Riyadh’s Historic ‘Ring Of Fire’ Showdown Draws Notable Figures And Celebrities

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Yasmine Sabri, Anthony Joshua, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and Turki Al Shik​​h were among the prominent celebrities and personalities who graced the iconic ‘Ring of Fire’ showdown between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury on Saturday.

Riyadh's Historic 'Ring Of Fire' Showdown Draws Notable Figures And Celebrities

The battle was absolutely thrilling and had everyone on the edge of their seats

Riyadh's Historic 'Ring Of Fire' Showdown Draws Notable Figures And Celebrities

In a thrilling battle, Oleksandr Usyk secured a historic victory over Tyson Fury by split decision, becoming the world’s first undisputed heavyweight champion in 25 years, marking an unprecedented achievement in boxing’s four-belt era.

Fury, the early aggressor, found himself gradually overtaken by the relentless Usyk, surviving a near knockdown in the ninth round before succumbing to his first career defeat.

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Usyk’s historic win propels him among boxing legends

Riyadh's Historic 'Ring Of Fire' Showdown Draws Notable Figures And Celebrities

Usyk’s victory propels him into the ranks of boxing legends like Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, and Mike Tyson as the undisputed heavyweight champion, the first since the recognition of four major belts in the 2000s.

The stage is now set for a potential rematch in October, promising another thrilling twist in this epic saga.

Many sports legends were in attendance to witness this iconic win

The clash, watched by legends like Wladimir Klitschko and sports stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, unfolded in Riyadh’s newly built, 22,000-capacity Kingdom Arena, adding to the grandeur of the event.

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Both fighters entered the ring with distinct styles and backgrounds, setting the stage for a clash of pedigrees and approaches to the sport.

Fury, known for his tumultuous career, faced off against the consistent and rising Usyk, whose journey from amateur accolades to heavyweight dominance has been marked by remarkable consistency and success.

As Usyk celebrates his historic win, the boxing world eagerly anticipates what the future holds for this new undisputed heavyweight champion.

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