Heavyweight champ Oleksandr Usyk specifies he did not ‘get away’ from Ukraine after Russia’s invasion

Oleksandr Usyk has really insisted he did not turn his back on Ukraine after Russia‘s invasion.

The heavyweight fighter stayed in England formerly today on a marketing see, throughout which time Russia launched its attack on his home country.

Usyk was linked by some in his country of leaving the conflict nevertheless he extremely declined the claim and confirmed he was back in Ukraine, including he was worried over his country and fellow homeowners. 

‘Dear Ukraine and dear Ukrainians, some blogged about me getting away. Not real, I had a work journey and now I’m back. I’m home,’ Usyk specified in a video on Instagram.

‘Pals, we need to combine together and dominate this, given that we are faced with amazing difficulties.

‘I’m incredibly dominated with sensations and I’m incredibly fretted for my country and for our people. Pals we require to stop this war and we require to do it together.’

Usyk is currently preparing for his rematch with Anthony Joshua, who he beat at the Tottenham Hotspur Arena in September.

The fight is set to happen in the late spring or early summertime season although no date or location has really been set.

Heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk has denied running away from the conflict in Ukraine

Heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk has really declined getting away from the conflict in Ukraine

Usyk wants to have his rematch with Anthony Joshua (R) in Kyiv but admitted it is unlikely

Usyk wants to have his rematch with Anthony Joshua (R) in Kyiv nevertheless admitted is not most likely

Usyk specified he would like for the fight to be kept in Kyiv nevertheless admitted that was not most likely due to the circumstance in Ukraine and for financial elements.

‘I wish to have the fight in Kyiv at the Olympic Arena,’ Usyk notified Behind The Gloves. ‘To begin with, we have an un-stabilised position today in our country.

‘second of all, people who are organizing all of this see it more like a financial interest.

Usyk was in the UK for a promotional visit and denied he had turned his back on his country

Usyk stayed in the UK for a marketing see and declined he had really turned his back on his country

‘So, at this minute, Ukraine is not going to [offer] the most financial interest. We do not care, any location it is going to be.’

While he needed Ukraine to combine versus the conflict, Usyk did not state whether he would hearken president Volodymyr Zelensky’s need any person capable to join the army and help the war effort.

Previous heavyweight champ Vitali Klitschko, who is now the mayor of the capital Kyiv, and his brother or sister Wladirmir specified they would be going to protect their country.

‘I do not have another alternative. I require to do that. I will be fighting,’ Klitschko, 50, notified Excellent Morning Britain.

‘I believe. I believe in Ukraine, I believe in my country and I believe in my people.’ 

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