Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn cites Tony Bellew’s consistent improvement as the reason for making a fight with Oleksandr Usyk a reality. Following an impressive victory in the World Boxing Super Series, Usyk called out Bellew and eyebrows were immediately raised. Bellew had been contemplating walking away from the sport with back-to-back wins over David […]
Oleksandr Usyk v Tony Bellew is now official. All the belts at cruiserweight will be on the line as the charismatic pair do battle at the Manchester Arena on November 10th. In the aftermath of Usyk’s World Boxing Super Series victory, he immediately called for the popular Liverpudlian and he got his wish as Bellew […]
Sky Sports panelist Johnny Nelson dropped a bombshell on Saturday night. The former WBO cruiserweight champion stated his belief that Tony Bellew can outbox Oleksandr Usyk on November 10. Contrary to the belief of the vast majority of those predicting the fight, Nelson says Bellew has far more than a punchers chance. Speaking in his […]
Gavin McDonnell believes that Tony Bellew will continue to defy the odds by dethroning the cruiserweight king, Oleksandr Usyk. Bellew and Usyk are slated in to fight each other on November 10th, in Manchester, in what will be a huge bout. The occasion will be the first time all four sanctioning body titles have been […]
Bookmakers have given Oleksandr Usyk a huge chance of winning his battle against Tony Bellew despite punters backing the Briton. Bellew has opened as a sizable underdog in the fractions, following reports that a fight is edging closer. The 35-year-old has been installed as a 6/1 outsider by bookies, with Usyk being fancied at as short […]
Undisputed Cruiserweight World Champion Oleksandr Usyk has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. The pound-for-pound star will team up with Matchroom Boxing alongside K2 Promotions with his next fight to be shown live on streaming giant DAZN and Sky Sports. Ukrainian Cruiserweight king Usyk took the WBO and WBC belts into the World Boxing […]
WBC cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, and the WBA and IBF Champion, Russian boxer Murat Gassiev will contest the final of the Super World Series of Boxing.
WBO World Champion Oleksandr Usyk (12-0, 10 KOs) and Marco Huck (40-4-1, 27 KOs) both confident before the first ever contest of the World Boxing Super Series, the cruiserweight quarter-final at the Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin on September 9th.
Newly crowned World Boxing Organization Cruiserweight Champion, Oleksandr Usyk, (10-0, 9 KOs) of Kiev, Ukraine will make his highly anticipated United States debut in his first title defense against world ranked contender Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu, (17-2, 11 KOs) of South Africa on Saturday, December 17 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, CA and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Serhiy Vatamanyuk, coach of undefeated Ukrainian cruiserweight talent and WBO mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk, talked about Usyk’s mood and preparation for the most significant fight in his professional career.
Ukrainian powerhouse Oleksandr Usyk is set to defend his fringe WBO cruiserweight title against Scotland’s Stephen Simmons on home soil next month.
Ukrainian cruiserweight hope Oleksandr Usyk made it eight straight knockouts since turning professional with a third round stoppage of hard South African Jonny Muller in Kiev.
London 2012 Olympic heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk continued his early assault on the professional crusierweight rankings with a sixth straight stoppage win at the Sport Palace in Kiev.
2012 Olympic heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk is warming to the idea of a clash with Anthony Joshua at some point in the future as fans clamber see the two London gold medallists share a ring.
Oleksandr Usyk is a huge favorite to retain his titles against Tony Bellew on November 10 but remains cautious in his approach. Bellew is currently a 9/2 against underdog with William Hill to take Usyk’s four cruiserweight titles in Manchester. This hasn’t stopped Usyk declaring Bellew a warrior who fights to the end. Usyk, largely unbackable […]
Tony Bellew has promised to put Oleksandr Usyk on his list of KO victims when the pair collide next month. The former WBC cruiserweight champion bids to regain his old strap, plus three more versions when Bellew battles the current undisputed ruler. Usyk was all-conquering in claiming the World Boxing Super Series crown in Russia […]
Tony Bellew will present a difficult challenge for Oleksandr Usyk on November 10, according to K2 representative Alex Krassyuk. Home advantage, coupled with a relentless will to win means Bellew will make Usyk work for all he gets. Usyk puts all his belts on the line in what is already being labelled as a potential […]
Tickets went on sale on Monday for the eagerly-anticipated clash between Oleksandr Usyk and Tony Bellew. Cruiserweight king Usyk puts his four world titles on the line against Bellew on November 10 at Manchester Arena. According to Usyk advisor Egis Klimas, sales went very well indeed. “I have never seen anything like that, tickets sale […]
In a recent video with JD Sports, Anthony Joshua named cruiserweight Oleksandr Usyk as the pound for pound king. Ahead of his defence of the heavyweight belts against Alexander Povetkin this weekend, Joshua was asked to name the man he thinks is currently at the helm of boxing. The Londoner pushed the case for Usyk […]
Undisputed Cruiserweight World Champion Oleksandr Usyk will defend his WBC, IBF, WBA, WBO and Ring Magazine belts against Tony Bellew. The fight takes place at Manchester Arena on November 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and DAZN in the US. Pound-for-pound star Usyk made history by outclassing Murat Gassiev to become […]
As the cruiserweight division continues to heat up after a successful WBSS season one, Kevin Lerena waits idly by with a shoulder injury, eager to be amongst the best in the weight class. In an exclusive interview with WBN, promoter Rodney Berman gave his update on the IBO cruiserweight champion. “He’ll come back in February, […]
Dave Coldwell is arguably in the midst of his most hectic period as a trainer. On October 6th he takes Gavin McDonnell to Chicago to challenge Daniel Roman for the WBA super-bantamweight belt, and later that month he has Jordan Gill going for commonwealth honours against Ryan Doyle. With negotiations still taking place between Tony […]
Andre Ward believes that Tony Bellew should fight cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk at heavyweight if the two do collide this year.
The former WBC world cruiserweight champion, Tony Bellew (30-2-1) believes he’ll be losing on points in a brutal and punishing fight against the current, undisputed and unified world cruiserweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk (15-0-0), before inevitably chinning the Ukranian; knocking him spark-out and becoming the unified, two-time cruiserweight champion of the world.
Aleksandr Usyk’s manager Egis Klimas has informed WBN he expects a fight with Tony Bellew to take place at the cruiserweight limit.
The World Boxing Association (WBA) Classifications Committee announced its rankings for July, which includes the 15 best boxers in the 17 weight divisions. Only these boxers have the possibility of aspiring to a world title fight within their respective divisions.
Tony Bellew spoke about the possibility of facing World Boxing Super Series winner, cruiserweight king and pound for pound star Aleksandr Usyk after WBN confirmed talks were underway on Monday.
Women’s #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and Boxing’s Only Undisputed World Champion, ‘The First Lady’, Cecilia Braekhus, (34-0, 9 KO’s), of Oslo,