“Imagine My Shock”: Boxing World Mourns the “Sad” Demise of Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk

Published 03/22/2023, 3:54 AM EDT

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Despite all the propositions and agreements, in a sad announcement, the potential bout between Oleksandr Usky and Tyson Fury set for April 29th at Wembley has unfortunately collapsed as per Steve Kim. Recently, the Ukrainian boxer, exciting the community of boxing, agreed to Tyson Fury’s “greedy-belly” 70/30 split. In the meantime, it was also reported that Fury started filming a promo for his fight against Usyk. However, the ship ultimately sunk for Fury and Usyk.

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While Teddy Atlas believed Usyk would be Fury’s last fight in pro boxing, ESPN has informed that “talks have collapsed for the undisputed heavyweight championship bout planned for April 29 at London’s Wembley”. The news has left boxing fans utterly disappointed as a significant part of them strongly believed in witnessing Fury vs. Usyk.

Shocking! The boxing world struggles to digest the cancellation of Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk

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ESPN Ringside broke the news via a tweet. In a disappointing declaration, they stated, “Sources from the camps of both Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk tell @MikeCoppinger that talks have collapsed for the undisputed heavyweight championship bout planned for April 29 at London’s Wembley Stadium and that Usyk has left training camp. First reported by Steve Kim“.

Following the breakout of the news, a user named @_ydksab said that Fury is probably looking for a 4th fight with the aged Derek Chisora in the ring. They called Fury an “absolute fraud of a fighter” and spoke about him retiring.

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Meanwhile, a user named OG MOOSE expressed little surprise at the cancellation of Fury vs. Usyk. “We all knew Fury would back off once Usyk called his bluff“, they added by saying.

However, @itsMAVRK said, “Imagine my shock 😱“.

Meanwhile, @KhojoUnreal explained how they had lost all respect for Tyson Fury.

@Glyphh said, “It’s sad that these big fights could never be done :(“

 

Lastly, a user named @rosenrosennn called Fury “The 🦆 King”.

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What is your reaction to the unfortunate cancellation of Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk? Who do you think Fury will fight next in boxing? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a postgraduate student of English literature. A diligent journalist; he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.
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