Usyk spoke to the media in Kyiv about responsible gaming and preparation for the decisive battle
Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua in London and won four overweight belts. On the night of September 27, the boxer returned to Ukraine, and the next day he met with the Ukrainian press at PMHall to share details of preparation for the fight, surprises from the British boxer and to present a partnership with Parimatch in a responsible gaming.
“Oleksandr won not only titles, but also people’s love – this is a real recognition. Parimatch strives to become the brand that people love, so it carefully chooses partners. It is important for us to build the right attitude to our industry in Ukraine and to convey the importance of responsible gaming.
In sports, in order to achieve results, you need to be focused and put feelings aside, it’s the same in the game. That is why we chose Oleksandr Usyk as the ambassador of the responsible gaming of Parimatch, and he supported us in this endeavor. Heart for support – brain fro the game! ” – shared details CEO of Parimatch Ukraine, Natalia Gilevich.
Oleksandr came to the press conference with his team and promoter Oleksandr Krasyuk. This caused a lot of excitement, because the organization of the fight is not an easy task and every fan wants to know the details behind the scenes.
The boxer explained why he gave his belt to Joshua after the fight, when a rematch is planned and when he is going to return to training. Oleksandr was in a good mood, so he answered almost all the questions of journalists, and given that more than 70 media representatives gathered, it was not easy.
“I am very pleased so many people gathered today and so many people cheered for me at the screens and in the stadium. Yes, I became a champion, I earned money, I will help my family, but in addition I want to be an example for kids, teenagers who play sports. There will be no great champions if there are no children with burning eyes and desire. Let my victory become not only a pride for every Ukrainian, but also a stimulus for sports ”,- Oleksandr Usik, the heavyweight champion emotionally described his own victory.
In the near future Parimatch Ukraine and Oleksandr Usyk are preparing many interesting projects and events in the framework of Responsible Gambling – it’s in our hands to change society for the better.