• 18/04/2024 10:45

“Tell Usyk that Ace is back”: Fury resumed training after cut (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 4, 2024

"The Gypsy King” continued to prepare for the fight with the Ukrainian for the “absolute” title.

WBC heavyweight title holder Tyson Fury returned to training after a cut that caused transferreda fight against the world champion according to WBO, WBA, IBO and IBF Alexander Usik.

The “Gypsy King” published a video on his Instagram in which he is in the ring preparing for the upcoming fight with the Ukrainian .

“Someone tell Usyk that Ace is back. I can't wait,” Fury wrote.

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The Usik-Fury fight will take place on May 18 in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). The fight was scheduled for February 17, but due to an injury the Briton received during one of the sparrings, it had to be postponed.

To avoid another breakdown of the fight, the organizers established sanctions, which will be applied to Usik or Fury if one of them does not enter the ring on May 18. Boxersface a huge fineif they refuse to fight on the scheduled date.

The winner of the Usyk-Fury fight will become the first undisputed world champion in the heavyweight division in the 21st century.

The last “absolute” in the heavyweight division was Lennox Lewis, who achieved this status in 1999 when he defeated Evander Holyfield. Back then, the WBA, WBC and IBF titles were at stake. The WBO belt was recognized as equal in 2007, so the winner of the fight between Usyk and Fury will become the first ever “absolute” heavyweight with four major titles.

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