Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk: Turki Alalshikh announces rescheduled date with $10 million stipulation

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk were set to face each other this month, but unforeseen circumstances led Turki Alalshikh to reschedule the bout. The much-anticipated clash between these two undefeated boxers was initially slated for February 17.

The boxing battle was aimed to captivate the entire combat sports world, determining the undisputed heavyweight boxing champion. However, it appears fans may now have to wait a little longer.

Turki Alalshikh provides details on the Fury vs. Usyk bout.

As the fight was expected to take place between two heavyweight giants, the war of words had already started to take place. Oleksandr Usyk dared to reveal his plan recently that will make him the winner in this potential bout. Even ex-world champion Antonio Tarver sent his prediction and outcome of this bout.

Following a careless sparring session with his partner, Tyson Fury sustained a severe deep cut above his eyes from an elbow strike. His Excellency Turki Alalshikh insisted on both fighters being in optimal condition for their showdown. In his determination, he imposed a significant condition, particularly for Tyson Fury. Via. News18.

With new dates announced, Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk are scheduled to face each other on May 18th. This marks the final opportunity for both fighters to participate in this high-profile bout. Alalshikh has set a condition that if either fighter opts to withdraw, they will be required to pay $10 million. Additionally, if Oleksandr Usyk decides not to participate, Tyson Fury will face Anthony Joshua. Conversely, if Fury fails to show up, Oleksandr Usyk will have the option to choose his preferred opponent.

Tyson Fury’s team uploaded pictures to prove Fury’s hard work.

Tyson Fury’s team had been working hard after John Fury consistently made statements about his son’s training. John was not happy with the way his son was not taking the fight seriously and was almost facing his first-ever loss against Francis Ngannou earlier in October 2023.

However, Tyson’s team has always made it clear they are not on the right path. They have now revealed their Fury’s current shape to the fans. This time Tyson is looking more muscular than in his typical body shape

The team has focused on increasing lean muscle mass for the 6 ft., 9-inch giant boxer. Improved conditioning and more defined muscles highlight the extensive work done on cardio and strength training this time, likely aiming for a knockout.

What do you think the 3-month delay to the Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk bout is justified?


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