Word is Oleksandr Usyk has got bigger fish to fry. K2 Promotions Ukraine and Matchroom Boxing met in New York. They successfully negotiated the star-spangled path of the undisputed cruiserweight champion. It’s likely that Usyk’s (16-0, 12 KOs) next fight will be in May. The goal is to face a big name of the heavyweights […]
Tyson Fury has made the early running for WBN Fighter of the Year for 2018 after an exceptional comeback to the sport. The 30 year-old was a knockdown away from regaining the world heavyweight crown in a draw against Deontay Wilder last month. Fury has since been lauded for hauling himself off the canvas in the […]
Former world champion Tony Bellew has had over a month to reflect on the final fight of his career against Oleksandr Usyk. In an exclusive interview, Bellew spoke with WBN about his courageous attempt for the undisputed world cruiserweight title against the pound for pound star. Looking back, Bellew was asked how he feels now […]
Reports Anthony Joshua is ready to turn to Oleksandr Usyk in his quest to fight a big name on April 13 have surfaced this week. Eddie Hearn’s promotional rival Frank Warren has stated Joshua is ready to ditch best-laid plans to fight the winner of Dillian Whyte v Dereck Chisora. Upon witnessing Saturday’s awesome Fight […]
Promoter Eddie Hearn says unified heavyweight king Anthony Joshua is open to fighting Oleksandr Usyk. Joshua watched on as Usyk put an end to Tony Bellew’s challenge in Manchester last week. Before talk immediately switched to a possible run in the top division. Usyk has completely cleaned out the division and moving up seems the […]
Oleksandr Usyk is being backed at 6/4 to take his next fight in the heavyweight division and face Dillian Whyte, following his powerful eighth round knockout victory over Tony Bellew on Saturday night. The Ukrainian puncher provided a conclusive finish to his 16th victory at cruiserweight and the leading online bookmaker is now tipping him […]
The Brilliant Oleksandr Usyk proved his mettle as the best cruiserweight in the world as the Ukrainian wore down a gracious Tony Bellew. Despite keeping things tight on the scorecards, Bellew seemed to tire in the seventh and Usyk devastatingly took advantage in the next round. A superb and hurtful combination put Bellew down and […]
Fans are in for a real treat on November 10 as Oleksandr Usyk makes his debut on DAZN. The current undisputed cruiserweight king is fresh from a dominating win in the World Boxing Super Series over unified champion Murat Gassiev and has the world at his feet. At 31 and with a stunning 15-0 run […]
Oleksandr Usyk wouldn’t have remained at cruiserweight for any old fight, according to manager Egis Klimas. The superb Ukrainian has consistently been linked to a heavyweight campaign on the back of becoming undisputed at 200 pounds. Lifting the Ali Trophy and defeating the number two, three and four cruisers in the world, Usyk had a […]
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.
Up at his world famous The Summit Gym, Abel Sanchez is expecting another arrival in the near future in former unified cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev. Following his spirited loss to Oleksandr Usyk in the World Boxing Super Series Final, Gassiev has been recovering from a shoulder injury. Sanchez, who guided Gassiev to IBF and […]
Some of the biggest names in boxing will be on display as Ring 8 will host their annual Holiday and Awards Ceremony at Russo’s on the Bay (162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414) beginning at 12:30 p.m. and lasting to 5:30 p.m. WBO Welterweight world champion Terence Crawford will take home the coveted […]
Adonis Stevenson saw his five-and-a-half-year reign as the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion end. Oleksandr Gvozdyk dethroned boxing’s longest reigning champion with a devastating 11th round knockout Saturday in Quebec City in a SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION telecast that immediately preceded the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury SHOWTIME PPV. Gvozdyk (16-0, 13 KOs) used a powerful […]
Oleksandr Gvozdyk halted the long reign of Adonis Stevenson with an eleventh round stoppage in Quebec City. ‘The Nail’ saw an opportunity late on and took it as Stevenson struggled to deal with the youth and power of the Ukrainian. Stevenson began well in the opening couple of sessions but was caught by Gvozdyk in […]