Tyson Fury v Oleksandr Usyk undisputed world heavyweight title fight off after Briton sustains cut

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Tyson Fury’s undisputed world heavyweight title fight against Oleksandr Usyk has been postponed after the Briton sustained a “freak” cut in training.

Fury, 35, was cut in sparring at his training camp in Saudi Arabia on Friday in preparation for the bout on 17 February in Riyadh.

The injury needed “urgent medical attention” and “significant stitching”.

In a statement,, external Fury said he was “absolutely devastated”.

Fury is the WBC champion with Ukraine’s Usyk, 36, holding the WBA, WBO and IBF belts.

More to follow.

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