Alexander Usik was offered Russian citizenship

Александру Усику предложили российское гражданство

Ukrainian boxer Alexander Usik said that he had offers from several countries to become a citizen and play for foreign teams.

This Alexander Usik said in an interview, report “Details”.

“Russia also in this list. But I never thought to give up Ukrainian passports, because I consider myself a patriot of his native country and sincerely wish to see Ukraine prosper. God made it so that I was born in Ukraine. Therefore, and always will be Ukrainian,” said Usyk.

We will remind, earlier soobwenie, Alexander Usik won a bright victory over the Russian boxer Murat by Gassieva and became the absolute world champion, having won the belt WBC, WBO, WBA, IBF, The Ring, the Muhammad Ali Trophy and $ 10 million in prize money. This fight was the Ukrainian’s fifth defense of the belt under version WBO, for which organization awarded him the rare title of super champion. After the fight Alexander Usik challenged the British boxer Tony Bellew. The fight Usyk (15-0, 11 KO’s) – Bally (30-2-1, 20 KO’s) could take place in October-November 2018 in the UK.