On November 16th in London, the bout between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk for the title of the undisputed world champion in the heavyweight division was officially announced. Before the official press conference, Alexander met with his former opponent, British boxer Tony Bellew. They squared off in 2018, precisely for the undisputed champion title, but in the cruiserweight division. Usyk secured victory with a knockout in the 8th round.
On stage, just before the staredown, iconic actor Sylvester Stallone, best known for his role in the "Rocky" film series, made an appearance. A video of Usyk and Stallone taking a selfie before the intense face-off quickly went viral. Here's the exclusive selfie for you.
The showdown between Usyk and Fury is scheduled for February 17th in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The titles at stake include WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO in the heavyweight division.