE PULLED THE PLUG' - Alex Krassyuk EXCLUSIVE insists 'IT'S OFF'
- Published on Mar 21, 2023
- Speaking exclusively to Seconds Out, promoter Alex Krassyuk explains why Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk will not be happening next.
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Tyson once said ( in reference to Wilder vs AJ negotiations) if two boxers want to fight, they’ll fight for 50-50 .. When boxers don’t want to fight, they’ll argue over splits and use that as excuse “
No he's not .....he's a BIG DOSSER!
@Mark Hirst who?,He's not what?
Tyson Fury overestimated himself in every way, and Usky tolerated it up until it went too far. Fury has made himself look really bad here, and the fans aren't going to let him get away with it on social media. It's a shame too many of these boxers today disrespect the fans this way by not giving them the fights they want to see.
Can I just say that it is much appreciated to hear a promoter speak with such dignity, respect and decency. You can tell he is all about being fair and speaking the truth.
These men do it for a different reason than Fury. Money is certainly not their number 1 priority.
@A.M.C.A Money is their number one priority...but, you can still make money with decency,honour, respect and integrity........four things Fury chooses not to use
It was about money, which is exactly why they backed away and ran.
Yes truly amazing how he can admit with an air of decency that his fighter ran away from the deal at the last moment, how he talks respect after month of trash talking Fury despite not being a fighter but a mere promoter, and how simple minded people can see dignity in that !
@A.M.C.A Yet they broke out of the deal because of the money split ! How can you write such stupid thing ?!
I've followed Oleksandr Usyk's career since before he entered (and cleaned out) the WBSS Cruiserweight tournament... and he's clearly one of the easiest fighters to deal with - he's accepted fights against pretty much every opponent in their own backyards while he hoovered up their titles - never once was there any drama or prolonged negotiations up to this point... There is only one person to blame for this fight not happening and it isn't Usyk.
he wasn't negotiating with the unbeaten lineal hw champ for 8 figure purses tho
The evidence here disagrees with you I’m afraid.
@green earth And which evidence would that be?
@wickywills Testimony by the story teller covering his tracks in the interview, said guy who’s pulled his boy out of the fight.
Prawdziwy Angol zawsze tacy byli są i bedą wobec innych niby gorszych buta i pycha idzie przed upadkiem życze mu zdrowia i odwagi by wyszedł na ring
Usyk is a real boxer, high respect to him and his team.
He is greedy and fake.
@Hé Bo Greedy? He accepted 30% of the 70/30 that Fury demanded lol
Usyk pulled out because of money,educate yourself bro
Usyk is the one holding it up. He wants a rematch already because he knows he's going to lose.
@Felix Fedre the rematch was agreed - fury's words. what wasn't agreed was usyk getting 70-30 split if he won the first. so that nullifies your point.
I blame Fury 100% for not having the fight made
Yeh you blame fury for pulling out even though it's usyk who pulled the fight 😢look on the bright side usyk gets bangged out next fight for far less money and makes Daniel dubious a world champion in the process
@super sprinter156 Deluded fangirl.
@super sprinter156 fury has ruined this match due to greed and acting like he is the guy with the most belts demanding he gets the better deal even though he holds less belts that usyk. How can we call tyson the king when he doesn't want to fight upcoming guys. They should all be made/forced to fight these fighters because at the end of the day there all in the heavy weight devision. They shouldn't be allowed to pick or choose there next fight to benefit them. Boxing has quite literally gone to shit as is and always has been about money.
@super sprinter156 so if Tyson says, rematch you get 10% and this fight I pick the gloves, ring size (remember BJS wouldn't fight Canelo without them consession), who walks first (even though Usyk has Ring/IBO/WBA Super/IBF/WBO), who gets announced first, home town advantage, PPV point in his favour, his promotion and Usyk says ehmm anything for me? It's Usyks fault?
@displacement you must stop spouting facts at the Fury fan girls mate, they don't like hearing the facts 😅
Got to say I believe every word Krassyuk says. I find him so genuine.
He's right in that you can bow down to demands up to a point before you have to stop for your own pride. Sounds like Fury was changing the goalposts and just throwing obstacles down until there was one they were unwilling to jump over.
