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The Fury/Usyk Walkouts Were INCREDIBLE

I'm positive Large is going to have more on this post-fight, but while he's locked in watching one of the biggest heavyweight fights in 25 years, I just wanted to shoutout both Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk on their tremendous walkouts tonight. 

From Usyk's majestic hat/robe combo to Fury's more everyman outfit, paired with Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out For A Hero" - both were perfect, encapsulated each man very well, and set the stage for a big fight exactly how you'd want em to. This is one thing I wish the UFC would embrace as much as boxing - extravagant entrances. Dana White likes walkouts to be as bare-bones and not flashy as possible, and I've never understood that. Especially when the best walkouts in history feature special production resources/performances.....

On the flip side - the more you go all out with your walkout, the pressure to win only increases. Artur Szpilka did this in KSW last weekend....

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….only to get knocked out in 14 seconds. You can't be pulling shit like that. They shoulda put him back in the tube to wheel him outta there; but I digress. Fury and Usyk (and DAZN production-wise) killed it and gave this fight the gravitas it deserved.

Watch Large's pre-fight content below….

….and follow Barstool Boxing with Large HERE. Also - quick shoutout to the Buffers. Absolute legends still doin the damn thing.