Tyson Fury officially confirmed the fight with Oleksandr Usyk. All world boxing fans have been waiting for this moment. The place of the duel has been chosen.
The fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk has been announced for many months. Some time ago, the Briton said that he saw no point in fighting the Ukrainian, but everything indicates that he has changed his mind. The “Gypsy King” officially confirmed the clash on social media, which made many fans happy. Not many details have been provided, but it is likely that the fight will take place quickly.
Officially: Tyson Fury will fight Oleksandr Usyk
Looking at the form of both players, there is a high probability that the latter will enter the fight between Fury and Usyk in better shape. In August, the Ukrainian defeated Daniel Dubois in Wrocław. The fight lasted nine rounds, thanks to which the 36-year-old became the heavyweight champion in four federations, but it was not without controversy, which caused the Briton and his staff to demand a rematch. The referee found that Dubois hit his opponent below the belt, but he maintained that it was a punch to the abdominal area.
The fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk particularly captures the imagination of boxing fans around the world. All because it will be a fight for the championship belt of all four major federations. We’re talking about the WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF. In an interview with the Daily Mail, the Briton claimed that this fight made no sense, showing no respect to Usyk. – I don’t want to fight Usyk. He’s a little Ukrainian Vaseline man. That’s all he is to me. I’m not interested in uniting the division. It doesn’t mean anything to me – said the “Gypsy King”.
It is certain that the clash will take place in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. The final date has not been announced yet, but it is likely that it will be organized on December 23 or January 2024. Let us remind you that the Briton will soon face Francis Ngannou.