Joshua calls Usyk one of best fighters in his generation

Joshua calls Usyk one of best fighters in his generation

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IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has said he considers Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk one of the best fighters in his generation.

He also estimated Usyk's chances in a fight against Briton Dereck Chisora, according to Klitschko-brothers.com.

"I was at a fight with Dillian [Whyte] and Chisora, or the two fights actually. And that Chisora will give Usyk problems. I watched a David Price and Chisora fight, and I thought: 'Why isn't Price controlling Chisora?' But when I sparred with Chisora, I realized that the guy is strong enough. He's not a joke. I give Dillian credit for dealing with him twice, for 12 and 11 rounds. To control Chisora for 12 and 11 rounds takes some doing. Yes, Usyk is moving well [...] but if Chisora is not worried about Usyk's power, Usyk may run into a few problems. Usyk is one of the best fighters one has ever seen in this generation. So it puts up in the air for a 50-50 fight," Joshua said.

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