Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will fight for the undisputed heavyweight title on 18 May 2024 in Saudi Arabia. An epic Boxing showdown is set to take place between two of the world’s greatest boxers Tyson Fury, 35, is the WBC champion with Ukraine’s Usyk, 36, holding the WBA, WBO and IBF belts.
The winner in Riyadh will become the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 1999. History will be made on 17 February in Riyadh. Never has there been a four-belt heavyweight undisputed world champion.The fight as part of the many exciting events that take place as part of Riyadh Season and is scheduled to take place on May 18, 2024, in the Kingdom Arena: Built in 60 days and accommodates more than 40,000 people.
Saudi Arabia’s capital embraces one of the world’s biggest entertainment events every year during winter. Since the launch of Riyadh Season in 2019, the festival has welcomed visitors from all over the world to experience thousands of unique entertainment events, concerts, exhibitions and dining experiences. Riyadh Season 2023 commenced on Saturday, 28 October with a spectacular opening ceremony and the historic boxing match between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou, followed up by the ‘Day of Reckoning’ on December 23 featuring Anthony Joshua vs Otto Wallin and Deontay Wilder vs Joseph Parker as the headline fights.
Riyadh Season is one of the world’s largest winter entertainment event. Variety of food from around the world, courtesy of exclusive restaurants — plus countless exciting surprises. The festivities capture the essence of Saudi, from its Najdi heritage to its present-day dynamism.
Riyadh Season” refers to a series of exciting, must see, entertainment and cultural events held in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. These events aim to promote tourism, culture, and entertainment in the region. Riyadh Season is part of the Saudi Vision 2030 initiative, which seeks to diversify the country’s economy and enhance its cultural and entertainment offerings.
The events typically include Live Boxing, concerts, performances, art exhibitions, sports activities, and various cultural and recreational activities. These initiatives are part of the broader effort by Saudi Arabia to open up to international tourism and showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage.
The Boulevard City is one of the most important destinations of the Riyadh season, located in the north of Riyadh. It contains several events. It is the largest sustainable Entertainment hub in the season. It includes gardens, a dance fountain, several cafes, local and global restaurants,BLVD Square area hosts top local and global brand stores. The Garden hub zone contains many fast-food restaurants and many theatres for artistic and singing performances.
An unprecedented broadcast distribution deal for ‘Ring of Fire’, the Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship fight between the WBC champion Tyson Fury and unified champion Oleksandr Usyk, has been set for fans worldwide.
In a groundbreaking agreement, the first Undisputed heavyweight title fight of the century will be available to fans on PPV across three major UK sports broadcasters: TNT Sports, DAZN, and Sky Sports.
Fury vs Usyk, which will be showcased as part of Riyadh Season, is the biggest fight that can be made in boxing and H.E. Advisor Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), wishes to ensure the event is available to as many fans as possible via the biggest platforms.
HE Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA), said “Since our first Riyadh Season in 2019, the Season has developed a reputation for hosting the biggest events and they do not come much bigger than the undisputed heavyweight title fight. This is history in the making, a fight the world has waited for. Now it is a reality, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is excited to be hosting this era-defining fight. This will be a global spectacle and we will do everything to ensure that everyone has an experience that matches an event of this magnitude.”
Fury vs Usyk, ‘Ring of Fire’ will feature two further world championship fights at the Kingdom Arena, in Riyadh.
The whole card will be broadcast on TNT Sports PPV. You can buy events via discovery+ or via boxoffice.tntsports.co.uk, Sky, EE TV, and Virgin Media TV. Note You can only watch TNT Sports Box Office events where you purchased them, e.g. to watch an event on your Sky set-top-box, you’ll need to purchase the event through your Sky set-top-box (not the discovery+ app).
Shay Segev, CEO of, DAZN said: “It is an honour for DAZN to have been chosen by Riyadh Season again as their global broadcast and distribution partner for ‘Ring of Fire’. DAZN is the undisputed home of boxing, and for this fight, we will be offering a free month’s subscription in the UK & US alongside any PPV purchase allowing fans to enjoy an unmatched catalogue of fights this spring. We share Riyadh Season’s ambitions and look forward to what we can achieve together.” Riyadh Season’s “Ring of Fire” will be available globally on DAZN, including in the UK and US.
Sky Sports Managing Director, Jonathan Licht, said: “Sky Sports is the undisputed home for sports fans, and with our long history of broadcasting the biggest bouts in boxing history, it’s only right we’re bringing the most anticipated fight in 25 years to our customers. With Fury v Usyk, as well as two further world championship fights on the card, it’s set to be a truly momentous occasion and we can’t wait to watch.”
Riyadh Season: Ring of Fire will take place at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Tickets are now being sold online and various retailers are putting their offers up