Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Tyson Fury-Alexander Ustinov Looms For Saturday Night - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  7/22/2014       Read more by Shaun Brown         
   
Tyson Fury-Alexander Ustinov Looms For Saturday Night
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Shaun Brown

Boxing Scene understands that Tyson Fury’s replacement opponent for his bout on Saturday night in Manchester may very well be Alexander Ustinov 29-1 (21 KOs). Fury 22-0 (16 KOs) had been due to face Dereck Chisora in a rematch from their original bout three years ago but ‘Del Boy’ withdrew from the fight yesterday after suffering a fractured left hand in sparring.

Ustinov, 37, was last out in November of last year when out pointing the once feared David Tua over 12 rounds in New Zealand. Prior to that, the 37 year old’s only professional loss came at the hands of Kubrat Pulev in 2012 after being stopped in the 11th round by the Bulgarian who will challenge undisputed heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko on Sep 6 in Hamburg.

The seven-foot giant had been helping Chisora in camp as a sparring partner. Ironically, Chisora fractured his hand last Friday while sparring with Ustinov.

At time of this writing, Boxing Scene understands that a deal is close to being struck with the contracts awaiting the signatures of both fighters.

Shaun Brown is the UK Editor at Boxing Scene and a contributor to Boxing Monthly. He can be contacted at sbrownboxing@gmail.com with any news, views or stories you may have.

Tags: Tyson Fury , Alexander Ustinov , Fury-Ustinov , Fury vs. Ustinov


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Wesker115, on 07-23-2014
Arguably a better fight than Chisora. Looking forward to this!

comment by Black Barty, on 07-23-2014
[QUOTE=Mushroom]Haven't seen that much of ustinov. Is his power as good as his record suggests?[/QUOTE] It's not, but he has decent HW power. He definitely hits harder than Valuev imo. He can hurt Fury if he lands clean.

comment by Sir Babatunde, on 07-23-2014
TIMBERRR... the bigger they are they harder they fall

comment by Mushroom, on 07-23-2014
Haven't seen that much of ustinov. Is his power as good as his record suggests?

comment by Elroy1, on 07-23-2014
[QUOTE=yoz]Decent opponent, given the notice. Fury won't be able to clown about with someone like Ustinov.[/QUOTE] Exactly! I think we will see a more serious version of Fury against such a big guy where he has to concentrate on using his sharpness and skills to overcome another big guy....

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (46) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Pazienza: Mayweather Will Only ...
  Shadi Hamsho Doing Well, Open T...
  Gallagher: Quigg Can Be Like Ha...
  De La Hoya Would Do Canelo vs. ...
  Arum: I Don't Think Mayweather ...
  Donaire Continues Tough Camp Gr...
  Victor Ortiz Still Hungers for ...
  Donnie Nietes To Defend Against...
  De La Hoya: I Have Orders, Cane...
  Mayweather: Maidana Caught Me W...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.