OLEKSANDR USYK has branded Anthony Joshua a “FOOL” for hurling his belts out of the ring.
And the Ukrainian in contrast AJ’s behaviour to a TODDLER throwing a mood tantrum.
Joshua suffered a second straight defeat to heavyweight champion Usyk in Saudi Arabia final month.
Each males put in a courageous efficiency earlier than Usyk was declared the winner on factors.
However as an alternative of congratulating his opponent, AJ as an alternative made a weird speech whereas additionally chucking Usyk’s belts out of the ring.
The scenes overshadowed what had been a spectacular bout.
And Usyk has now had his say on the surprising scene, blasting Joshua within the course of.
The boxing ace stated: “[What did I think at the time?] I assumed, ‘What a poor idiot’.
“He jogged my memory of slightly boy who needed to play with a ball.
“Nevertheless it was taken from him, so he determined to throw it over the neighbour’s fence.
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“Ultimately the ball is thrown again nevertheless it lands subsequent to a fierce canine. So I don’t assume it was a very good move in the long run.
“He was freaked out and I do not consider anybody ought to blame him for that.
“He had educated for the struggle and he believed in one thing however then he misplaced for the second time.
“I assume his bodily situation was good however, because of God, mine was higher and maybe that’s the most cheap clarification for his outbreak of verbal diarrhoea.
“However I consider he is an effective individual.”
Joshua is now in talks to struggle WBC champ Tyson Fury an all-British conflict.
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The Gypsy King nonetheless desires to struggle Usyk in a bid to unify the division.
And the Ukrainian admits he’s more than pleased to oblige – earlier than diving straight into retirement.
Additionally name-checking Canelo Alvarez as a future opponent, Usyk stated: “I can have three extra fights on the very most. It’s the most reasonable to be in my prime type. With Fury, Canelo and a farewell struggle at Olympiyskiy.
“With Canelo, he stated he needed to struggle me. It might be a freak struggle only for the sake of incomes cash. Individuals say I’m a freak.”
On Fury vs Joshua, Usyk added: “Nicely, in the event that they signal the struggle contract, they may punch one another for some time.
“However the factor is that everybody is anticipating Usyk vs Fury for the undisputed championship which for a few years hasn’t occurred within the heavyweight division.
“I’ll assist neither of them, I gained’t even watch this struggle. I don’t need to. Okay, I’m simply joking. I’ll go there to observe reside how they may throw punches at one another.
“Actually, I don’t take into consideration them in any respect. Need to know what I’m actually desirous about? I need to see my kids, to hug and kiss them, that’s all I’m desirous about.
“Regardless of his toughness [Fury] and the way he’s usually described, he’s afraid. Sure, of me.”