Boxing fans have longed for an undisputed heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.
Those dreams are finally becoming a reality as the pair are set to trade blows in a blockbuster about at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on February 17.
There are solid arguments for both Fury and Usyk to win this fight, but the bookmakers are predicting a victory for the ‘Gypsy King’ if you are here looking for a Tyson Fury bet.
From victories over Deontay Wilder to two all-British showdowns and a controversial win over Francis Ngannou, Fury’s last five fights have been a captivating journey — showcasing resilience and dominance in the heavyweight division.
Let’s look back at the Gypsy King’s last five bouts.
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Deontay Wilder II – February 2020
The saga between Fury and Deontay Wilder reached its second installment in February 2020, with the two heavyweights clashing in Las Vegas.
After a dramatic draw in their first encounter in Los Angeles, which enraged many boxing fans as they felt the Gypsy King had done enough to win, Fury left nothing to chance in the rematch.
Demonstrating superior boxing skills and strategic brilliance, the Gypsy King outclassed Wilder — securing a seventh-round TKO victory.
The win avenged the contentious draw and marked a defining moment in Fury's career as he won the WBC belt and the vacant ‘The Ring’ heavyweight title.
Deontay Wilder III – October 2021
Fury again emerged victorious in a historic trilogy with ‘The Bronze Bomber’ back in Las Vegas in October 2021.
The highly anticipated rubber match saw both fighters engage in fierce exchanges, with Fury claiming a sensational 11th-round knockout.
The trilogy concluded with Fury solidifying his dominance over Wilder, firmly establishing himself as the premier force in the heavyweight division.
Dillian Whyte – April 2022
Fury's journey continued in April 2022 as he faced British foe Dillian Whyte.
The about, surrounded by intense build-up and rivalry, showcased Fury's technical mastery and strategic insight.
In a clinical performance, the Gypsy King won by TKO in the sixth round — settling the score in the British heavyweight scene and further reinforcing his status as the top contender in the division.
Derek Chisora III – December 2022
December 2022 witnessed Fury stepping back into the squared circle with familiar opponent Derek Chisora.
Having previously defeated Chisora in 2011 and 2014, the Gypsy King was the overwhelming favorite ahead of their third about at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with those who bet on boxing.
Fury exhibited superior boxing skills and ring intelligence, ultimately securing a victory over Chisora via a 10th-round stoppage.
Francis Ngannou – October 2023
In a groundbreaking cross-sport spectacle, Fury faced former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou in October 2023.
The about in Saudi Arabia ended in controversy as Fury secured a contentious split decision victory.
Ngannou appeared to have sent shockwaves through combat sports as he knocked Fury down in the third round, but the Gypsy King won 95-96, 96-93, and 95-94 on the scorecards.