The rematch between Usyk and Fury for the heavyweight belt will be on December 21 in Riyadh

LONDON, May 29. (Mean PA/dpa/EP) –

The rematch between the Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk and the British Tyson Fury for the world heavyweight belt will take place on December 21 in Riyadh, according to the president of the general entertainment authority of Saudi Arabia.

Usyk added Fury’s World Council belt to his Association, Organization and International Federation titles with a split decision victory earlier this month in Riyadh, making him the first undisputed world heavyweight champion. in almost a quarter of a century.

With an immediate rematch clause in both fighters’ contracts, they were expected to meet again in October, but instead a date has been announced for December, again in the capital of Saudi Arabia.

“The rematch between undisputed champion Oleksandr Usyk and champion Tyson Fury is now scheduled for December 21, 2024 during the Riyadh season. The world will once again see another historic fight. Our commitment to boxing fans continues. We hope that Enjoy it,” wrote Turki Alalshikh on his official profile on the social network ‘X’.