Ukrainian boxer said, why agree to a fight in Russia.
The absolute world champion on Boxing in the first heavy weight Ukrainian Alexander Usik admitted that he had no particular desire to fight against the Russian Murat Gassieva in Russia, but he decided not to miss the chance to win the championship belt, reports “Russian conversation” with reference to the newspaper “Express”.
According to the athlete, before him stood a choice: either to agree to fight in Moscow and get the opportunity to become undisputed champion, or to abandon confrontation and to say goodbye to hopes for the championship.
“I decided to take a chance. About criticism I know, but I don’t care,” said Usyk.
Boxer also noted that the Ukrainian government will change their lives for the better, when every citizen will be efficiently to do their job, as did he.
He recalled that beat Gassieva under the Ukrainian flag. The athlete confessed his love to his country, but stressed that does not like to shout about it, and quietly does its job.