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Tyson Fury at Risk of DISQUALIFICATION Against Oleksandr Usyk, Warns Former Opponent

, Tyson Fury at Risk of DISQUALIFICATION Against Oleksandr Usyk, Warns Former Opponent

Risk of Disqualification

Tyson Fury is facing the possibility of being disqualified in his upcoming fight against Oleksandr Usyk, according to the boxer who gave him a tough challenge in the past.

Warning from Former Opponent

Steve Cunningham, who went head-to-head with Fury in 2013, has issued a cautionary message to the Gypsy King ahead of his clash with Usyk.

Undisputed Heavyweight Title on the Line

The highly-anticipated bout between Fury and Usyk is set to determine the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world when they meet in Saudi Arabia on May 18.

Concerns Raised

Cunningham has raised concerns about Fury's fighting style and suggested that the referee may be keeping a close eye on him during the fight, hinting at a potential disqualification.

, Tyson Fury at Risk of DISQUALIFICATION Against Oleksandr Usyk, Warns Former Opponent

Path to Redemption

Both fighters are vying to make history by becoming the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999, with a showdown against Anthony Joshua looming for the victor.

High Stakes

A significant financial penalty awaits any fighter who withdraws from the bout, adding extra pressure to ensure the fight goes ahead as planned on May 18.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference in amateur and professional boxing?

Amateur boxing focuses more on the sporting aspect. It focuses on technique, skill and scoring points than on knockouts. Often, the rounds are shorter and require protective headgear. Professional boxing, on the other hand, is a full-time career with longer rounds, no headgear, and a greater emphasis on power and knockouts.

Can boxing help improve mental health?

Boxing has the ability to significantly improve mental well-being by reducing stress and improving mood. It also boosts self-esteem while promoting discipline. The concentration required to train can also be used as a form meditation. It helps clear the brain and improves concentration.

What is the proper boxing stance?

The classic boxing posture involves standing with your legs shoulder-width apart. Your lead foot should be forward and your rear foot should be at a angle of 45 degrees. You should have your knees slightly bent and your weight evenly distributed on your balls of feet. Your hands should be raised to protect your face. Keep your elbows tucked into your torso to protect it.

How do I wrap my hands for boxing?

Hand wrapping helps protect your wrists and fingers from injury. Wraps are unwound and placed around the thumb. Extend the wrap over your hand and then circle your wrist. Wrap the Velcro around your wrist, crisscrossing your fingers and covering your knuckles.

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What is the best way to learn boxing for beginners?

Beginners do not need to spar right away. This is only necessary once they have a good foundation of the basics and are in good physical condition. Sparring under the supervision and wearing protective gear is essential to ensure safety.

How do I choose the right size and type of boxing glove?

Size and type of gloves you choose will depend on the activities you are doing (e.g. heavy bag work or sparring). Gloves can be measured in ounces. Many beginners start off with lighter gloves, such as 12oz. or 14oz. for training. As they progress into sparring, heavier gloves are used.


  • Studies show that proper hand wrapping can reduce the chance of hand and wrist injuries by as much as 40%.
  • Surveys reveal that close to 40% of new boxers join the sport for self-defense purposes rather than for competition or fitness.
  • Research indicates that nearly 70% of punches thrown by boxers during a match are jabs.
  • An analysis of boxing workouts demonstrates that participants can maintain a heart rate at 75-85% of their maximum, which is the optimal range for cardiovascular training.
  • Beginner boxers tend to make the mistake of holding their breath in 70% of cases during their initial training sessions.
  • Despite the stereotype that boxing is a young person’s sport, approximately 20% of all beginners are over the age of 40.
  • Studies suggest that about 30% of beginner boxers tend to neglect the importance of footwork in their initial training phase.
  • On average, beginners who undergo proper boxing training can expect to burn anywhere from 300 to 500 calories per hour.
  • Boxing has one of the lowest rates of injury compared to other contact sports, with approximately 1.1 injuries per 1,000 minutes of athletics.
  • On average, beginner boxers improve their punching power by 10%-20% after six months of consistent training.

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How To

How to Maintain Guard when Boxing

For defense, it is vital to have a solid guard. You should always keep your gloves on, facing your palms inwards and positioned directly in front. You should tuck your elbows in close to the body. This will protect you from body and head blows. When training, always maintain your guard posture and return your arms to the same position.



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