Usyk vs. Fury: Results of the Grand Boxing Night in Saudi Arabia LIVE

Boxing News 18 may 2024, 19:52
Liam Carter Dailysports's expert Liam Carter
Usyk vs. Fury: Results of the Grand Boxing Night in Saudi Arabia LIVE Photo: DAZN

On Saturday, May 18, in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, a major boxing event take place, featuring the highly anticipated bout for the undisputed heavyweight championship between Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk and Briton Tyson Fury.

The main event will start no earlier than 23:00 Central European Time. Dailysports has prepared the full fight card for you in Riyadh. The results of the bouts will be updated online.

Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KO) - Tyson Fury (35-1-1, 24 KO). The main fight of the evening included all 12 rounds, during which the audience saw one knockdown: only the ropes saved Fury from falling into the ring. The judges awarded the victory to Usyk, who became the first absolute world heavyweight champion in 25 years - 115:112, 113:114, 114:113.

Jay Opetaia (25-0, 19 KOs) - Mairis Briedis (28-3, 20 KOs). The boxers went the distance of all 12 rounds. Opetaia emerged victorious by the decision of the judges - 116-112, 116-112, 117-111.

Anthony Cacace (22-1, 7 KOs) vs. Joe Cordina (17-1, 9 KOs). Cacace became the IBF champion in the super featherweight division, securing an unexpected victory by technical knockout and halting his opponent's winning streak.

Agit Kabayel (25-0, 17 KOs) vs. Frank Sanchez (24-0, 17 KOs). In the seventh round, the Cuban first went down after a body shot, and then, after taking another hit to the torso, was unable to continue the fight.

Moses Itauma (9-0, 7 KOs) vs. Ilya Mezentsev (24-4, 20 KOs). In the second round, the Briton caught his opponent with a right hook to the head, sending him to the canvas. Mezentsev struggled to get up, but the referee decided to stop the fight.

Robin Safar (17-0, 12 KOs) vs. Sergey Kovalev (35-5-1, 29 KOs). The Russian was in a heavy knockdown in the final seconds of the fight, but he rose and was essentially saved by the final bell. Nevertheless, Safar secured a victory by unanimous decision: 99-90, 97-92, and 95-94.

Mark Chamberlain (15-0, 11 KOs) vs. Joshua Oluwaseun (23-1, 16 KOs). The Briton achieved an easy victory in the first round, initially sending his opponent to the canvas and then finishing him with a flurry of punches against the ropes.

Isaac Lowe (25-2-3, 8 KOs) defeated Hasibullah Ahmadi (16-2, 5 KOs) by unanimous decision (PTS 10). The referee's scorecard read 97-92 in favor of Lowe.

Daniel Lapin (9-0, 3 KOs) won by KO in the 1st round against Octavio Pudivitr (78.8 kg). In the opening round, Lapin delivered several powerful blows that knocked down his opponent. Before the referee's count concluded, Pudivitr couldn't rise.

David Nyika (8-0, 7 KOs) secured another early victory by TKO in the 4th round against Michael Zaitz (12-0, 10 KOs). Nyika scored a knockdown against Zaitz during the 4th round, and Michael was unable to continue the bout.

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