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With bruises on his face: Oleksandr Usyk thanked Ukrainians for their support

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May21,2024

With bruises on his face: Oleksandr Usyk thanked Ukrainians for their support

Oleksandr Usyk/instagram

Olexandr Usyk, the absolute world boxing champion in the heavyweight division, recorded a video with words of thanks to Ukrainians and all other people who supported him in the “fight of the century” against the British Tyson Fury.

In the video that the athlete published on his Instagram page, he jokes that “the face is a little bruised, but the victory is there.”

Aleksandr Usyk thanked those who were there for him prayed, and especially to the soldiers who defend our country. He also noted the exposure “every mother, father, wife and our children” during the onslaught of the invaders.

According to the champion, he receives a huge number of congratulatory messages. Oleksandr also repeated his thanks in English “for those who support me and support my country – this is very important.”

Thank God for everything. Glory to Ukraine! – concluded Usyk's address.

The boxer's face shows traces of the fight with the British Tyson Fury – two bruises under the eyes and a cut eyebrow. However, in general, the athlete feels good.

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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