I was a real Fury fan when he made his comeback, and his trilogy v Wilder. But the last few months after seeing these Joshua, and now Usyk negotiations, the man just comes over as greedy, manipulative, and above all afraid of Usyk.
Usyk is a genuine man and a world class boxer. Fury is the latter, but a million miles from the former.
Try watching the talksport interview with him and Frank Warren..you'll see who's telling the truth. Certainly not that Ukrainian spud.
Well said DM18
@J B Fair enough. Not watched it. I find Simon Jordan hard to watch though. Maybe I will stomach him for that clip.
Fury mentality exposed. Much respect to Usyk and who can blame him for walking away from such an insulting situation.
definitely. I cant even believe it. Had my hopes so High for this fight i can just imagine Usyks frustration, and all nested within his willingness to comply with Furys insanity. Unbelievable
he has early signs of CTE those bombs from DW from the 3 fights did scary permanent damage
What a class act this bloke is, Greediness leads to poverty as well 💯
The rich get richer by making others poorer. Best to be fair.
I have the utmost respect for Usyk and his team, they've conducted themselves impeccably throughout this entire charade, unfortunately they're dealing with someone who, I personally think, is bigger than the sport of boxing itself.
I think Usyk will be Champion for a long time, and also feel that Fury should vacate and retire as undefeated before he loses complete respect of the British fans.
Now I’m thinking maybe AJ did want the Fury fight after all.
Yeah right, just like he want Wilder fight all those years eh? Dopey.
@Horsepins if he didn't want it...why give Wilder 120mill but he turned it down. Gave Fury suadi money he pulled out to fight Wilder for the 10th time lol...who negotiates a fight while you know you've got an arbitration going on? Imagine you calling someone else dopey???
Fury finally offered AJ a fight after he's been beaten twice (though he's rejected 3 offers from AJ previously)....guess what he gave with the offer.....24 hours deadline??? Lol you're making a fight with a guy with TV deals and sponsors and you put a deadline? The guy is twice beaten and you put a deadline???? Common dopey, think!!!🤦🏾♂️😂
@Horsepins Some people will come on Utube and comment despite being CLUELESS about the issues, Wilder himself admitted he went and fought Fury when he was being offered MORE money to fight Joshua (he thought Fury would be easy money) Why would Joshua fear any HW ? Because they may run around, pit-a pat him and get a decision ? Get real.
@Horsepins it's common knowledge Team Wilder pulled out of the AJ fight, AJ has always wanted the toughest fights.
This is what honour, respect and class looks and sounds like, respect.
Shame Fury Has none
Gypsies honour....is apparantly lacking
Your lot are babies.
Everyone knows who is the real Champion and the proper fighting man and the legend of this era. There's only ONE Oleksander Usyk! 🎶
Fury Does it for the money. Usyk does it for the prestige.
Усик делает это не только ради престижа,а ещё для помощи украинской армии
How can Fury do this to boxing fans? He must not give the slightest fox about the fans only the money and not being exposed as a fraud. This is down to John and his incredible delusions. Legacy lost forever now. All hail King Usyk 👑
Hello ? It's Usyk who pulled out !
@Hé Bo Don't be so ignorant, this was the chance to be undisputed. If Fury wanted this fight it would have been signed a long time. Name any other reigning world champion in history that was forced to take a 30% purse. That was a truly disgusting way to behave. It is why nobody loves and respects him. The fans will never love Fury like they do Usyk.
Fury has been doing this to boxing fans for years. Only fought TWO top-10 fighters in 7 years. People are just stupid
Fury wants money he would have fought AJ in Saudi Arabia, he just wanted to be undefeated and Jerry pick .
All respect to usyk and his team! I hope usyk gets to unify the belts!
Great interview! Huge respect for Usyk & his team! Tyson needs to vacate the WBC belt & let the HW division move on!
Fury doesn’t want risky fights. He should genuinely just do exhibition fights without holding the belt hostage
I blame Fury 100000000% the 70-30 demand was absolutely ridiculous and insulting then saying 80-20 for a rematch if he wins yet 50-50 if Usyk wins wow the fact that Usyk was willing to take 3x less then he got for the AJ fight tells you everything
GayJ got 50/50 in the rematch and 80/20 in the first fight.
