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Usyk's Team To Meet With Hearn This Week To Map Out 2019

In a year where he became the undisputed World cruiserweight champion and was universally hailed as 2018 Fighter of the Year, Oleksandr Usyk’s greatest upcoming challenge may very well be providing an...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Manager: No One Has Contacted Us On Usyk Fight

There have been several rumors on who Oleksandr Usyk will fight next. The consensus 2018 Fighter of the Year by most publications went 3-0 last year, beating Mairis Briedis, Murat Gassiev, and Tony Be...Read More

Promoter: Usyk Can Face Ortiz, Povetkin or Lebedev

Ukraine’s Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs), the only undisputed male world champion (meaning he holds all four major belts – WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF) at the moment, had a banner year in 2018, winning thri...Read More

Callum Smith's Coach: Andre Ward Wants Silly Money To Return

Joe Gallagher, trainer of WBA super middleweight champion Callum Smith, says a sought after dream fight with Andre Ward is likely not going to happen. Smith, who had a banner year in 2018 by winning t...Read More

Malignaggi: Usyk Can Become Decent Sized Heavyweight

Former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi felt WBC, WBO, IBF, WBA cruiserweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk was the one boxer who really stuck out and elevated himself in 2018. Usyk unifi...Read More

BoxingScene.com's 2018 Fighter of The Year: Oleksandr Usyk

BoxingScene.com's 2018 Fighter of The Year: Oleksandr Usyk

By Keith Idec - When Oleksandr Usyk unloaded that straight left hand to finish Tony Bellew, the emerging star emphatically placed a proverbial exclamation point on his tremendous 2018. The unbeaten Uk...Read More

Hearn Tabs Usyk and Warrington as Top Standouts of 2018

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom has tabbed Oleksandr Usyk and Josh Warrington as his two standout boxers of 2018. Usyk, who is now co-promoted by Hearn, is almost universally being recognized as th...Read More

Dmitry Bivol is Not Surprised at Level of Talent From Ukraine

WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia is not surprised with the level of talent to come out of Ukraine in the last few years. Vasiliy Lomachenko, Artem Dalakian, Oleksandr Usyk and Ole...Read More

Coldwell Reflects on Bellew's Loss To Usyk, World Title Run

IT has been over a month since the night Dave Coldwell describes as the most heart-breaking of his coaching career. After masterminding two shock wins over David Haye, the next step for star pupil Ton...Read More

Hearn: Usyk Could Face Takam, Winner or Loser of Whyte-Chisora

WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk is still expected to make his heavyweight debut in 2019. Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) is likely going to be the 2018 Fighter of The Year - with unmatche...Read More

Hearn: I Think Usyk Returns in April or May, 1 or 2 Before Joshua

WBO, IBF, WBA, WBC cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will likely take one of two fights before a potential heavyweight clash with WBO, WBA, IBF, IBO champion Anthony Joshua. Eddie Hearn, who promo...Read More

Lebedev Targets Usyk Mandatory Fight as Final Career Bout

Russian boxer Denis Lebedev said he intends to end his professional career after a potential fight with Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk. As Lededev’s manager Vadim Kornilov said earlier, the World Boxing Ass...Read More

Hearn: Usyk Will Be Ringside, Has Eyes on Whyte-Chisora Winner

Eddie Hearn predicts Oleksandr Usyk will have some headline heavyweight bouts in 2019 as there are few options remaining for him at cruiserweight. The highly gifted undisputed cruiserweight champion d...Read More

Adonis Stevenson Endures Post-Sergey Kovalev Hype

It was early 2014, and the stage appeared to be set for a monster 175-pound unification supremacy clash on HBO between Haitian-born Canadian southpaw Adonis “Superman” Stevenson and Russian Sergey “Th...Read More

Hearn on Usyk Opponents: Miller, Whyte, Chisora, Kownacki, Ortiz

Eddie Hearn, co-promoter for WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, outlined a variety of potential opponents for the boxer. Earlier this month, Usyk knocked out Tony Bellew in what...Read More

Michael Hunter Hopes For Heavyweight Rematch With Usyk

Heavyweight contender Michael Hunter is hoping to eventually land the opportunity for a rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. In April 2017, Usyk won a twelve round unanimous decision over Hunter....Read More

Josh Kelly: Usyk Not Ready For Joshua, Can He Take The Power?

OLEKSANDR USYK is not ready to step up and challenge Anthony Joshua at heavyweight. That’s according to Josh Kelly, the British welterweight starlet who produced a first-round stoppage of Fabian Casti...Read More

Haye: Usyk Can't Get Hit Like That By Joshua; He Has Work To Do

David Haye is one of only two boxers that can offer a personal perspective on what it takes for a cruiserweight champion to move up and beat a huge heavyweight champion. The retired Haye’s advice to O...Read More

Holyfield: Two Different Eras, Usyk is The Best of His Time

Evander Holyfield offered a scouting report of his first glimpse of southpaw Oleksander Usyk, an impromptu review of a Youtube video on his cell phone of the 31-year-old Ukrainian undisputed cruiserwe...Read More

Hearn: Joshua-Usyk Will Be A Massive Fight One Day, Not Now

Eddie Hearn envisions a day when Anthony Joshua-Oleksandr Usyk will do big business in the United Kingdom. Their promoter wholeheartedly agrees with Usyk, though, in that the Joshua fight isn’t quite ...Read More