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Usyk vs. Fury 2 will take place in December. Photo via Instagram (@tysonfury)

The rivalry between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury will continue later this year.

Saudi Arabia’s Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority just announced that the two heavyweights will clash again on December 21 during Riyadh Season.

“The rematch between the Undisputed Champion Oleksandr Usyk and the Champion Tyson Fury is now scheduled on the 21 of December 2024 during Riyadh Season. The world will watch another historical fight again. Our commitment to boxing fans continues. We hope you enjoy it,”

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Usyk vs. Fury 2 will be highly anticipated

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk were first meant to clash on February 17 but the Englishman was forced out following a bad cut sustained in sparring just two weeks prior to the fight.

Instead the two heavyweight rivals put on a 12-round instant classic on May 18, with Usyk becoming the historic first unified heavyweight champion in the four-belt era.

The fight was one of the best heavyweight title bouts in a long time and fans all over the world will look forward to the rematch in December.

“I’m not boxing because I have now money, I do it because I love it. I’m 36 in a few months and I’ve been boxing since I was a child,” Fury said at his post-fight news conference.

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