The rematch clause should not even be a concern if Usyk’s team did not care about money, right? 🙈
Tyson is afraid to loose.
Immense respect to usyk❤
For pulling out.
But he is all about the belts...
The only good thing about all this is that Fury’s name is now Greedy Belly 😂
God bless Usyk and the people of Ukraine ❤🇺🇦
I absolutely love this team, such a straight talker. It's just a shame tyson holds the belt lol
Tyson never heard the word RESPECT in his life.
Yet he could teach you what it means if you dared to step in front of him but you don't even have enough respect for yourself.
Fury is now officially a dosser.
Well said 😂😂😂😂
As fury also calls everyone else a shit house. And now hes done just that 😂
Yeah Big Dosser 😁
Simply put. Usyk is a real one. Tyson pretends to be, but his actions exposes his true character. What an absolute dissappointment for all of us boxing fans, and especially for Usyk and his team. Usyk, is a legit champ, but more importantly, he's the peoples champ.
For a man that loves attention, Tyson has gone very quiet.
Might it be possible that Fury didnt really want this fight??
Maybe he's in denial to himself but his behavour speaks volumes and i think he knows his '0' might be on the line.
Damn right it would be on the line.
Usyk is currently the true champ.
He didn't want it. Big dosser
Usyk accepted then pulled out, so might it be possible Usyk did? Lol..dopey
Alex Krassyuk ISA COMPLETE GENTLEMAN, SOFT/ STRONG, SMART/
This is an absolute disgrace. Months of negotiations and procrastination and in the end there is no fight. Kudos to the women who fight the best with the best and do not run away from real difficult challenges, while men run away from real difficult challenges just looking for excuses to avoid the fight. It's a shame what boxing has fallen into. After the fight between Fury and Chisora, Fury called out Usyk and now it turns out to be pointless, because from the very beginning Fury did not want that fight, but he sold the fog to everyone that he wanted to fight Usyk and now there is no fight. I'm a fan of AJ and Fury, but I have to be objective and honest, Fury is the only one to blame for why this fight won't happen. Boxing needed this fight, this was supposed to be a historic fight where two undefeated boxers are fighting for the unification of all belts with the fact that we are talking about 4 belts. Big respect to Usyk and his team for giving absolutely everything to make the fight happen and agreed to all the things that were offered to them in the end, but Fury then comes with new demands and new and new demands,now it's clear why he was doing it because he was just looking for a way out and finally got a way out. As a boxing fan, I am very disappointed that this fight will not happen.Words without action are worth nothing.
He’s not confident about this fight because he’s had what looks like a falling out with his trainer
What are you talking about, how is this a men women thing,
Bro this is y iv switched to the ufc the best fight the best there boxing is now a joke
@Luckman Ali Bro you did the right thing. You are 100% right.
This man speaks sense and comes across really well much respect 🙏
Our thoughts are with you guys and Ukraine. We believe you!! And it's very nice of you to be so understanding, compassionate and empathic. You can be very proud of your team. I'm sure Daniel Dubois, as mandatory, will be very keen to fight OU.
This guy burried Fury. Learn from this man, great businessman ! Respect.
Exactly you hit the nail on the head Usyk called furys bluff by excepting 30% so fury had to come up with another excuse. Let's clear it up right now fury v Usyk will never happen . For fury it's all about fighting sausages and banking money for easy wins till he retires.
Seems to me like Tyson Fury and his teams demands have caused the fight to fall through. When Usyk accepted the 70/30 split I was sure the fight was on, now the extra demands have made the fight be cancelled. I just loved boxing back in the day when superfights were easier to make because the fighters cared more about their legacy than all what I've heard which has made this fight fall through. Marvelous Marvin Hagler gave Sugar Ray Leonard everything he wanted to make the fight happen. I just wish it could have happened with Fury's team that everything was split down the middle seeing that Usyk has 3 of the titles
Respect to Alex and Usyk trying to make the fight work.
But they pulled out
Fury doesn't want a rematch clause as it's Undisputed, but because Usyk can't get a 2nd paycheck he's pulled out... But sure that's Fury's fault lol
@Jim Reaper maybe you are misinformed?
@1u5t1n Maybe that's exaclty what Krassyuk says himself in the interview ?
