The boldness of Oleksandr Usyk appears unshakeable.
Usyk was a superb undisputed cruiserweight champion and on February 17 in opposition to Tyson Fury he’ll try to unify all 4 of the most important belts at heavyweight.
He has little question that he can be victorious.
“Firstly, it is not ‘if’ I win however ‘when’ I win,” Usyk stated.
“After I fall asleep I think about myself boxing, then my hand raised excessive. I merely imagine that I can win.”
Usyk is a small heavyweight, however he beat Anthony Joshua twice and now holds the WBO, WBA and IBF championships.
He went head-to-head with towering WBC titlist Tyson Fury at their announcement press convention and it was Fury who tried barging into him, skull-first, at their face off.
“I acquired into his head and now as an alternative of me, he thinks a few rabbit. Preserve considering, brother,” Usyk stated.
One of many insults that Fury likes to throw Usyk’s approach is looking him a “rabbit”.
“I’ve listened to Eminem for a few years, his mum used to name him a white rabbit. I do not know, I like this rapper,” Usyk defined.
“Tony Bellew as soon as stated that I’m a beast in boxing, I stated: ‘Not likely, I am only a white rabbit.'”
Usyk is impressed by the reminiscence of his father, to develop into a two-weight undisputed champion but in addition in how he conducts himself.
“In my childhood I used to be requested who I wish to be after I develop up, I got here residence and requested his recommendation – who ought to I develop into after I develop up? He stated: ‘You could develop into an excellent individual,'” Usyk recalled.
“To start with – it is advisable to develop into an excellent and well-behaved individual. From there, you possibly can obtain all the things else.”