Bring in customers with the huge Fury v Usyk fight

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Fight on: the bout between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk is the most 'highly anticipated' for a quarter of a century
Fight on: the bout between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk is the most 'highly anticipated' for a quarter of a century

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The boxing bout all fans having been waiting for takes place on Saturday 17 February – and pub licensees can virtually put their customers in the front row with a full undercard on offer too.

The undisputed World Heavyweight Championship fight between the WBC champion Tyson Fury and unified champion Oleksandr Usyk will happen in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and UK on-trade venues can buy it exclusively from TNT Sports Box Office.

Leading presenter Laura Woods will be at the helm of the presentation alongside a renowned line-up of boxing experts, including Carl Frampton, Richie Woodhall and Steve Bunce to introduce the fight night as part of Riyadh Season of boxing.

Fury v Usyk, which is being titled ‘Ring of Fire’, will feature two further world championship fights at the Kingdom Arena, in Riyadh.

Strong undercard

Australian cruiserweight sensation Jai Opetaia will face previous ruler of the division and champion of the World Boxing Super Series, Mairis Briedis (28 wins and 2 losses, including 20 knockouts) for the IBF world title in a world championship rematch.

The undefeated IBF Super Featherweight World Champion Joe Cordina (17-0, 9 KOs) will make a second defence of his title in all-British clash against when he takes on IBO World Champion Anthony Cacace (21-1, 7KOs).

Former light heavyweight king Sergey Kovalev (35-4-1, 29 KOs) will continue his run at cruiserweight by taking on the unbeaten Robin Sirwan Safar (16-0, 12 KOs) from Sweden. Also featuring is British heavyweight star of the future Moses Itauma (7-0, 5 KOs), the World Youth Amateur champion from 2022, along with cruiserweight and 2021 Olympian David Nyika (8-0, 7 KOs) from New Zealand

The undercard will be live on TNT Sports Box Office from 4pm.

Most highly anticipated fight in 25 years

Alasdair Collis, director of commercial customers TNT Sports Business said: “Fury v Usyk is the most highly anticipated heavyweight fight for a quarter of a century and we’re thrilled to be able to offer the event exclusively live to commercial premises via TNT Sports Box Office.

“This is set to be one of the biggest nights in sporting history, offering a full evening of live world championship boxing which is bound to draw the crowds to enjoy this huge event together and in the nations’ pubs and bars.”

TNT Sports Box Office is available to commercial premises via channel 490 on the Sky platform. Existing TNT Sports commercial customers will be able to benefit from the special price of just £399 (excluding VAT) with the price for non-TNT Sports commercial customers £499. 

To order the fight customers should call 0800 678 1071.

Customers who order the fight before 12 February will be sent a free poster pack to help them market the event and social assets will be available to download.

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