Oleksandr Usyk’s main focus today is Daniel Dubois, not Tyson Fury or any other heavyweight competitor. While Usyk preferred a prominent face-off against Fury to combine the heavyweight titles, settlements failed due to arguments over monetary terms. Consequently, Usyk need to now protect his WBA title against Dubois on Saturday night in Poland. Meanwhile, Fury is inhabited with his approaching exhibit match against previous UFC champ Francis Ngannou. Despite the missed out on chance, Usyk stays figured out to deal with Fury ultimately and end up being the very first unified champ of the four-belt period. However, in the meantime, his total attention is on the powerful obstacle provided by Dubois. Dubois, although thought about a considerable underdog, has tremendous punching power, as evidenced by his knockout success in 90 percent of his expert bouts (19-1, 18 KOs). Usyk acknowledges Dubois’ appetite and decision to declare his belt, indicating that he treats this fight with the exact same severity as his previous encounters with Anthony Joshua, Dereck Chisora, and Tony Bellew. The result, Usyk asserts, will unfold according to his group’s careful strategy. Dubois, a London native, looks for redemption after his defeat to Joe Joyce in 2015 and has actually considering that won 4 successive battles, all by knockout. He just recently experienced some misfortune against Kevin Lerena, withstanding 3 knockdowns in the preliminary due to a knee injury. Nonetheless, Dubois recuperated and eventually emerged triumphant. In contrast, Usyk has actually kept a remarkable expert record without ever being tore down throughout his ten-year profession. Renowned for his achievements as the indisputable cruiserweight champ, Usyk significantly beat Anthony Joshua in their last 2 conferences. However, this upcoming fight against Dubois ends Usyk’s year-long hiatus from the ring following his split-decision accomplishment over Joshua in their August rematch. Fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland can enjoy Usyk-Dubois as the centerpiece of a pay-per-view program on TNT Sports Box Office, whereas audiences in the United States can stream the extremely expected bout on ESPN+.