Nicholas Valuewhat: Vladimir Fedorenko / RIA Novosti
State Duma Deputy and former boxer Nikolai Valuev commented on the words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who called the victory of Alexander Usik over Marat Gassieva symbol of the Ukrainian struggle. His words are quoted RT.
“People took pictures, noted that it’s a wonderful fight. Sport unites. Although it is element of the policy, but the policy of peace. And called certainly not to sow some discord and should not be a reason to someone the goat show,” — said Valuev.
According to the Deputy, the high quality of the battle indicated the superiority of the Soviet school of Boxing, which perfectly possess Ukrainian athlete. “It gave the result. But if somebody wants to score political points, it is a poor trick, as they say boxers”, he said.
Poroshenko called the victory of the Mustache a symbol of Ukraine’s struggle. “The Ukrainian national anthem, which was made today in Moscow at the world, is a symbol of our struggle, bringing our victory. Ukraine is proud of you!” — he announced.
22 Jul Mustache by unanimous decision won fight of 12 rounds. Ukrainian became the winner of the world Boxing series, and the winner of four champion belts under versions of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and world Boxing Association (WBA), world Boxing organization (WBO) and world Boxing Council (WBC).
Video, photo All from Russia.