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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk live results: Updates, highlights, odds as heavyweights vie for undisputed title

The highly anticipated heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will take place on Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

John Fury, Tyson’s father, added some drama by headbutting a member of Usyk’s entourage, cutting his forehead in the process. This incident shows how intense the preparation for the clash between two undefeated champions was. This should be an exciting showdown for all the heavyweight titles.

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Tyson Fury, despite being a heavy favorite, narrowly escaped defeat in his last fight against former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, raising questions about his current form. Ngannou’s subsequent poor performance against Anthony Joshua has cast further doubt on Fury’s recent performance, suggesting he may have underestimated his opponent. This makes Fury’s next fight with Usyk even more intriguing, as it will reveal whether his struggles were one-offs or indicative of a decline.

Usyk, known for his technical prowess and consistent performance, has continued his climb to heavyweight supremacy. Initially considered an underdog, the odds have now evened out, reflecting Fury’s uncertain position.

The fight promises unpredictability, highlighted by John Fury’s explosion, paving the way for a competition where anything can happen. This uncertainty fuels the excitement and anticipation surrounding this epic heavyweight battle.

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Live47 updates

  • Breidis hasn’t fought in two years, but he can’t seem to give up his old (dirty) habits. He punched the back of Opetaia’s head as the referee broke up a clinch.

  • We’ve reached the co-main event: a rematch between Jai Opetaia and Mairis Briedis for the vacant IBF cruiserweight title. Opetaia is 24-0, including a unanimous decision victory over Briedis in July 2022.

  • In his post-fight interview, Anthony Cacace says he would welcome the rematch against Joe Cordina.

  • RESULT: Anthony Cacace def. Joe Cordina via TKO at 0:39 of R8

    New IBF super featherweight champion Anthony Cacace pulls off major upset over Joe Cordina

  • Cacace pulls off the upset as the referee finally steps in to stop the fight after Cacace brutally beat Cordina in the eighth round.

  • Now, Cacace mostly has his way with Cordina, who shows no defense. Cacace can end it and probably with an uppercut.

  • Cacace and Cordina are at war! What a fight so far for the IBF super featherweight title. Both fighters are happy to stay in the pocket and take blow for blow.

  • Cordina recovers and arrives at the end of Round 4. He actually landed some good combos on Cacace who could have tired with the late burst of the previous round.

  • Cordina somehow survives the round. Cacace was at +400 before the fight, so it would be a huge upset if he somehow finishes what he started in the third round.

  • DOWN GOES CORDINA! WOW ! He’s back but there are 30 seconds left in the third round.

  • The next fight is a world title fight featuring IBF super featherweight champion Joe Cordina defending his belt against Anthony Cacace.

  • RESULT: Agit Kabayel def. Frank Sanchez by KO at 2:33 of R7

    Kabayel improves to 25-0 while handing Sanchez the first defeat of his career.

  • And another body shot takes down Sanchez, who doesn’t get up a second time. Kabayel takes the huge victory and remains undefeated! Great performance from the great German.

Heavyweight: Oleksandr Usyk (c) +115 vs. Tyson Fury (c) -115
Cruiserweight: Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis
Super Featherweight: Anthony Cacace def. Joe Cordina via TKO at 0:39 of R8
Heavyweight: Agit Kabayel def. Frank Sanchez by KO at 2:33 of R7
Heavyweight: Moses Itauma def. Ilja Mezencev by TKO at 0:50 of R2
Lightweight: Mark Chamberlain def. Joshua Oluwaseun Wahab by TKO at 2:42 of R1
Light heavyweight: Robin Sirwan Safar def. Sergei Kovalev by unanimous decision 97-92, 99-90, 95-94
Cruiserweight: David Nyika def. Michael Seitz by TKO at 2:45 of R4



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