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Tyson Fury Declares Himself Fit and Ready for Showdown with Usyk

Tyson Fury is adamant that the cut which led to the postponement of his highly anticipated bout with Oleksandr Usyk has fully healed, declaring himself ready to defeat the Ukrainian when they finally clash in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 18.

Tyson Fury

The bout, which was originally scheduled for February 17, was delayed after Fury suffered a cut above his right eye during training, requiring 15 stitches. Despite initial concerns about the severity of the injury, Fury insists he is in top shape and prepared to face Usyk.

Fury recently shared a video of himself shadow boxing, showcasing his fitness and readiness for the fight.

"In the game, s**t happens," he told The Stomping Ground. "Worse things have happened at sea. It won’t be the first and it won’t be the last time a fight has been cancelled with an injury. It is what it is."

While the cut initially raised doubts about Fury's ability to spar effectively in preparation for the fight, he remains confident.

"It’s already healed now, actually," he stated. "A cut takes about eight weeks to heal. I had 15 weeks from cut to fight date so plenty of time. I’m not worried about the cut. If the cut opens in the fight, f*** it. So what? I’ve had plenty of cuts before. It’s a fight."

Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, is aware of the challenge Usyk presents. "Usyk will be the most elusive opponent he has faced," the report notes, emphasizing the importance of quality sparring in his preparation.

Despite the setback, Fury is focused and optimistic.

"I think I’ll take him out in seven rounds," he confidently predicted, highlighting his determination to secure victory over Usyk.


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