In addition to sending shockwaves from his momentous victory at boxing’s most recent heavyweight summit, Oleksandr Usyk received much attention for his fashionable role playing. The Ukrainian has brought a refreshing, personable charm into the upper echelon of heavyweight boxing after plowing through the cruiserweight ranks as undisputed champion. He is being hailed as one of the sport’s more interesting personalities, as evidenced by the fighter’s choice of attire for the September 23 press conference with then-champion Anthony Joshua. The head-shaven challenger opted to dress as Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ character from the movie of the same name.
Usyk plays ‘joker’ at press conference
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