Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will FINALLY meet in the ring in one of the biggest fights in boxing history.
Fury and Usyk will clash on February 17 in Saudi Arabia in the gargantuan matchup for all the heavyweight belts.
It is undoubtedly one of the biggest fights of this millennium, and even has the potential to live with the all-time greats.
The heavyweight division has not had an undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
For years we’ve been wanting the best of the best to fight each other in the heavyweight division and the long, long build-up has only increased anticipation.
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It is two undefeated fighters heading into battle and as Michael Buffer would say: “Somebody’s 0 has got to go.”
The two are undoubtedly the greatest heavyweights of their generation and this fight is all about legacy.
There are shades of Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali in their first fight in 1971. Both men were undefeated and already touted as all-time greats.
Then you have fights like Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman, and Lennox Lewis vs Tyson that this will match in terms of hype.
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The ‘Gypsy King‘ is the self-proclaimed greatest fighter of his generation, having one of the most incredible stories around.
Becoming world champion by defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 before suffering drink and drug problems and mental health issues.
He returned to the ring a few years later to become the WBC heavyweight champion in an epic trilogy with Wilder, with his record standing at 34-0-1, with that one draw coming against the Bronze Bomber.
Beat Usyk, then no one can question his legacy as the greatest of his generation and maybe one of the best of all-time.
The only man that would be left to fight is fellow Brit Anthony Joshua.
Usyk has only had 21 fights to his name, but has won every single one of them.
He was the undisputed cruiserweight champion before stepping up to take down the heavyweight division.
He schooled Joshua in their fights in 2021 and 2022 to take his heavyweight belts off of him, before knocking out Daniel Dubois earlier in 2023.
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Usyk is also chasing a slice of history too in matching Evander Holyfield’s incredible achievement of being undisputed champion at cruiserweight and heavyweight.
Now all eyes will be on Saudi Arabia on February 17 when the two will finally meet in the ring.
George Groves believes Tyson Fury won’t fight Oleksandr Usyk next year and can only see him facing Francis Ngannou again