Usyk beats Fury to become undisputed heavyweight champion

Usyk beats Fury to become undisputed heavyweight champion

Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk has defeated the UK's Tyson Fury in a 12-round fight to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion.

According to Ukrinform, the Ukrainian unified the titles and became the first undisputed world heavyweight champion in the era of four main belts.

The bout lasted 12 rounds, with Usyk winning by a split decision of 115-112, 113-114, 114-113.

The Ukrainian knocked down the Briton in the ninth round.

The boxers' contract contains a rematch clause. The rematch is scheduled for October 12-13 in Riyadh.

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