British boxer Tyson Fury unintentionally revealed the date for his struggle towards Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk. On December 23, simply two days earlier than Christmas, the 2 heavyweights will conflict in Riyadh, United Arab Emirates, with all of the belts on the road.
Queensberry and K2 promotions introduced the bout on September 29, with no date set but. Nevertheless, Fury seemingly revealed it to Sky Sports activities.
“We have signed the contracts. December 23, that is on the market, is not it?” the WBC champion stated, including that “It is solely eight weeks away from Saturday. Why not?”
It’s value remembering that Fury is presently in Riyadh, making ready for his conflict towards UFC fighter Francis Ngannou on Saturday. However, the Briton would not appear to be involved about such a short while between his two fights.
It could be a Christmas Bonus for Fury
“I’ve not even had a struggle this 12 months, so to get two earlier than the tip of the 12 months can be incredible,”Fury acknowledged. “If it occurs on December 23, I will be enjoying that music: ‘Driving House for Christmas.'”
“Double payday,” the champion asserted. “There will be a pleasant large turkey within the Fury family this Christmas.”
“I will not land again within the UK till Christmas Eve, late Christmas Eve, and if we get a delay, I will be spending Christmas with the reindeers within the airport,” he joked.
The titles that Fury will dispute
Fury won’t threat his WBC title towards Ngannou within the October 28 struggle.
Nevertheless, Fury’s belt might be on the road within the December struggle. On the identical time, Usyk will put his IBF, WBA, and WBO belts on the road.