I blame Fury for this mess. The rematch split may be the straw that broke the camel’s back, but it’s the result of the build-up of Usyk’s resentment that Fury has created since negotiations began. I also agree with Krassyuk’s assessment that Fury would prefer no rematch because if the fight goes to points in Wembley he has a good chance to get the decision, but that would not be the case in a rematch on foreign soil. And on the flip side, that’s why Usyk wants to have it in the contract.
Usyk is not bad at evading but he doesn't take punch well, how can it go to the score cards ? If you pretend to be the best you make a statement of it in the ring so you can't be robbed even in the worst case. This is supposed to be a fight game not touchy touchy amateur bollocks. Points are supposed to be a last ressort to assess who can be declared the winner if none has been able to finish his opponent, not a goal.
@Hé Bo So basically you’re saying that Fury vs Klitschko where he gained his world title was a bit of a shit-show (the least number of punches thrown in a heavyweight title fight, as I recall.) At least we agree on something. And yes, obviously sometimes a fight goes to the scorecards despite the fighters’ best efforts to gain a stoppage, happens all the time.
I am now going for Usk if this fight ever happeneds.
Fury avoiding the fight like he did from AJ imo.
Disgraceful how Fury has acted, I’m now wanting Usyk to win when they eventually fight
Fury is a pure SAUSAGE !!!!
Respect to Alex for being a level headed good faith negotiator. Respect to Usyk for being an icon.
Yes respect to both for pulling out of the fight. So proud of them.
@superbantam523 I’m a Tyson Fury fan but what Tyson is doing is unfair. Looks like Tyson is finally afraid to take a fight he’s afraid of losing. Tyson Fury has never done spectacular work against smaller fighters. 🤷♂️
@superbantam523 😂 yeh sure. Usyk’s well known for swerving fights isn’t he 🙄
@Flashheart Usyk has literally just pulled out of the Undisputed fight because he can't get a 2nd payday, instead of fighting 1 and done on April 29th
My guy, Usyk literally just swerved Fury
An icon who isn't a household name...
Kudos to Alex for his professionalism and level headed responses. No wonder UFC has so much attention when supposedly the best heavyweight of our generation is constantly holding up boxing for a ransom. Shameful .
The only reason Fury want take the fight is because he's scared.Scared of loosing that is.
Ultimately it is down to both fighters to make it happen; however, I imagine it must be an absolute nightmare trying to manage and promote Tyson Fury. Frank Warren must be as frustrated as the rest of us.
Team Fury wanted to change the terms of the rematch clause. The rematch clause probably stated that the winner of the first bout gets 60%. Team Fury wanted to revise that so that Fury gets 10% more than what the rematch clause stated.
It must be noted that the rematch clause applies only if they fight in the U.K. If they fight in the ME, each fighter gets paid separately from the ME promoters.
Love the way Frank tried to use Alex’s words to say it wasn’t their fault, misses a lot of the conversation haha he’s says he doesn’t blame him as that’s his greedy nature, still clearly saying fury is at fault
Well done again Dan for getting the interview with this man. I have huge respect for Alex Krassyuk. I have absolute belief what he says. Says it as it is. Waiting to hear what your other friend Frankie boy has to say and what excuses he will come up with. Frankie has always told us that Fury VS Usyk was an easy fight to make. He has always been critical of AJ and Eddie Hearn. Bob Arum even went on to say that Eddie knows nothing about promoting boxing ? It is fact that Fury could not agree a deal with the Saudi's when Usyk did. John Fury and the whole Fury clang were critical of the Saudi's initially claiming that the Saudi's were disrespectful to Tyson only then to change their mind at the Paul VS Tom Fury fight eating humble pie and John Fury even claiming that he was fasting . Fury is to blame is holding up the heavyweight division just like Wilder did. He should just vacate and take on fights that make him most money and not legacy
As if we could love Usyk any more. Lol. This tops it.
Lost lots of respect for Fury after this debacle, shorting Usyk 70-30 and playing around, while Usyk accepted everything just wanting the fight like a real true champion. I really hope Usyk takes that belt and get this well deserve undisputed.
I have been a massive fury fan for years, my favourite fighter, he inspired me. At this point, I want Usyk to win. Says he don’t care about the money … clearly does
Same could be said about Usyk. Said he only cares about winning the title, but the fight fell apart because a million dollar donation and rematch splits.
