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Fury, Usyk sign contracts for an undisputed heavyweight title fight

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Tyson Fury was twice knocked down by Deontay Wilder but he still went to win the fight

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk have agreed to a battle for the undisputed heavyweight title in Saudi Arabia.

In October, Fury will face former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, and his following fight will be against Usyk to unify the WBC, IBF, WBO, and WBA heavyweight championships.

The bout is said to take place in Saudi Arabia, but no date has yet been confirmed.

According to reports, the fight could happen on either December 23 or in January next year.

The Gipsy King had earlier stated that he saw no benefit in taking on Usyk to unify the titles.

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He said, “I am not interested in fighting Usyk. He’s a little Ukrainian dosser. That’s all he is to me. I have no interest in unifying the division.

“All that stuff about unifying and whatever, it really doesn’t mean anything to me. I am looking for the biggest payday. Most of the time, Usyk doesn’t cut it.”

Fury has held the WBC heavyweight title since 2020.

Usyk, on the other hand, defeated Anthony Joshua, and he currently holds the IBF, WBO, and WBA titles after seeing off Daniel Dubois in August.

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