Oleksandr Usyk Broken Jaw – Injury Update

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In a dramatic turn of events following his historic victory over Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk faced an unexpected challenge: a suspected broken jaw. The Ukrainian technician had just secured a split decision win, becoming a undisputed heavyweight champion.

Usyk and Fury engaged in a brutal 12-round war at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Fury, the towering Briton, tested Usyk’s resilience with every blow.

In the ninth round, Usyk rocked Fury, sending him to the canvas and turning the tide in his favor. Despite doctor’s orders, Usyk defied pain and exhaustion to attend the press conference.

Frank Warren, Fury’s promoter, revealed that Usyk had been rushed to the hospital with a suspected broken jaw.

‘Nothing major (is wrong with him),’ Alex Krassyuk Usyk’s Promoter told Boxing King Media. ‘So he went to the hospital after the press conference.

‘And they made the exams and it’s something like a one-week recovery. No broken jaw and thank God he is safe and sound.’

Oleksandr Usyk’s Promoter opened up on what happened after the fight

Oleksandr Usyk’s promoter opened up on what happened in the immediate aftermath of the fight.

‘When we went to the locker room, the local doctor came up to inspect,’ he added.

‘And Usyk felt some discomfort in his upper jaw and the doctor said anything could happen and this is a very sensitive area so you need to be inspected as fast as possible.

‘The doctor insisted it has to happen very fast and I came up to Usyk and said, “listen, we need to skip press conference because the doctor is pushing us hard and we need to go as soon as possible, the ambulance is prepared for the drive”.

‘But Usyk said “guys, listen we need to comply with our obligations, we have the press conference, let’s go to the hospital after the press conference”.

‘Then, again after more discussions with the doctor, (it was decided) we can’t go to the press conference because the doctor is pushing.’

He continued: ‘So I was the one who went to the press conference and I apologised for Usyk not showing up.

In the end, Oleksandr Usyk’s journey transcended boxing. From the frontline to the ring, he epitomized courage, determination, and sacrifice. His broken jaw became a symbol of unwavering resolve, and as the undisputed king, he etched his name into history.

Read More- Oleksandr Usyk’s Remarkable Journey From the Frontline to the Boxing Ring


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