Usyk refused to give up the IBF championship belt

Absolute world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has decided to give up the IBF champion belt. Alexander announced this on the video, which he posted on his social networks.

"Hey everybody. Anthony and Daniel, listen, I know the IBF belt is important to you. Let's call it my gift to you for September 21. Thank God for everything. Glory to Ukraine," Usyk said in the video.

In addition, he added the following words in the post:

"The IBF belt is my gift to you for 21.09.2024. The world loves the strong. Your friend, absolute world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk".

Recall, earlier there were rumors that Joshua and Dubois will fight on September 21 at Wembley for the belt of the world champion in the heavyweight version of the IBF.