Tyson Fury's tactics against Oleksandr Usyk revealed as David Price predicts how heavyweight showdown will unfold | The Sun

TYSON FURY has been backed to roughhouse his way to a scruffy points win over Oleksandr Usyk.

The unbeaten champions are in talks for the heavyweight division's first four-belt unification.


It comes after Usyk, 35, twice beat Joshua, 33, to win and retain the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.

The Ukrainian then watched from ringside as Fury, 34, beat Derek Chisora, 38, in round ten of their trilogy bout in December.

They faced off inside Tottenham's 62,000-seat stadium as Fury rained down insults on "little midget" Usyk.

The Gypsy King's old amateur rival David Price – who retired in 2021 – believes the size difference between the pair will be a deciding factor.

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Price, 39, told ID Boxing: “When Joshua put Usyk on the back foot and tried to use his size, instead of standing and trying to be a bit of a chess match – he drained Usyk, I felt, in the second fight.”

“What Tyson Fury does better than anyone is uses his size to his advantage. That’s one of his biggest strengths.

"Watching him against Derek Chisora. He towered of Derek Chisora.

"Now I’m a little bit taller than Tyson Fury, but I gave my height away when I boxed a little bit.”

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“He’s an expert at being the big man, and I just think he’ll big man Usyk.

"I think he’ll lean all over him, he’ll fight dirty, and I think he’ll win probably a bit of a scruffy fight.”

Asked for his prediction, Price said: “I think it’ll be a Fury win on points.”

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