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Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media

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Usyk knocked Fury out

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs) intends to activate the rematch clause in his contract with Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs). The Gypsy King, as the Briton is called, wants to beat the Ukrainian and take away his belts in a fight on May 18.

This was reported by iFL TV on its page on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter. The second fight between the Ukrainian and the Briton is scheduled for mid-autumn, with Saturday, October 12 as the tentative date.

Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media
Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media

At the same time, the title of absolute world champion will not be at stake, as Usyk will be stri pped of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) belt by June 1. This decision angered the British Tony Bellew. Filip Hrgovic (17-0, 14 KOs) and Daniel Dubois (20-2, 19 KOs) will fight for the title.

On May 18, Usyk defeated Fury by split decision - 115:112, 113:114, 114:113. Tyson also expressed his desire to visit Ukraine.

Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media
Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media

Referee Mark Nelson's decision to score Tyson a knockdown has drawn criticism from experts. At the same time, a little-known rule that the referee used became known.

Following the fight, the Ukrainian was suspended from boxing for medical reasons. He was hospitalized after the fight. Promoter Oleksandr Krasiuk spoke about the details of the Ukrainian's jaw injury.

Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media
Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media

Later it became known that Usyk could have been arrested in Saudi Arabia after the fight. And the knockdown in the fight was found in an eighteenth-century painting.

Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media
Fury has decided on a rematch with Usyk - media

As reported by OBOZ.UA, Tyson Fury told what he was most pleased with in the fight with Oleksandr Usyk. A new video of the British fighter's knockdown in the fight with the Ukrainian was also published. In England, there is talk that the Gypsy King will end his career after the defeat.

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