Athletistic / Boxing. Former absolute world champion in junior welterweight, Russian Konstantin Tszyu, spoke about the results of the fight for the title of absolute world champion in heavyweight between Ukrainian Alexander Usik and Briton Tyson Fury. The fight took place on the night of May 19 in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and ended with Usik’s victory by split decision.

“I’m sure Fury’s self-confidence let him down. Tyson is bold, but in boxing you need boldness, of course there will be a rematch, but there will probably be the same scenario as this time”, Metaratings. .ru quotes Tszyu’s words.

Alexander Usik now owns six world heavyweight boxing championship belts: four major – WBC, WBA, WBA and IBF) and two minor – IBO and the Ring). The Ukrainian became the first absolute heavyweight world champion of the 21st century.

The rematch between Usik and Fury could take place in October-November 2024.