The struggle between Alexander Usik (21-0, 14 KOs) and Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) for the title of absolute world heavyweight champion is not going to happen this 12 months. The present organizers lastly deserted the thought of holding the battle in Saudi Arabia on December 23.
The authoritative American TV channel ESPN reviews this as regards to its sources. In line with him, the brand new date for the historic struggle, by which 4 championship belts will probably be at stake for the primary time, has been set on one of many Saturdays in February subsequent 12 months (4th, eleventh, 18th, twenty fifth).
The principle cause for this choice was the accidents that Fury acquired in a struggle with Francis Ngann (0-1, 0 KO) on October 28. Particularly, Tyson acquired a small minimize on his brow, in addition to a robust black eye on his left eye.
Beforehand, the media acknowledged that the British boxer faces a lawsuit of $240 million if he refuses to enter the ring with Usik on December 23.
Allow us to remind you that Fury defeated Ngannou by cut up choice. On the similar time, the Englishman was knocked down within the third spherical. Instantly after the top of the struggle between the Briton and the French Cameroonian, Usik climbed into the ring and had a duel of glances with the British boxer.
The British promoter Frank Warren categorically acknowledged that the struggle between the British and Ukrainian for the title of absolute world heavyweight champion this 12 months is not going to happen. In response, Alexander made strict calls for on Tyson’s staff. He additionally added that he was frightened in regards to the British boxer.
Movies of the response of followers in Riyadh to the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo and Usyk have been additionally revealed. The Ukrainian himself commented on Fury’s victory over Ngannoy. As well as, the community has a video with Alexander’s response to the knockdown that Tyson suffered within the third spherical of the struggle.
As OBOZ.UA reported, Alexander Usik and Tyson Fury unexpectedly collided in Riyadh. Our boxer picked up the Brit after which commented with a saying. Tyson himself reacted to his knockdown within the struggle in opposition to Francis Ngannou. The forecast for the confrontation between the Ukrainian and the British was made by the legend of blended martial arts Conor McGregor.