Fury is disrespecting boxing and it’s fans.done with this clown.
You aj fanboys never liked fury so not such a bad loss to him
Said one of furys fangirls 👍
I was a fury fan and a Joshua hater.. now I’m the total opposite.. win, lose or draw Joshua fights the best available opponents while fury seeks the lowest risk for highest pay check.
Alex and Usyk's team, a class act as always.
Very class to pull out at the last moment for the last detail and refuse to go on trying to finilize it after all the succefull work done.
The point about Usyk's previous paydays is so important. He made more money fighting AJ than he would against Fury both times. But this time he has more belts, ring magazine and Fury is not the biggest payday available to him
Purse is about marketablity not about how many belts you have or how many pride of yourself you have genius.
Besides all Usyk belts represent 4 fights at heavyweight, Fury belt and lineal status represent 34 fights at heavyweight.
Is there anyone around that still thinks that Fury wanted this fight?
Fury has been dragging his heels since he backed out of Joshua fight. There's only so far he can push Usyk before he has to let pride decide his decision. Fury calling the shots as he does makes a joke of the whole scene. Usyk doesn't deserve this maltreatment.
I think this fight may be one that escapes us all. I wouldn't know who to back if I am honest. I think Tyson is a man mountain and may punch much harder but Usyk is a phenomenon. The Ukrainian boxers are all exceptional and Usyk may have to wait until Fury packs it in to be undisputed champion, unless someone else stops him
These guys are better rolemodels to our kids than our own fighter🤦
Fury to blame 100% I personally don’t see why he should take anymore than Usyk! So disappointing from fury’s and frank warren, can see what Eddie Hearn was talking about now👍
How is this about the promoter??
Fury to blam for the other guy action. That's the level of consciousness and responsability of your modern day man !
It's Usyk who pulled out.
Hearn has a record of not delivering the big fights (heard about Joshua and the three big names at heavyweight at the time ? Who is the one who was unable to break a deal with the other two ?), Warren hasn't.
Fury is a bigger name than Usyk and that's a fact. Number of belts don't mean nothing since any belt Usyk currently holds is Tysons belt until he beats him.
@Antero Ruponen usyk could say exactly the same thing to fury..
There would not need to be an agreement on the purse split for the rematch if there was no rematch clause - which we learn that Fury has asked to have it added back in ... so either you don't accept the rematch clause and Fury walks - otherwise you accept it on his 70/30 terms or he also walks
Alex a very wise person. Fury’s now lost the respect of most if not all genuine boxing fans
I've called Fury out as a ducker, ever since he dodged the Wlad rematch and I've been proved 100% correct. Joshua might not win all his fights but at least he's never dodged anyone.
As a Fury fan, I cannot ignore the fact that he often presents a perplexing contradiction in his approach. However, I try to maintain an objective perspective and acknowledge that Fury recognises Usyk as a formidable adversary, even if he doesn't explicitly say it, despite Usyk being wrongly classified as a middleweight. In my opinion, Fury would emerge victorious if they were to face each other in the ring. Nonetheless, as a fan, I eagerly anticipate their impending encounter.
God bless you Usyk! You are the true face of heavyweight boxing now, we all know that now
Fury has finally been found out😂😂😂
nay, Tyson gave all he had to the poor after he fought Wilder 1 - didnt make a cent
Yes what a failure
Found out for what, not wanting rematches for an Undisputed fight???
Usyk wanted a 2nd paycheck because he's not confident of beating Fury... But sure it's Fury's fault, lol you Rematch-room casuals are hilarious
There’s one person that stopped this happening and it’s Tyson. Over the years, the amount of people who have publicly said he’s very hard to work with and his demands are ridiculous.
The guy needs to start living up to his ‘gypsy king’ and fighting man titled that he gives himself and just start taking these big fights
Clearly Fury is the problem. Why do all the big fights fall through. Embarrassing. This shows how much of a stand up guy AJ is
Fury is the Bobby Fischer of boxing. He's so scared of even the possibility of losing, that he's using negotiations to prevent rather than secure a match. He'll happily wear down an opponent before the match with gab and bad deals.
