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Usyk-Fury fight postponed following Fury’s injury

Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury were to fight on February 17
Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury were to fight on February 17

The much-anticipated match between boxing heavyweights Tyson Fury and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk, initially set for Feb. 17, has been postponed indefinitely after the UK boxer was injured.

According to Boxing Scene media outlet, Fury's injury occurred during a sparring session.

Read also: ‘I am in his head’ – Usyk comments on the mind games Tyson Fury plays ahead of monster Feb. 17 bout

A photo released by journalist Michael Benson on Twitter shows the boxer with a significant eyebrow cut requiring stitches.

World heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, holding titles from the WBA, WBO, and IBF, was supposed to challenge Tyson for his WBC title in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Feb. 17.

Read also: Physical readiness key factor in upcoming Usyk-Fury fight, Ukrainian super-heavyweight says

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