“I really want to see Usyk vs Fury. This will be a very good fight. He [Usyk] has very good skills and technique, Tyson Fury too,” said Khabib.
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“He is not like other heavyweight boxers, more technique, his footwork is very good, his conditioning is very good,” continued Khabib praising Usyk.
Khabib was in the ring when Usyk won by unanimous points over compatriot Murat Gassiev in July 2018, which made the Ukrainian the undisputed ruler of the cruiserweight division. And the former MMA fighter believes that The Cat is one of the top four boxers on the planet.
“At the moment, I think Oleksandr Usyk, Vasyl Lomachenko and Canelo Alvarez. Oh, sorry, Tyson Fury too. Four people. Very difficult [untuk memutuskan] who is the best,”he said.
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Before Usyk can think about taking on Fury, he must first pass unified heavyweight champion Joshua at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. “Right now I’m not thinking about Anthony Joshua. I don’t think about what he’s going to do, what he’s going to use or how he’s going to box,” said Usyk.
“I have a little time to finish my training camp now, I might think about it later. Right now I’m more concerned with how my son will feel at school because he’s just started first grade and he really doesn’t want to go and do it.”