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Why Fury vs Usyk is a Monumental Bout

Boxing has experienced a whole new life in the 21st century. With superstar fighters like Manny Pacquiao, Tyson Fury, Floyd Mayweather, and Oleksandr Usyk, the sport is getting a lot more attention than it was a few years ago. Of course, the influencer boxing phenomenon has also had some incredible effects on its popularity.

It is no wonder then, that the recent excitement about the upcoming Fury vs. Usyk match has caused quite a stir on social media, and in boxing circles. But, new fans of boxing might be wondering, what makes this fight so exciting? Why are so many boxing enthusiasts waiting with baited breath to see Usyk face off against Tyson?

Betting Opportunities

The first reason is that this fight has brought quite a lot of betting opportunities. Usually, sports competitions have a clear favorite and an underdog. With Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk, the odds makers are quite divided. Some believe that Fury will show why he is the champ. Others believe that Usyk will claim the title as his own.

This divide has led to a lot of odds makers setting up 1:1 odds, meaning that both fighters have an equal chance of winning the bout. Indeed, most bookies have placed the highest chance on a draw. In doing so, they’ve opened up the possibility of

Betting on boxing is growing a lot more popular, and plenty of newbies are going over their favorite sportsbook review, to make sure that a bookie is safe and reputable. With this upcoming match, we are certain that online betting shops will see a lot more traffic, at least in the boxing section.


One of the big reasons why this fight is so exciting is because of the anticipation. For those who are unaware, this Fury vs Usyk fight was scheduled to take place earlier in the year. Fans were on the edge of their seats, patiently waiting for two of the best fighters today to go toe-to-toe. However, Fury suffered a freak injury, which forced the organizers to post-pone the fight.

Two weeks before the match was scheduled to take place, Tyson Fury suffered a “deep cut,” which led to the fight’s postponement. Needless to say, fans, punters, Usyk, and even Fury himself were disappointed. But, it seems that Fury has healed from his injury and is ready to step back into the ring. Making this upcoming fight one of the most anticipated matches of 2024.

Two Legends

The final reason is also the simplest. These are two of the best boxers of the 21st century, and two modern-day legends. Usyk has held several titles since he began boxing in the professionals, including the unified heavyweight titles (since 2021) and the Ring magazine title (since 2022).
On the other hand, Fury has held the WBC heavyweight title (since 2020) and the International Boxing Organization title twice, between 2015 and 2022. Both of these men are some of the most noteworthy athletes today, and their popularity in the ring has been well-earned.