Ukrainian boxer Denis Berinchyk wears full military uniform during the ringwalk on undercard Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora

UKRAINIAN boxer Denys Berinchyk made a powerful statement by donning a full soldier’s outfit en route to the ring.

Berinchyk showed solidarity with his fellow Ukrainians who, prior to his clash with Yvan Mendy, repelled a nearly year-long Russian invasion by coming out in military clothes.

Ukraine's Denys Berinchyk wore a full military uniform for his ring walk

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Ukraine’s Denys Berinchyk wore a full military uniform for his ring walkPhoto credit: BR
The proud Ukrainian donned the clothes to pay tribute to his countrymen fighting in the war

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The proud Ukrainian donned the clothes to pay tribute to his countrymen fighting in the warCredit: GETTY
A member of his team - which included Oleksandr Usyk - proudly flew the Ukrainian flag

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A member of his team – which included Oleksandr Usyk – proudly flew the Ukrainian flagCredit: GETTY
Berinchyk and Yvan Mendy went to war for 12 rounds

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Berinchyk and Yvan Mendy went to war for 12 roundsPhoto credit: Reuters

His outfit included a helmet and what appeared to be a bulletproof vest, emblazoned with the flag of his home country.

Boxing fans were quick to comment on the touching tribute, saying, “Now that’s a tribute.

Another said: “Denys Berinchyk is honoring his home country.”

And another said: “LEGEND.”

One remarked, “This is hard AF.”

Another chimed in: “A thousand dead and “250,000 wounded Ukrainians in 9 months”.

“I wouldn’t want to get in a ring with someone who got out of this mess.

“It makes every other conflict on Earth look like child’s play.”

Rising super featherweight champion Royston Barney Smith started the card with a stunning display against Cruz Perez.

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The southpaw, 18, blew the experienced Nicaraguan out of the water in just over a minute to level his record to a perfect 4-0.

Also in action on the card was light heavyweight Karol Itauma, scoring a TKO victory over Vladimir Belujsky in the eighth round.

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