Organisers announce date for Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk's fight
The date for the most anticipated heavyweight fight between Oleksandr Usky and Tyson Fury has been confirmed by the organisers of the bout.
The British and Ukrainian boxers will lock in the undisputed title on February 17, 2024, in Saudi Arabia. Tyson Fury is coming into the fight with the WBC belt, while Oleksandr Usky is coming with the WBO, WBA and IBF, both boxers are going to put everything on the line with the winner taking all.
This is the first time since Lennox Lewis, that boxing fans finally have an undisputed heavyweight champion after two of the biggest names in the sport go head-to-head at the Kingdom Arena.
Fury said during the press conference where the date for the fight was announced that Usyk would not beat him no matter what the circumstances on the set day.
"Even if he had a baseball bat in one hand, and a meat cleaver in the other, he wouldn't really do anything to me. You say a million things, talk a lot of s***e, the best man will win. If he beats me, I shake his hand. If I win, I hope he shakes my hand."
Usyk was asked if he heard was the Fury said,
"No, For me, it's a lot of speaking, like a talking head. Blah blah blah blah blah. The man behaves like that when he's afraid, when he doesn't feel comfort."
This is going to be one of the most entertaining fights in the history of boxing in recent years.