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Why is the “Ring of Fire” fight considered the most significant in the world of boxing?

Why is the “Ring of Fire” fight considered the most significant in the world of boxing?

May 14, 2024

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he significance of the upcoming fight on Saturday at “Ring of Fire” in “Kingdom Arena” between British boxer Tyson Fury and Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk lies in determining the winner as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, holding all four major world championship belts. Additionally, the victor will maintain an undefeated record, further solidifying their status as a dominant force in the sport of boxing.

For a quarter of a century, there hasn’t been an undisputed heavyweight champion, as the last time this title was held was in 1999. At that time, the titleholder possessed only three of the major belts, which were the WBC, WBA, and IBF. Therefore, for the first time, there will be an undisputed champion in the era of the four major belts, with the addition of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) belt.

The audience will be eagerly awaiting Saturday night to see who will emerge victorious in the most significant match ever. Will it be the British heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, known as the ” world heavyweight champion of the WBC,” who holds the title of the “Baddest Man on the Planet” and has achieved remarkable success in the same venue? Or will it be the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, who has an undefeated record with notable victories, including winning the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics?

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