After a triumphant battle with Murat by Gassieva Oleksandr Usyk said, who would like to see in the role of his head coach, writes politeka.
On Saturday, July 21, in Moscow in the arena of sports complex “Olympic” took the fight between world champion in heavy weight under version WBC and WBO Ukrainian Alexander Usik (14-0, 12 KO’s) and the owner of the titles WBA and IBF Russian Muratov Gassiev ( 26-0, 19 KO’s). Winning the match was won by the Ukrainian boxer.
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Shortly before the battle, the Tendril broke the partnership with his coach Sergey Vatamanyuk. During the fight with Gassieva can be seen that the Tendril helps the coach and the father of another famous Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko — Anatoly.
Lomachenko was in a corner of the Ukrainian boxer is near his RA’s cattenom Anbaram.
At the conclusion of the fight Usyk stated that he would like to Anatoly Lomachenko became his head coach.
“I would have one, without coaches on the battle failed. I would very much like to have my main coach was Anatoly Lomachenko,” said boxer.
It should be noted that Cirrus has kept the name of his trainer in secret until the fight. As it turned out, Lomachenko all this time was preparing Ukrainians to fight at a base near Kiev.
We will remind, this night Oleksandr Usyk became the absolute world champion in the first heavy weight. This automatically made him the winner of the Cup of Muhammad Ali. In addition, the Victor was able to unite the titles WBA super, WBC, IBF, WBO and the vacant The Ring title.
The fight Usyk vs Gassieva was the long-awaited Boxing match in Ukraine, because the confrontation of the athletes was seen as a fight of Ukrainians against the Russian.
It is worth noting that the bookmakers did not have a single balanced version regarding its results, and a week before the meeting of the boxers changed their predictions. Until the last Tendril was considered the undisputed favorite for this match. However, our boxer got injured and the match from Saudi Arabia was moved to Moscow. This, according to the bookies, their chances Gassieva to win. In addition, the Russian side tried to complicate the stay of Ukrainians in Moscow — the organizers of the match did not care about security, flight and hotel accommodation.