What promotions in the United Kingdom or anywhere else for that matter weren’t able to accomplish, this Saudi mogul managed to do it without breaking a sweat. For months, there was a back a forth between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk’s promotions as they never agreed on putting together thatunification fight for all the Heavyweight belts. It took Turki Alalshikh only weeks to make happen, he is Saudi Arabia General Entertainment Authority who also happens to be UD Almeria’s owner. That’s the man boxing fans aroundthe world should thank for not only putting together this hitoric boxing match that was just moved to February, 2024. He’s also managed to put together another three events that will blow people away.
He was the mond behind the ‘Battle of the Baddest’ between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou back in October. Leading up to that event, we covered a picture that included some of the greatest boxers ever with Cristiano Ronaldo as an unexpected photo bomb. But Alalshikh wasn’t part of that picture. However, he was part of another picture that included everybody but Fury and Ronaldo. At the time it was snapped, none of those two were present but legends like Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, Conor McGregor, Evander Holyfield, Sugar Ray Leonard, Usyk himself, and many more were part of the picture. This man also put together the upcoming December 23 boxing event that is stacked and it will also happen in Riyadh. Alalshikh was right in the middle, he posted this image on his official X account.
Turki Alalshikh also announced the ‘Last Dance’ between Messi and Ronaldo
But the Almeria owner is also apparently pushing to make the matchhappen between Inter Miami CF and Al Nassr for early 2024. Although the MLS club just came out to deny this game is scheduled, we suspect Alalshikh is not giving up without a fight. We can expect tough negotiations in the coming weeks where he may get away with maing this friendly match after all. At the ver center of every single one of these negotiaitons, we have this Saudi mogul simply offering the right price. We know how Saudi Arabia has money to spend for all eternity. It was about time we put a face on that person behind all these events.