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Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

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Alalshikh announces the date of Usyk and Fury's rematch

The rematch of Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) and Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) after the first fight on May 18 will take place in mid-October. This is the plan of the organizers of the grand sports shows from Saudi Arabia and will open the new Riyadh Season.

This was stated in an interview with ESPN by the head of the country's General Directorate of Entertainment, Turki Alalshih. According to him, the second confrontation between Usyk and Fury should take place on October 12 or 13. The official noted that he was looking forward to the fight between the Ukrainian and the British.

Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch
Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

"On May 18, my most anticipated one will take place. The pearl of my efforts. History will remember this fight. When I started organizing boxing fights, all the promoters were competing with each other. Now we have managed to make them all work together," said the Arabian.

Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

The week before last, the broadcaster of the Usyk-Fury fight in Ukraine was announced and the cost of the show was determined. Former world champion Andy Ruiz (35-2, 22 KOs) made his prediction for the fight. Jordan Thompson (15-1, 12 KOs), the sparring partner of the two rivals, also shared his expectations for the duel.

Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch
Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

Tyson himself has already confirmed that he has no intention of refusing to fight #2 against the Ukrainian. Oleksandr's team also named a boxer who will replace the Briton if he refuses to enter the ring on May 18.

Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

Former two-time world champion Joshua has once again made a prediction for the fight between Usyk and Fury. In addition, the fight was evaluated by the Ukrainian's former rival Tony Bellew.

Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch
Saudi Arabia announces date for Usyk-Fury rematch

As reported by OBOZ.UA, Oleksandr Usyk's manager Egis Klimas categorically answered the question about the disruption of the fight with Tyson Fury on May 18. Also, the Pope's reaction to the fight between the Ukrainian and the Briton became known.

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