Today’s press conference in Manchester England features Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Bellew. There is a lot on the line come Saturday night: four world titles, an unbeaten record, and a fighter’s legacy.
Bellew discusses training camp, making weight, proving himself as a cruiserweight, and his power. He is respectful of Usyk’s skills and talent and acknowledges that this fight will be the ultimate test. He recognizes his own failures and successes, and admits that it would have haunted him, had he simply retired and walked away from this challenge. He stated, “I can lose this fight, he is very good, but I don’t think I will. I will beat him, stop him and break his heart…Time to let a monster catch a monster”.
Usyk is looking forward to performing in front of a British crowd, he is both inspired and excited. He recognizes the danger in fighting Bellow, taking into consideration his talent, drive and accomplishments. He’s keeping his game plan a secret, and says that after this victory, he will be ready to discuss his future.
Usyk vs Bellow will be held at the Manchester Arena. It will be featured live on Sky Sports Box Office, Saturday night. Coverage will start at 6pm, with the main event expected around 10:00 pm.