Usyk vs. Fury fight in photos

On May 18, in the main event of a large-scale boxing evening in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) defeated British Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs) to become the first absolute heavyweight boxing champion of the world since 1999.

The fight went the full distance of 12 rounds and ended with Usyk winning by unanimous decision (114-113, 113-114, 115-112).

Here are the most striking Getty Images photos from the megafight: