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The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

Maksym InshakovNews
The head of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment published a message on social networks

Turki Al Al-Sheikh, the head of the Saudi Arabian General Authority for Entertainment, has made an official statement regarding the cancellation of the fight between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury. The organizers will not look for a new opponent for the Ukrainian and will return tickets to all fans. The fight itself will not take place on February 17 and will be rescheduled for a later date.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

Turks Al al-Sheikh clarified that the situation with the recovery time will be clear after doctors examine the British fighter's injury.

"At this stage, all stakeholders, including ours, will work together diligently to decide on a new fight date as soon as possible. We will publish regular updates to keep everyone up to date with the latest developments," Sheikh wrote on social network X (formerly Twitter).

As reported by OBOZ.UA, WBC titleholder Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) was injured on February 2 while preparing for a fight against WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs). The fight was officially postponed.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

Tyson stated, apologizing for the disruption of the fight, and also showing a video of the moment of injury.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

Usyk's team was cautious in commenting on the situation with the fight being canceled.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

Earlier, the media reported on who could replace Tyson Fury in the fight with Usyk on February 17.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

The legendary Lennox Lewis, who is the last absolute heavyweight champion of the world today, has already reacted to the megafight failure. According to the 58-year-old boxer, Tyson will need about 3 months to recover.

The organizers of the Usyk-Fury fight made an official statement, closing the issue of a new opponent for the Ukrainian

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