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Oleksandr Usyk Drops Mchunu Three Times For KO in Nine

The Forum, Inglewood, California - Making his American debut, Olympic gold medal winner Oleksandr Usyk (11-0, 10KOs) scored three knockdowns to stop Thabiso Mchunu (17-3, 11KOs) in the ninth round to ...Read More

Photos: Usyk vs. Mchunu, Diaz vs. Garcia - Official Weigh-In

Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk (10-0, 9 KOs) weighed 199.6 pounds for the third fight HBO will televise Saturday night, a 12-round defense of Usyk’s WBO world cruiserweight title. Usyk’s opponent, South Afr...Read More

Hopkins, Smith Weigh 174; Smith: This ‘Common Man’ Beats His Ass

Joe Smith’s message after he and Bernard Hopkins weighed in at 174 pounds apiece Friday was simple. “I’m just gonna show that I am common,” said Smith (22-1, 18 KOs), who works as a laborer on Long Is...Read More

Photos: Usyk-Mchunu, Shabranskyy-Barrera, Diaz-Garcia Presser

In addition to Hopkins and Smith, Jr., co-main event fighters Joseph "Jojo" Diaz, Jr. (22-0, 13 KOs) and Horacio Garcia (30-1-1, 21 KOs) who will fight for Diaz, Jr.'s NABF Featherweight Title; and Ol...Read More

Usyk: I Want Several Titles, By 2018 I Think I'll Be at Heavyweight

Usyk: I Want Several Titles, By 2018 I Think I'll Be at Heavyweight

By Thomas Gerbasi - For anyone else, it might be a traumatic experience. For Oleksandr Usyk, going 12 rounds for the first time in just his 10th professional fight after winning each of his previous n...Read More

Usyk Ensuring Kovalev is Fully Prepared To Shock Andre Ward

To prepare for an Olympic gold medal winner, Sergey Kovalev enlisted the services of another Olympic gold medal winner. WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk is helping Kovalev prepare for the upc...Read More

Usyk Vows To Make a Statement To HBO Fans With Mchunu

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 w...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Thabiso Mchunu in Play For Hopkins-Smith

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Oleksandr Usyk (10-0, 9 KOs) was hunting for a viable opponent for an undercard position on the upcoming event featuring a light heavyweight battle between B...Read More

Thabiso Mchunu Inks Pact With Berman, Eyes Title Shot

In one of the biggest moves in local boxing in 2015, Golden Gloves has secured the services of cruiserweight contender Thabiso Mchunu. The popular southpaw will make his Golden Gloves bow on a loca...Read More

Mchunu vs. Makabu: B-Scene Staff Predictions

Possibly the best fight of the weekend is one that is not available to stateside fans, which is fitting since it takes place in a division largely ignored by American networks. Streaking cruiserwe...Read More

Ilunga Makabu Rallies To KO Thabiso Mchunu in Eleventh

International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - In a very important WBC cruiserweight eliminator - Thabiso Mchunu (16-2, 10KOs) came on strong, faded during the late rounds and...Read More

Mchunu-Makabu WBC Cruiserweight Eliminator on May 16

Durban, South Africa: Main Events, in conjunction with Ludonga Promotions, will be hosting the WBC World Title Eliminator in Thabiso "The Rock "Mchunu's native Durban, South Africa, at the ICC Centre,...Read More

Mchunu vs. Makabu Purse Bid Won By Main Events

Main Events won a purse bid for the WBC Cruiserweight Eliminator fight for the mandatory challenger for WBC Cruiserweight World Champion Grigory "Pretty Boy" Drozd (39-1, 27 KOs). The 12-round fight w...Read More

Drozd vs. Wlodarczyk II, Makabu-Mchunu in Eliminator

According to Anton Zhdanov, a manager of the reigning WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (38-1, 27 KOs), the World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch between the Russian and former champion Kr...Read More

Thabiso Mchunu Drops 54% of His Power on Wilson

Top cruiserweight contender Thabiso McHunu used combination punching, lateral movement and enough pop to control the gutsy Garrett Wilson over twelve rounds to win a unanimous decision in their NBC Sp...Read More

Thabiso Mchuno Decisions Wilson : Karl Dargan Wins

29-year old Lightweight Karl Dargan (17-0, 9 KO), 134, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, proved to have the better one, coming off the floor in round three to score two knockdowns and the stoppage in rou...Read More

Photos/Weights: Mchunu vs. Wilson, Dargan vs. Perez

Thabiso Mchunu and Garrett Wilson headline a rare Saturday afternoon edition of boxing on NBC, as the cruiserweights collide at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Both fighters easily made wei...Read More

Mchunu Confident He Can Beat Anyone at Cruiser

By Jake Donovan - It was supposed to be the start of something new for Eddie Chambers upon dropping down to the cruiserweight division a year ago. A win over then-unknown Thabiso Mchunu would’ve annou...Read More

Photos: Thabiso Mchunu-Garrett Wilson Final Presser

Kathy Duva - Welcome everyone to the beautiful Foxwoods Resort Casino. This is going to be our fourth show on broadcast NBC. We are very proud to bring boxing back to network television. This card i...Read More

Dargan-Perez Added to Mchunu-Wilson 9/20 NBC Show

Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) the current USBA Atlantic Coast Region Lightweight Champion looks to add another belt to his collection on Sept. 20, 2014 at Foxwoods Resort Casino when he faces A...Read More