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The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing

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Suleiman spoke about the rematch between Usyk and Fury

World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Sulaiman insists that the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 11 KOs) and Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs) should be judged by six people, not three, as is customary. According to the official, this will allow to determine the winner of the fight more accurately.

Suleiman said this when answering questions from journalists, Mirror reports. According to him, the first confrontation between Usyk and Fury, where everything was decided in one round, demonstrated the disadvantages of the current system of scoring on judges' cards. The WBC head called on promoters and organizations to revise the boxing rules.

The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing
The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing

"It was an even fight. But if Judge Metcalfe had given the 11th round to Usyk instead of Fury, it would have been a unanimous decision in favor of Usyk. And if Judge Fitzgerald had given that round to Fury, he would have won the fight. You can see how equal the fight was. The judges' notes caused a discussion, but I believe that Usyk's victory by split decision is more than fair and acceptable. But our position is to always have the best opportunity to avoid disagreements, and that's why we need six judges," Suleiman said.

The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing
The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing

Before that, Oleksandr announced his radical plan to continue his career after the rematch with Tyson. Saudi Arabia has already officially announced the date of the second fight between Usyk and Fury. The boxers' rematch fees were also announced.

Prior to 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 and Tyson's fights fabricated.

The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing
The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing

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

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

The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing
The rematch between Usyk and Fury may change the rules of boxing

As reported by OBOZ.UA, artificial intelligence has made a forecast for the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury. It also revealed the reason for the Ukrainian's suspension from boxing. In addition, the first bookmaker's forecast for the second fight between Usyk and Fury appeared.

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