Alexander Emelianenko: “I will root for Usyk. I hope he kicks Joshua’s ass”


Renowned Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko shared his thoughts on a potential fight between WBA / WBO / IBF World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua and mandatory WBO title contender Alexander Usik.

According to Emelianenko, he is waiting for this fight, which, if the boxing teams manage to agree, should take place at the end of August. The Russian fighter noted that in this confrontation he will root for Usik.

“Great fight, I will look forward to it! Of course, I will root for Usyk. I hope he kicks Joshua’s ass. Alexander can win due to his phenomenal boxing thinking and amazing speed.”

I heard that they are planning to fight in England. Many people think that this will be an advantage for Joshua, but it is not. For example, on the contrary, it only provokes me when I speak on “enemy” territory, “said Alexander Emelianenko to the VseProSport portal.

We will remind, earlier Emelianenko spoke about the possible transition of Vasily Lomachenko to MMA.

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