The heavyweight boxing title unifier between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk has been pushed support within the wake of Fury’s shut to-upset loss to Francis Ngannou, in maintaining with a brand novel file.
Citing sources with info of the shift, ESPN.com reported Fury vs. Usyk will plan shut station in February at a to-be-announced date. The heavyweight title battle before all the pieces used to be focused for Dec. 23.
Fury announced the battle with Usyk quite loads of weeks prior to his meeting with Ngannou, which he escaped with a nick up decision after going 10 rounds with the ex-UFC champ. U.s.a. sat ringside on the tournament in Saudi Arabia and pumped up the group when cameras nick to him.
Fury used to be knocked down by Ngannou within the third spherical of the competition, producing basically the most memorable 2d of the battle. He also sustained a nick on his foreheadthat likely pushed support his timeline for combating again.
Ngannou believes he used to be robbed by judges this past Saturday at known as for an instantaneous rematch with Fury. Nonetheless the U.Good sufficient. boxing essential person as an alternative seemed forward to his long-awaited battle with U.s.a., which used to be focused to plan shut station in April in London sooner than negotiations fizzled.
Fury, the WBC champion, will place his belt on the line against Usyk, the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring titleholder.