Oleksandr Usyk is aiming to develop into the undisputed heavyweight champion by defeating Tyson Fury of their upcoming battle, one which was rescheduled to February.
Following this accomplishment, Usyk plans to retire from boxing and pursue a profession in soccer. Usyk has beforehand expressed his love for soccer and claimed to have signed a contract with FC Polissya Zhytomyr after taking part in in a pleasant for the group in July.
“I win after which I’m going and play soccer,” Usyk advised ESNews.
“I’ve a contract signed with the primary soccer group [in Ukraine], Polissya primary!”
Regardless of not combating since August, Usyk lately taunted Fury by posing along with his WBC heavyweight world title at an occasion in Uzbekistan.
The Ukrainian Premier League membership had beforehand launched a press release to substantiate the collaboration deal that was reached between the 2 events.
“The president of the membership Hennadiy Butkevich and Oleksandr Usyk concluded an official settlement on soccer cooperation for one 12 months,” a press release learn.
“Usyk will carry out beneath No.17. Anticipate different particulars of the contract later.”