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Fury and Usyk are set to stage the first heavyweight fight for all of the marbles since 1997 and are believed to be planning a bout for February 2024 - having initially planned a showdown for December 23 this year.
However, Fury's unconvincing split decision win over MMA star Francis Ngannou - which left him with a black eye after the nervy encounter in Saudi Arabia last month - has left the Gypsy King needing more time to recover.
The fight also saw Fury knocked down by the Cameroonian in round three - and after watching his display in the Middle East, Krassyuk was far from impressed by what he saw.
'It was definitely not his best performance,' he told Mail Sport's Charlotte Daly on The Hook. 'Not even close to his to his [best] performance. I've never seen him like that and I hope I will never see him like that. Listen, he won the fight. There is no doubt about it. But the way he did it