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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers

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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers


Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers

On Saturday, May 18, Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) will collide for the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This monster clash will be available on a variety of platforms on PPV, including DAZN, Sky Sports, TNT Sports and “The Gypsy King” has recently spoken on the magnitude of the fight.

The undisputed heavyweight title fight – was originally set for February 17 but was postponed due to a nasty cut sustained by Fury in sparring. The British fighter will need to improve on his last fight, where he barely got by Francis Ngannou. Usyk overcame some difficult moments in his previous bout – before stopping Daniel Dubois on August 26, 2023.

This is the fight we’ve all been waiting for, and Big Fight Weekend are bringing you a breakdown of the fight by numbers.

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk Fight by Numbers

Build Up to Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk Fight by Numbers

4683: (On May 18) days since Fury defeated Derek Chisora by unanimous decision at Wembley Arena in London, with the judges scorecards reading 117–112, 117–112, and 118–111.

2,419,200: (On May 18) minutes since Usyk made his heavyweight debut, defeating Chazz Witherspoon, with the American fighter retiring on his stool after round seven.

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31-4: The amateur record of “The Gypsy King.”

614: (On May 18) weeks since the Ukrainian won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the heavyweight division against Clemente Russo 14-11.

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136: (On May 18) weeks since Fury defeated Wilder in their third fight, with “The Gypsy King” describing that bout as This [Fury-]Wilder IIII think that it was the best heavyweight fight that there has been.” 

335−15: The amateur record of Usyk.

Ring of Fire Full Fight Card

  • Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk: For the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO heavyweight titles
  • Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis; For the vacant IBF cruiserweight title
  • Joe Cordina vs. Anthony Cacace; For the Cordina’s IBF super featherweight title
  • Frank Sanchez vs. Agit Kabayel; Heavyweight
  • Moses Itauma vs. Ilija Mezencev; Heavyweight
  • Mark Chamberlain vs. Joshua Wahab; Lightweight
  • Sergey Kovalev vs. Robin Sirawn Safar; Light heavyweight
  • Daniel Lapin vs. Octavio Pudivtr; Light heavyweight
  • David Nyika vs. Michael Seitz; Cruiserweight
  • Isaac Lowe vs. Hasibullah Ahmadi; Featherweight

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