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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk fight date, time, odds, undercard & more for 2024 heavyweight boxing fight

Tyson Fury has held a firm grip on boxing’s heavyweight division for years. He faces a former cruiserweight king ready to take over in Oleksandr Usyk on February 17. The fight in Saudi Arabia to determine the undisputed heavyweight champion airs on ESPN+ PPV in the U.S.

Fury is a 2008 English National Championships gold medalist. A former English, European, and British heavyweight champion, Fury beat Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 to become the unified heavyweight champion. He relinquished the belts due to mental health issues and drug and alcohol abuse. Competing in a trilogy against Deontay Wilder, The Gypsy King” beat Wilder in 2020 to become WBC heavyweight champion.

Briefly retiring in early 2022, Fury returned to action, beating Derek Chisora. After several social media posts calling out Usyk, Anthony Joshua and others, Fury competed in October, facing former MMA champion Francis Ngannou. He beat “The Predator” but was dropped by Ngannou in round three, succumbing to enough damage to delay the Usyk fight from December to February. 

A 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Usyk made his pro debut in 2013. The Ukrainian won the WBO cruiserweight title in 2016 and never looked back. In the 2017-18 World Boxing Super Series tournament, he beat Mairis Briedis for the WBC cruiserweight title and Murat Gassiev in the finals for the WBA, IBF, and Ring championships.

WATCH: Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk, exclusively on ESPN+

Usyk moved up to heavyweight in 2019 and beat Anthony Joshua via unanimous decision in September 2021 to become the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight champion, winning the Ring belt in a rematch in 2022. His last contest was a controversial win against Daniel Dubois in August to retain the belts.

Over the past few years, fight fans have hoped Fury, Wilder, and Joshua would fight one another. Following delays, losses, and drama, there’s an alternate path to determine who holds all the gold at heavyweight. Who will be crowned the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis beat Evander Holyfield in 1999?

The Sporting News will provide all you need to know about Fury vs. Usyk, from time, channel, price, odds, card, and more. 

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk fight date, time

The fight card begins at 2 p.m. ET on February 17. Here’s how that translates to different timezones globally: 

Region Date Main Card Start Time Main Event Ring Walks (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Saturday, February 17 2 p.m. ET 5:30 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Saturday, February 17 11 a.m. PT 2:30 p.m. PT
UK and Ireland Saturday, February 17 7 p.m. GMT 10:30 p.m. GMT
Australia Sunday, February 18 6 a.m. AEDT

9:30 a.m. AEDT

Saudi Arabia Saturday, February 17 10 p.m. AST 1 a.m. AST

Where is Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk?

Fury vs. Usyk is in Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new stadium can hold up to 30,000 to 40,000 people.

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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk TV channel, live stream

In the U.S., Fury vs. Usyk is available on ESPN+ PPV. It is available via TNT Sports Box Office in the U.K. 

Region TV channel Live streaming
United States ESPN+ PPV
Canada TSN+
UK and Ireland TNT Sports Box Office
Australia TBA

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk PPV price

  • PPV price on ESPN+: TBD
  • PPV price on TNT Sports PPV: TBD 

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WATCH: Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk, exclusively on ESPN+

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk undercard

  • Tyson Fury (c) vs. Oleksandr Usyk (c) for the IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO, and The Ring heavyweight titles
  • Joe Cordina (c) vs. Anthony Cacace for the IBF super featherweight title
  • Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis for the IBF cruiserweight title
  • Sergey Kovalev vs. Robin Sirwan Safar; Cruiserweights
  • Isaac Lowe vs. Hasibullah Ahmadi; Featherweights
  • Moses Itauma vs. Ilja Mezencev; Heavyweights

Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk betting odds

Per Bet MGM, Tyson Fury is the -125 favorite, while Oleksandr Usyk is the +110 underdog. 

Tyson Fury record and bio

  • Nationality: British
  • Born: August 12, 1988
  • Height: 6-9
  • Reach: 85 inches
  • Total fights: 35
  • Record: 34-0-1 with 24 wins via knockout

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Oleksandr Usyk record, bio

  • Nationality: Ukrainian
  • Born: January 17, 1987
  • Height: 6-3
  • Reach: 78 inches
  • Total fights: 21
  • Record: 21-0 with 14 wins via knockout
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