Alex , Usyk , and his other manager are gentlemen. Unlike Fury
its a shame furys big ego has let a fight pass by that would of been of the greatest in his career i am still undecided who would win i am or was a fury fan but if usyk had won it wouldnt have bothered me because he comes across as a decent genuine fighter and i wish usyk and his team all the best for the future and hopefully we will see this fight at somepoint soon before they are past their best
💯 respect for Usyk and his team. Greedy belly never wanted to fight Usyk and I hope in the very near future Usyk becomes unified with the 4 belts somehow, he deserves it.
This feller tells a different story every time he's on the media. Thought usyk would accept anything and now he's pulled out 😴😴 yeah keep blaming fury, usyk and his manager having a PR dream with all the suckers believing everything they say 🤣🤣🤣
@TMc well if were going on previous negotiations then I can't remember a single time usyk or his team have made crazy demands, ducked or pulled out of any fight, we can't quite say the same thing for Mr Tyson now can we 😂. Give your head a wobble 😊
@Chris Perry so has he not just admitted its on him why the fight is cancelled 🤣🤣 I thought usyk would fight anyone, anytime no matter the deal. What changed since his last interview 24 hours ago?
@tmc1637 so what happen3d to tyson fighting people for free
@tmc1637 seen 2 interviews today 1 he blames fury then next one he says fury is not to blame
I bet fury just breathed a huge sigh of relief
Fury is to blame for the fight falling through. Krassyuk doesn't blame Warren. He says that he will have no problems negotiating with Warren's other fighters, which means that Fury is the problem. Usyk's understanding of the payment for this fight was that his acceptance of 70/30 meant that a rematch would be paid 70/30 to the winner. Such was Usyk's confidence. Fury was uncomfortable with that and that's where negotiations broke down. Fury could not have stated more clearly that he was frightened that Oleks would beat him. Twice.
It’s really shameful that Fury always makes a lot of noise for no reason. Himself and Wilder also think in their head that they bring in the money. Usyk agrees to all this terms and yet fight not made.
So when AJ was saying he’s the A side with all the belts, all the Fury d riders were saying “AJ is hungry for money, if he’s confident then just take it” but now that it’s Usyk that Fury is trying with these money grabs people finally open there eyes?
Interesting how logic and common sense is finally back
Fury cleary the problem with this one not getting made. Real shame
Like father like son...
All gob no action..
The Fury's 😂
The father was sentenced to 11 years in jail for taking action.
Usyk pulled out, not Fury
Usyk wants rematches because he knows he can't beat Fury and wants that 2nd paycheck, rematches have killed boxing
@beatonthedonis47 yeah I know , dirty fighter gouged someone's eye out due to the fact that he was absolutely sh*t fighter / boxer
@beatonthedonis47 that is nothing to brag about !!! You don't get 11 years for something petty !!!.
@Jim Reaper Did you not hear what was being said ????. Tyson Fury was the one who put the rematch in the contract !!! Tyson Fury wants it 70/30 in his favour for both fights !!! If he loses the first fight he still wants 70/30 for the second fight even though he has no belt to put on the table !!! That is the most stupid demand ever made !!! If Tyson wanted this fight he would have accepted 50/50 for both fights !!!!. I am glad Usyk has said do one to fury !!!!. Usyk has three belts and alot more to lose than just the one belt Tyson holds !!!. So if Usyk wins the first fight and he gets all four belts he should only get 30% for the rematch ??? What planet is fury on ????. Fury is deluded if he thinks Usyk woul accept that silly split !!!! Greedy belly is what Fury is !!!!. Usyk was right !!!. This was the one chance Tyson had to win the other three belts and he priced himself out of it !!!. Should have accepted 50/50 for both fights !!!
Fury would rightly have been considered the favourite against Usyk, with all his physical advantages. That’s why it’s so baffling that Fury with all his diva demands & conditions has ensured the fight isn’t taking place. He talked the talk, but wasn’t willing to walk the walk. Shame.
Credit to this gent. Honest as the day is long.
Fury slipped his way out of the most historic fight of his career because Usyk is a genuine threat. Real shame for the sport. Usyk maintains his honour, Fury damages his, IMO.
