Fury And Usyk Separated At Weigh-In

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk weighed in for their Undisputed Heavyweight Clash on May 18.

History is on the line for both fighters. The winner becomes the first Undisputed Heavyweight Champion since Lennox Lewis defeated Evander Holyfield in the rematch in 1999. Fury puts his WBC belt on the line, knowing a win makes him undisputed for the first time in his career. Usyk has already been undisputed at cruiserweight.

He defends his WBA, WBO and IBF belts. A victory makes him undisputed in two weight classes alongside Terence Crawford and Naoya InoueBoth fighters lived up to the pre-fight narrative about the weight. Fury came in heavier than Usyk at 262 pounds, as was expected.

However, he weighed considerably less than the Francis Ngannou fight where he was 277 pounds. As for Usyk, the Ukrainian came in heavier than his last fight against Daniel Dubois where he was 220.9 pounds, touching the scales at 223.5 pounds. As both men faced off, Fury pushed Usyk. 

Weigh-In

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Tyson Fury (262) vs. Oleksandr Usyk (223.5) — Heavyweight

Jai Opetaia (198.1) vs. Mairis Briedis (199.1) — Cruiserweight

Joe Cordina (130) vs. Anthony Cacace (129) — Super Featherweight

Frank Sanchez (238.5) vs. Agit Kabayel (238.5) — Heavyweight

Moses Itauma (239.1) vs. Ilija Mezencev (232.1) — Heavyweight

Mark Chamberlain (134.2) vs. Joshua Wahab (132.1) — Lightweight

Sergey Kovalev (194.2) vs. Robin Sirawn Safar (194.1) — Light Heavyweight

David Nyika (198.1) vs. Michael Seitz (198.5) — Cruiserweight

Daniel Lapin (174.7) vs. Octavio Pudivtr (173.7) — Light Heavyweight

Isaac Lowe (125.5) vs. Hasibullah Ahmadi (127.7)* — Featherweight (Ahmadi missed weight by 1.7 pounds)

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