Ukrainian Usyk, world heavyweight boxing champion: Money does not motivate me

Ukrainian heavyweight boxing champion Oleksandr Usyk has revealed his life’s purpose ahead of his expected fight with British challenger Anthony Joshua next Saturday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

And the site “Sport.ua” quotes the words of Oleksandr Usyk: “Money does not motivate me. Of all the resources in life, it is easier to get money. My goal is to live my life in such a way as to be in the world in which I live. There is no point in putting money in your pocket. And do everything for yourself.”

According to the Ukrainian hero, before God’s judgment, only “only your actions will have real value, and not how much you earn.”

Usyek was able to take the heavyweight throne after moving from the light heavyweight category (90.71 kg), after becoming the undisputed world champion and the first boxer in history to collect four major light heavyweight titles, thus making the world heavyweight champion belts ( WBA Super) and (IBF) ), (WBO) and (IBO), in addition to winning the title of the first edition of the “World Boxing Super Series” or the Light Heavyweight Muhammad Ali Cup.

The Ukrainian champion will face his British rival Anthony Joshua in a second “rematch” that will bring them together next Saturday at the King Abdullah Sports City Hall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Oleksandr Usyk defeated his British colleague on points by unanimous decision of three judges after 12 rounds: (117-112, 116-112, 115-113), in their first match on September 25, 2021 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the British capital London on the eyes of 60 thousand spectators will deprive the landowner of three world champion belts, namely: the International Boxing Federation (IBF), the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the World Boxing Organization (WBO).

35-year-old Alexander Usik then won the 19th victory in his professional career, 13 of them by knockout, without a single defeat.

On the other hand, Anthony Joshua, 32, has 24 wins, 22 of them by knockout, compared to the two losses he has suffered in his pro career.

Source: agencies

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