OLEKSANDR USYK has a dramatic new look ahead of his fight with Anthony Joshua after he shaved his head – for losing a game of rock, paper, scissors.
The Ukrainian former undisputed cruiserweight king faces AJ in September in London in a mandatory title challenge.
And he starts preparations for it as a new man having gone bald by shaving his hair all off.
The moment he lost a game of rock, paper, scissors, and subsequently had his hair cut off was captured and posted online.
Usyk, 34, cryptically wrote on Instagram: "I’m coming for you."
The slick southpaw became AJ's mandatory after be moved up to heavyweight, per the WBO's rules.
He beat American Chazz Witherspoon, 39, on his debut up in weight in 2019 and most recently beat Brit Derek Chisora, 37, over 12 rounds in October.
Joshua, 31, meanwhile has not fought since beating Kubrat Pulev, 40, in December by ninth-round knockout.
AJ was ordered by the WBO to face Usyk after his unification with Tyson Fury collapsed.
The Brits had agreed terms for a first-ever, four-belt heavyweight undisputed title decider.
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But Fury, 32, had tried to walk away from a contracted trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder, 35, who took the dispute to arbitration.
Wilder was later awarded the right to fight his heavyweight rival again, setting up a second rematch on July 24 in Las Vegas.
But it has now been postponed till October after Fury and other members of his training team tested positive for coronavirus.
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