Tyson has been found out as for the true person he is, no morals. He’s lost 99% of his followers after reading ALL the comments after this, usyk is the proper champ and a gentleman, respect to you sir🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
I don't know who is to blame for this fiasco, but one thing is certain - Fury is NOT running scared of Usyk. Anyone who gets into the ring for three murderous fights with Deontay Wilder is no coward. If this fight doesn't go ahead, I would like to see Wilder v Usyk. No one else counts.
I was a massive Tyson fury fan now I’m more of a uysk fan…
You like guys who pull out of big fights ?
Join the club Calvin
I don't believe Fury is scared of Usyk. If AJ could hurt Usyk Fury can too, and Fury is levels above AJ. I think Fury's real concern is becoming undisputed because that means he either has to really retire or keep fighting at the world class level, and his hunger after the Wilder trilogy might not be what it use to be. Either way, this is Fury's fault this fight did not happen.
Good reason from Alex why they pulled the plug, hopefully Frank can flex to make it happen 🤞
Fury doesn't want to fight Usyk or Joshua he's ducking Usyk, but trying to make it look like the fight can't be made. He ducked Joshua by putting a ridiculous time limit to sign the fight.
Such a shame. Fury is letting his ego get In the way of greatness.
Usyk can't be telling Fury to donate his money anywhere. What Fury does with his money is nothing to do with Usyk so it should never have been presented as some kind of commitment and this is probably why Fury just ignored it
even if this fight never get made , Greedy Belly nickname for Fury will go down in history
Nothing really to consider. It looks like the blame is squarely on Fury's shoulders by continuously changing the goal posts. But I'm sure he never wanted that fight anyway, too risky for his liking.
Saying Fury avoided a rematch with Klitchco, is ridiculous he was struggling with mental health, and Saying Fury tried avoiding a rematch with Wilder is ridiculous, he literally had a trilogy with him.
Fury has always tried to avoid the fight no wonder he asked for 70/30 thinking usyk would refuse.
This guy is so Humble
Fury has got too comfortable. He was chasing the money not the title . That says his heart isn’t in it . He’s lost the drive . He would have lost the fight and he’s intelligent enough to know that .
For all the boxing fans, not me included cuz as of today im no longer a boxing fan, i wish you guys all the best. It was a long ride, but i wish no longer to be part of a sport where the system/promoters allow top fights to never happen, or to be very late when it happens.
See you all in the ufc where the best fights the best, where the fans get what they want 👊
Might join you if you don’t mind, fed up if this crap.
I'm in where do I sign up. Boxing is a shambles
Lol how long you boys been watching boxing for , must be casuals . Boxing was dead a long long time ago
@Faiz Miah true but I still tuned in for the big fights. Just fed up of it all now.
I've been watching boxing for over 45 years and used to box when I was 14, got videos, DVDs books going back from the beginning, stayed up and watched every mike Tyson fight, and still still up and watch fights at 4 in the morning, but like you said promoters TV companies scumbag promoters and the fighters that don't want to fight, boxing died today no wonder the X-vidrs and UFC and doing so well, no new people are coming into boxing, only the hardcore's are left😡🤬
Alex is a top man.
I hope Fury is OK mentally. Seems a bit off all this to me. He doesn't seem like the kind of bloke to back out of a scrap
Let me tell you this. Fury went back to his old habits a few times, he tasted some cake, his hunger grew more for money than for glory, and Usyk is hungry all the time. His team knows that Fury will withdraw because he is not prepared, so they went at all costs Fury's conditions for the fight to take place. Fury needs time and the British are afraid of losing the last heavyweight belt, so it's good for them. The fight will take some time. Fury will make a good shape And then he will defeat Usyk. My opinion fight in half a year Saudi Arabia much more money and everyone is happy
Fury absolutely to blame, Usyk puts him to shame in every dept.
Not in the ring fury will smash em i noticed there is alot of fury haters the fight will happen at some point and fury will smash em
@darren robertson ….so why did fury duck this fight? Why did he duck the AJ fight (twice)? He’s fought like maybe 3 top 10 fighters in his whole career. Meanwhile Usyk has fought everyone in front of him, on their home turf, no questions.
@darren robertson haha...A MIDDLEWEIGHT 😂😂😂😂
Where you involved with the negotiations?
Absolutely knew fury would do this, very disappointing to see.