Usyk vs Witherspoon: Oleksandr Usyk labelled ‘the baddest man on the planet’

Oleksandr Usykwould be the man to bring heavyweight boxing to a entirely new level, it was asserted in the pre-fight media conference into his Travels introduction.
The unbeaten undisputed cruiserweight champion will confront Chazz Witherspoon on Sunday morning prior to targeting the world titles at his heavyweight fight, live on Sky Sports Action, at 2am.
Outside of Anthony Joshua he is the largest star in boxing, promoter Eddie Hearn explained, before adding:There is not any barrier of language to genius.
The pressure is there to him to acquire and maintain that compulsory standing. Can he deal with all the guys? Would he compete in the heavyweight division?
Usyks manager Egis Klimas stated:On Saturday if the bells ring, make a note of the best heavyweight in the division, Oleksandr Usyk. The baddest man on the planet!
His co-promoter Alex Krassyuk included:We believe Usyk is the guy to bring heavyweight boxing into a entirely new level
He is live on Sky Sports Box Office. Usyk hopes to battle the winner.
But veteran contender Witherspoon, who resigned in this week to replace scheduled rival Tyrone Spong, explained:I was ready to step up and accept the battle. Where it makes sense to measure up, Im at a stage in my career.
This is a superb prospect. Opportunity knocks in a while and now you have to open the door and say:Who is it?
He is a skilful fighter, a great winner with all the accolades on the planet. Im trying to put on a great performance.
I wont act the fool but Im the man wholl show up to moan. I am not fearful. You cant be fearful. Im here, Im prepared to battle.
Im the bigger guy, Im prepared to mix this up and anything can happen.
One time in my life, I created history. I had been the only man to have all stoppages at the Golden Gloves [amateur] tournament. Lightning has struck one time, and Im looking for it to strike twice.
On the undercard, unbeaten Dmitry Bivol will defend his WBA light-heavyweight title.
Jessica McCaskill will shield WBC super-lightweight titles and the WBA in her home city in a rematch against Erica Farias, who she beat this past year.

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