When the battle between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou ended, boxing analysts questioned if the unification Heavyweight title battle between Tyson and Oleksandr Usyk can be pushed from December to some early 2024 date. The punches Ngannou landed on Tyson Fury had been a bit stronger than the ‘Gypsy King‘ anticipated. Main as much as the battle, Usyk stored on doubting that the battle would happen in any respect. Given the earlier negotiations, it’s only pure he would not belief Frank Warren or Fury himself. However on Thursday, the battle lastly acquired an official date and simply as all of us anticipated, it has been pushed a few months. The truth that this battle can also be happening in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia would be the purpose the occasion was pushed as properly.
Tyson Fury must get well from Francis Ngannou’s punches
The current ‘Day of Reckoning‘ boxing occasion was introduced for December 23, which was initially the date for the Fury vs Usy battle. On this mega card, we may have Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, Daniel Dubois, and Dmitry Bivol getting their very own fights individually. These information breaking already gave us a head up of what would eventially be introduced in regards to the Fury vs Usyk battle. The black eye Tyson was sporting a day after combating Ngannou was greater than sufficient purpose for promoters to make the decision to push the date to February 17. A battle that’s nonetheless happening in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with no undercard introduced simply but. However we’re lastly attending to see the 2 finest Heavyweights on the planet combating for supremacy.
Mike Tyson picks his favourite between Fury and Usyk
Mike Tyson was not too long ago on the World Boxing Council’s 61st conference, he was requested in regards to the battle that’s now slated for February. Whereas speaking to the parents at ESPN, here is what Mike Tyson mentioned: “I gotta go along with Fury. He’s the perfect fighter on the planet, particularly amongst heavyweights. Nice fighters can lose, they will look dangerous however that does not imply they aren’t nice fighters nonetheless. A smaller opponent is troublesome to determine generally, they transfer lots and I feels he may have a tough time discovering him in some rounds as a result of he’s good and fast.”