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It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned

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Usyk defeated Fury

The May 18 fight between Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) and Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs) for the title of absolute world heavyweight champion raised $50 million in pay-per-view sales. Most of the purchases for the fight were made in the UK.

This was reported by ESPN. According to the American TV channel, 1.5 million broadcasts were purchased, which is one of the record figures in history. The organizers of the fight from Saudi Arabia received $40 million from sponsorship agreements and another three million from ticket sales.

It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned
It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned

Before that, Oleksandr announced his radical plan to continue his career after the rematch with Tyson. The Ukrainian also named the most difficult moment of the fight with the Briton. In addition, our boxer spoke frankly about his opponent.

Saudi Arabia has already officially announced the date of the second fight between Usyk and Fury. The boxers' rematch fees have been announced. It is expected that the boxing rules will be changed in the second fight.

It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned
It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned

Before that, New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker (35-3, 23 KOs) dispelled the main myth about the Ukrainian's weakness. And Russian Oleg Taktarov called the results of Oleksandr's and Tyson's fights fabricated.

Promoter Bob Arum noted that he does not consider the Ukrainian to be the strongest boxer in the world. There was also an unexpected twist in the rematch between Usyk and Fury. It happened after Croatian Filip Hrgovic (17-1, 14 KOs) lost to British Daniel Dubois (21-2, 20 KOs).

It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has made a new statement regarding the stripping of the Ukrainian boxer of his world title.

It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned
It became known how much the Usyk – Fury fight earned

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