The Undisputed Champion: Tyson defeated by Usyk, after 16 years

The match for the undisputed champion between the two heavy weight boxer scheduled for today, has come in the favour of Oleksandr Usyk.Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk clashed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the first four-belt undisputed heavyweight bout.

The Ukrainian boxer who defeated Anthony Joshua back-to-back in 2022 to become the world heavyweight champion wrote his name in history as he became the first boxing’s four-belt undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

The British heavyweight boxer, Tyson Fury has also insisted that he won the majority of the rounds as Ukrainian heavyweight boxer, Oleksandr Usyk became the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

During the early stage of the bout, Fury looked like he was going to demolish Usyk as he had a promising start. Unfortunately, the British heavyweight boxer was knocked down by the powerful hand of the Ukrainian in the 9th round.

The duo have exhausted the 12 rounds in the bout without a knockout, hence, they had to depend on the judgement of the judges. After Usyk was declared the winner in a split decision, he broke down in tears for the historic win.
After suffering his first defeat in 16 years of professional boxing, the 35-year-old Fury said: “I believe he won a few of the rounds, but I won the majority.

The first and second judges gave the fight to Usyk by scoring him 115-112 and 114-113, while the third judge scored Fury 114-113. This means Oleksandr Usyk has taken Fury’s WBC title to add to his WBA, WBO and IBF titles.Oleksandr Usyk beat Tyson Fury to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion for nearly a quarter of a century in the early hours of Sunday morning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The unbeaten Ukrainian emerged the victor from a 12-round battle with a bloodied and battered Fury to add the WBC to his WBO, WBA and IBF crowns — the first time in history any heavyweight has held all four titles in the four-belt era.
Usyk, who now moves to a perfect 22-0 for his career, came out ahead via a split decision 115-112, 113-114 and 114-113 on the judges’ scorecards.
“I feel good. A lot of people prayed for me, I love you. I’m very happy,” a jubilant Usyk said surrounded by his team in the ring at the Kingdom Arena.

“I believe I won that fight,” he said. “I believe he won a few rounds but I won more of them. “Make no mistake I won that fight and I’ll be back. We go back to our families and we run it back in October. I’m not going to sit here and cry and make excuses.”

The defeat, a first as a professional for Fury, drops him to 34-1-1. The two now look set for a rematch later in the year — as per the pre-fight contract — with Fury claiming in the immediate aftermath he won the bout.

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